– It has been reported on WSOC-TV channel 9 news in Charlotte, North Carolina this afternoon that divorce papers were filed against him last May by long-time wife Beth.
The papers allege alcohol, steroid abuse, and physical abuse. Beth Fleihr claimed that the WWE Intercontinental Champion had, “slapped, kicked, choked and bit her.” Ric Flair says that Beth had assaulted him more then once, “striking him about the head and body.” He also said he “feared for his physical and emotional safety.”
Ric Flair has a January court date relating to a road rage incident last week. Flair has denied the charges and claims he will be exonerated.
– WWE.com has announced that Saturday Night’s Main Event will return to NBC in March 2006.
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