The Last Real World Champion: The Legacy of "Nature Boy" Ric Flair (Paperback)

The Last Real World Champion: The Legacy of

The Last Real World Champion: The Legacy of "Nature Boy" Ric Flair (Paperback)


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"Tim Hornbaker further establishes himself as possibly the finest wrestling historian writing today." -- SLAM Wrestling on Death of the Territories

From the author of Death of the Territories and Capitol Revolution comes the definitive biography of "Nature Boy" Ric Flair

For more than a century, professional wrestling has cultivated some of the most eccentric and compelling personalities. As the embodiment of flamboyance and intensity, the "Nature Boy" Ric Flair stood at wrestling's apex for decades, cementing his place as a once-in-a-lifetime athlete and performer. When he was in the ring, fans knew they were witnessing the very best, and he not only became a multi-time world heavyweight champion in the NWA, WCW, and the WWE, but his status as a generational great has been confirmed with inductions into numerous Halls of Fame.

The Last Real World Champion: The Legacy of "Nature Boy" Ric Flair is a gripping portrait of a wrestling legend. This unflinching biography explores the successes, struggles, and controversy of Flair's life in wrestling, pulling no punches in sharing the truth behind his in-ring achievements and out-of-the-ring hardships. Today, Flair is celebrated for his pioneering career and as an iconic figure in the realm of mainstream sports entertainment. Celebrated wrestling historian Tim Hornbaker tells Flair's complete story, with meticulous attention to detail and exhaustive research, creating a must-read for fans of wrestling, sports, and popular culture.

Tim Hornbaker is the author of nine nonfiction books, including Death of the Territories: Expansion, Betrayal and the War that Changed Pro Wrestling Forever and National Wrestling Alliance: The Untold Story of the Monopoly that Strangled Pro Wrestling. He lives in Tamarac, Florida, with his wife, Jodi.
Product Details ISBN: 9781770416260
ISBN-10: 1770416269
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication Date: September 12th, 2023
Pages: 392
Language: English