In recent years, Ric Flair seems to have entered a period of second youth, with the two-time WWE Hall of Famer looking unstoppable, having already passed the age of 70 and continuing to travel the length and breadth of the world, between events and convention of wrestling and appearing here and there in front of the cameras of various TV and newspapers.
In recent years, Ric had also returned to work on-screen with WWE, alongside his daughter Charlotte, in the hugely popular feud with Lacey Evans, before the girl was absent for her second pregnancy and was away from the WWE screens for over a year.
A few years ago, however, Ric Flair encountered a very very serious health problem, which led him to be operated upon and then he remained in intensive care, in a coma for three days, with several friends and relatives of the Nature Boy who thought he would die.
Even the WWE was convinced that it was going to witness the death of one of the greatest ever and created a special posthumous thanks to be broadcast on its networks in case of death.
New details on Ric Flair
As very often happens for personalities advanced in the years of the entertainment world, several journalists prepare the so-called crocodile, or an article or a special on the death of someone, in the event that this celebrity suddenly passes away.
In the case of Ric Flair, in fact, WWE had already prepared all the possible material to be put on stage in case Ric had not woken up from a coma, with the same Nature Boy who in his last interview stated to The Pivot microphones: "31 days later, I woke up in intensive care.
For 13 days I was attached to life support machinery. I had no memory for six months. I remember going on but I had no memory of the past. I deleted everything. I was operated on a Monday morning. WWE had also prepared a special about me because I only had a 5% chance that I would make it.
It was something that made me reevaluate everything. But at the end of the day, I still think that if you're not hurting anyone and you're not malicious, I don't think it's wrong to have fun. I will not stop. I spent a whole year in the fear that I could die any day.
Once you feel this bad, I mean, anyone, and you live with this anxiety, then eventually you start to be a lot more confident in life. Then I had a beer and champagne and then two beers and a couple of years later, now I also drink vodka every now and then.
I think it's the best way for me to understand that I have nothing else to do yet. My family is all in wonderful places."