Ric Flair has been released from his WWE contract. The 16 time world champion’s departure from the company has been confirmed in a short statement by WWE:
It has been mentioned that the statement does not include the include the wishing Ric the best in his future endeavours line, which is customary in the majority of WWE releases.
This is the second surprising release by WWE in under a week. Saturday saw the shock release of Bray Wyatt from his WWE contract.
The 16 time world champion is one of the most famous faces in professional wrestling. Flair’s wild lifestyle has become living legend as has even seen the former WWE World Champion migrate into pop culture, such as appearances in music videos:
Ric Flair has now broken his silence following the announcement by WWE. Flair has posted a response to the news on his social media. The WWE Hall of Famer has stated that creative differences is the reason why the release was asked for:
Features of Wrestling will provide any updates to the story once they become available.
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