Ricky Rhodes

Real Name: Richard Morgan Fliehr

Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee

Billed From: Charlotte, North Carolina

Height: 6 ft 1 in

Weight: 243 lb

Born: February 25, 1949

Debut: December 10, 1972

Work History:
Trained by:
  • Verne Gagne
Ring Names:
  • Black Scorpion, The (Flair)
  • Ric Flair
  • Ricky Rhodes
Nick Names:
  • "Ramblin Ricky Rhodes"
  • "Nature Boy"
  • "Naitch"
  • "The Dirtiest Player in the Game"
  • "Stylin' and Profilin'"
  • "The Man"
  • "The Limousine Ridin' Jet Flying Kiss Stealin' Wheelin' Dealin' Son of a Gun"
  • "Space Mountain"
  • "The Sixty-Minute Man"
  • "Slick Ric"
  • "The Master of the Figure Four"
  • "The Golden Stallion"
  • "Wrestling God"
Teams and Stables:
  • Ricky Rhodes
  • Ricky Rhodes
  • Ricky Rhodes
  • Ricky Rhodes
Finishing Moves:
  • Diving knee drop
  • Figure four leglock
  • Testicular claw
  • Knife-edged chop usually with Flair or the crowd shouting "Wooooooooo!"
  • Flair-flop
Comments
WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2008)St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2007 Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum Class of 2006 NWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2008) On April 15, 2008 Flair was honored in Congress by a representative from North Carolina, Republican Sue Myrick, who praised his career and what he means to the state.On October 19, 1998, it was declared "Ric Flair Day" in Minneapolis, Minnesota by Mayor Sharon Belton and on November 15, 2008, it was declared "Ric Flair Day" in Norfolk, Virginia.The "Woooooo!" yell has since become a tribute to Flair, and is often shouted by the crowd whenever a wrestler performs a knife-edge chop, one of Flair's signature moves.Managed:
Evolution (Triple H, Batista and Randy Orton)
Stone Cold Steve Austin
The Big Show
Carlito
David Flair
Reid Flair
Ricky Morton
Fortune (A.J. Styles, Kazarian, Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm), Douglas Williams and Matt Morgan)