Can someone explain to me why Ric Flair is considered an all time great wrestler?
Not a troll/hate thread. I'm genuinely curious, I didn't start getting into wrestling till late 90's/early 00, Flairs prime years were well before my time, I saw his stuff in Evolution and such but he had taken more of a manager role by then. I have gone back and watched matches involving Flair that I've heard about that are deemed classic, his match with Steamboat, the 92' rumble, and I don't get it, he's charismatic as hell theres no denying that, definitely a great talker and showman, but when it comes to his actual wrestling I dunno...maybe I'm watching the wrong matches but he actually seems kinda average in ring skill wise? No I'm not one of those dudes that think a wrestler pulling off a bunch of flips makes them a great wrestler, but from the matches I've watched he did same kinda basic, I find prime HBK and even prime Rock a lot more entertaining to watch. Help me out here?
Smackdown! Fave Five: AJ Styles, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Shinsuke Nakaruma , Randy Orton.
RAW Fave Five: Samoa Joe, Brock Lesnar, Bray Wyatt, Chris Jericho, Seth Rollins.
Current Overall Fave Five: AJ Styles, Chris Jericho, Seth Rollins, Randy Orton, The Miz.
All Time Fave Five: Edge,The Rock, Undertaker, Chris Jericho, Shawn Micheals
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