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Your latest sign Ric Flair’s Last Match wasn’t Ric Flair’s last match

That Ric Flair’s Last Match wouldn’t actually be Ric Flair’s last match was a running joke among fans & industry observers in the build up to the show Conrad Thompson & team put together for July 31 in Nashville. Many of us watched the Nature Boy return to the ring for TNA (now Impact) after WWE executed a pretty flawless retirement angle for him at WrestleMania 24 back in 2008. He’s also become the primary example of a pro wrestler who can’t live without the attention being a pro wrestler brings, so...

Hopefully everyone who spent money on a ticket or a stream for the show was in on the joke, or they’re eventually probably going to have a case of buyer’s remorse.

We’ve been getting signs all along that Naitch wouldn’t hang up his boots for good after the 73 year old & his son-in-law Andrade El Ídolo defeated Jeff Jarrett & Jay Lethal to wrap up SummerSlam weekend in Music City.

Here’s the latest:

There’s so much to celebrate from Flair’s 50 years in the business. It’d be nice if we could do that without the threat/promise of another “last match” or three.

But it’s all part of the Nature Boy experience, I reckon. WOOO?

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