The Nature Boy Ric Flair enjoys voicing his opinion and sharing his thoughts on hot-button wrestling issues, whether they be from the past or the present. He recently brought out a past incident involving WWE Hall of Famer Eric Bischoff. Ric Flair took out some time to address the animosity between himself and Bischoff, but he also revealed why he respects Easy E.

Ric Flair and Eric Bischoff don’t agree on everything, and that has been made very evident over the past few weeks. Bischoff recently made an appearance in Ric Flair’s documentary “Woooooo! Becoming Ric Flair,” and he wasn’t afraid to express his opinions on him, including his irritation with him over skipping an episode of “WCW Thunder.”

The Nature has responded to Eric Bischoff’s comments on the latest episode of his podcast, “To Be The Man”. Flair hit back at Bischoff’s comments by asserting that he’s opinions haven’t changed. Ric also called Bischoff an “arrogant dick.”

“It doesn’t change my opinion. He’s an arrogant dick … He had to bring it to my attention that there were rules to comply by, and that I didn’t ask for the time off to take my son to the AU Nationals.”


Ric Flair refuted Eric Bischoff’s earlier assertions that he had to sign Hulk Hogan to a contract with WCW because Flair wasn’t bringing in any revenue. He said that because Bischoff didn’t know Hogan, he was the one who brought him into the organization. He continued by saying that, in his opinion, his earlier remarks were appropriate.

Despite the ongoing hostility, Ric Flair noted that he still has respect for Eric Bischoff for two things he did in the past. Flair mentioned on the podcast that Bischoff reached out to him when he tragically lost his son.

“He called me when my son died – which is more than a couple other people I can name did – and … when Charles [Robinson] and I wrestled Savage and Madusa. Randy jumped off the top rope and broke Charles’ ribs. He almost killed him [after his lung collapsed]. Randy didn’t give him a f*cking dime. Eric wrote him a check for $25,000, so I will thank Eric for that.”

It should be noted Ric Flair’s son, Reid Fliehr, died at age 25 in a Charlotte hotel room from substance related issues. Reid was always familiar with the world of wrestling. He was a decorated amateur wrestler before training and taking after his father by working in professional wrestling. Obviously, Ric Flair hasn’t forgotten about people who were there for him during his darkest moments. Stay tuned to Ringside News for more.

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