Richard Morgan Fliehr (born February 25, 1949) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Ric Flair. Also known as 'The Nature Boy', Flair is considered to be one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time with a professional career that spans 40 years. He is noted for his lengthy and highly decorated tenures with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (now known as WWE), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). Flair is officially recognized by WWE, TNA and PWI as a 16-time World Heavyweight Champion (eight-time NWA Champion, six-time WCW Champion and two-time WWF Champion) although his actual tally of World Championship reigns varies by sourceFlair considers himself a 21-time world champion. In World Championship Wrestling (WCW), he also had two stints as a bookerin - and 1994.
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