Tag: NWA

Goodbye Dream: Dusty Rhodes Passes Away At Age 69

The list of transcendent figures throughout the annals of professional wrestling is debatable. Certainly, names like Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Ric Flair come to mind right away. However, any discussion about the important figures in professional wrestling must include the electrifying “American Dream” […]

Bad Moments In Wrestling Race Relations: Vol. 1

The internet wrestling community was abuzz two weeks ago over an article that appeared in The Atlantic about the WWE’s problem with race and a lack of a black world champion. Soon after the article popped up, Dion Beary (the article’s author) even appeared on Grantland’s Cheap Heat podcast to […]

The Many Faces of Flair

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Ric+Flair&iid=4421160″ src=”d/9/a/b/WrestleMania_25th_Anniversary_1ab3.jpg?adImageId=10698760&imageId=4421160″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Thursday marks a great day in American history. No, no, no. Not Cassius Clay knocking out Sonny Liston. The legendary Nature Boy Ric Flair celebrates birthday 61.