Kevin Sullivan, in a conversation for Tuesday With The Taskmaster" podcast, commented on Ric Flair and the fact that he has been on the wrestling scene for many years. Although they tried a lot to 'kick him out', Flair stayed despite everything and proved that he is really passionate about wrestling.
“Ric started in 1974. They’ve tried to get him out of the business since 1988. They’ve been trying to get out of the business. Jim Herd couldn’t do it. Eric Bischoff couldn’t do it. We’ve heard stories after stories.
‘Why is he granted a pass?’ He’s driving 200 miles an hour and a 40-mile-an-hour zone. Cop pulls him over, ‘Oh, hey Ric. Can I get an energy drink?’”- he said.
Kevin Sullivan on Ric Flair
Sullivan thinks Flair will be a great addition to AEW, considering how good he is at his job.
Ric Flair is one of the most popular people in the world of wrestling. “Here’s the thing, Ric did this for them, he gave them a momentum swing because, for some reason, everybody loves Ric Flair. I mean, he’s on all the podcasts.
It’s huge, it’s amazing what he does”. On the other hand, Sullivan hopes that Flair will not decide to wrestle in AEW. He doesn't want to see him hurt this time. In addition, Sullivan was even more concrete and emphasized that he doesn't want to see Flair dead in the ring.
“I certainly hope not. I love Ric. I think we all love Ric. He’s one of those guys that can do no wrong. I don’t want to see him get hurt. Especially the last time, in front of his children and grandchildren. I mean, he has been the standard bearer, whether we liked it or not, for at least two, if not three generations.
I don’t want to see him die in the ring”. Source: Pwmania
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