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The Lilsboys talk to Ric Flair

This week The Sun Online’s wrestling columnists The LilsBoys went an hour with the Nature Boy Ric Flair. The full candid interview can be read at,,2003560001-2004180004,00.html

Here are just a few of the highlights, with Ric shooting on:

WCW: “I was glad to see WCW close down! The company was an embarrassment to anything I’d ever known or been part of. It was such a sad day for the 150 individuals who lost their jobs – with relatively small compensation packages – and the people responsible for that happening should be dead. I totally blame Eric Bischoff, Vince Russo was just another add-on.”

Mick Foley: “Falling off a building does not make you a wrestler. Where
would he be if he hadn’t fallen on a bed of thumb tacks? I get along with
Mick, he’s drawn a lot of money and been very successful – but he’s not a
great wrestler by any means. He’s a stunt man.”

The Greenville Raw: “People always ask me what the biggest match or biggest night of my career was. It’s easy to look back in time and say it was the first time I won the NWA championship, but right now the greatest moment in my career was that night on Raw.”

The plane ride from hell: “I don’t even know what they’re talking about,
none of that happened. I really don’t have a comment as there is no truth
there. And the claims have been made two years later. If it was bad then,
why didn’t something happen then?”

The best wrestler ever: “I’ve been in the ring with everyone, so I can truly
determine who the greats are and the four best wrestlers I’ve ever seen are
Harley Race, Shawn Michaels, Triple H and Ricky Steamboat.”

Also in the chat Ric shared his thoughts on Hulk Hogan, Vince McMahon, Brock Lesnar, Ultimate Warrior, George Bush and picked his favourite Four Horseman line-up.