Pro Wrestler & Celebrity Ric Flair Undergoes Emergency Surgery, Has Strong Ties To Watauga County

Last Updated on August 14, 2017 9:19 pm

Ric Flair, a staple in the pro wrestling scene since the 1980's, underwent emergency surgery on Monday according to media reports.

Flair, 68-years-old, was admitted to an ICU unit at a unnamed Atlanta hospital over the weekend.  The CEO for LegacyTalentLLC , which represents Flair, tweeted out on Sunday

On Monday evening she tweeted

Flair has deep connections to the High Country. Besides performing at various venues locally during his career, his daughter Ashley (now known as Charlotte Flair in the WWE) was a member of the Appalachian State volleyball team in the early 2000's.

Flair has been commissioned at least three times to be a part of the Appalachian State football team introductions.

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