Ric Flair was victorious in his retirement match on the Ric Flair’s Last Match occasion on Sunday inside Nashville Municipal Auditorium, defeating each Jeff Jarrett and Jay Lethal alongside Andrade El Idolo. Late within the match, Lethal wound up getting whacked with a guitar by Jarrett when El Idolo made a well timed save. Conrad Thompson then threw Andrade a pair of brass knuckles and slid them onto Flair’s hand. He popped Jarrett square within the face, then utilized the Figure Four Leglock. Referee Dave Miller then ran down and counted the pinfall, awarding “The Nature Boy” his last victory contained in the squared circle.
Flair spoke with ComicBook main as much as Sunday’s match, saying he would think about the tag group match a becoming finale for his profession if it exceeded every little thing he had accomplished following his unique retirement at WrestleMania XXIV in 2008. Sunday was his seventeenth match since his iconic retirement bout with “The Heartbreak Kid,” which included a tour of Australia with Hulk Hogan and a stint in Impact (TNA) Wrestling. His final match earlier than Sunday was a televised match in September 2011 in opposition to Sting.
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“It has to be really good, it has to be better than anything I did after Shawn Michaels,” Flair stated. “It’s not about the money. It’s all about re-establishing the fact I have my self-confidence. It’s never been higher. Back then, at that time, I was still having self-confidence issues and I was paying out (for his divorces) more to three people and had to go to work. Now I don’t have to do anything.
“But it gave me a aim,” he continued. “I’ve been understanding. Kelly (Brewster) and I labored collectively, as companions on this (his upcoming comedian guide sequence) however she additionally trains with me and it is lots of onerous work. We drive 45 miles as much as John Cena’s place within the morning for an hour and a half. And then we go right down to Saint Peak to coaching like there is not any tomorrow for 2 hours and it is much more enjoyable for me if I’ve somebody to compete in opposition to.”