Here's the video for the match that was described as a botchfest with Sting forgetting several spots and Ric Flair suffering an injury to his arm. They obviously cleaned it up pretty well but this was just horrible.
What the hell is Flair doing taking not one but two big bumps off the top rope? The man is 62-years-old and he's getting superplexed off the top. This occurs around the 6:25 mark of the video and also coincides with when Flair starts favoring his arm and acting like he's legitimately hurt.
Then we get the big run-in from Immortal and it becomes an absolute mess. Flair nails Sting with brass knuckles given to him by Hulk Hogan and proceeds to wait a full 15 seconds before going for the cover. The subsequent kick-out by Sting was the most pathetic thing I've seen in a pro wrestling match since the last time Hogan was in the ring.
Everyone just looks like they are mailing it in at this point and it's just sad.
After Sting gets the submission win, commentator Mike Tenay literally says these exact words: "Sting finally accomplishes his goal. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, get ready because it's going to be Sting vs. Hulk Hogan at Bound for Glory."
The last time a match between these two had any meaning at all was 1997. That was 14 years ago. Thankfully, it appears the match could be in jeopardy due to Hogan's extensive health issues and you know what? That's not such a bad thing. It's time for both of these guys -- Flair, too -- to hang 'em up.