Publisher: Pocket Books; No Edition Stated edition (July 6, 2004)
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"Woooooo! ™" With that positive cry, "Nature Boy" Ric aptitude handed his predecessors and his friends to develop into one of many maximum specialist wrestlers in heritage. To wrestling fanatics, the character Boy is a platinum-blond deity. A sixteen-time international Champion, "Slick Ric" may persuade tv audience momentous lifestyles event may move them via in the event that they overlooked an upcoming fit. His competitors have been challenged with this easy taunt: "To be the fellow, you need to beat the man." From the instant he used to be born, Richard Morgan Fliehr used to be enmeshed in controversy. Like the various different kids followed during the Tennessee kid's domestic Society, he had it appears been stolen from his delivery mom and dad. Raised simply open air Minneapolis, Ric used to be a distracted pupil, an excellent athlete, and a wild occasion boy. Then, an opportunity assembly with Olympic weightlifter Ken Patera, directed aptitude to the realm wrestling. In 1974, aptitude relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina, igniting the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling promoting. He used to be nearly pressured to retire a 12 months later whilst his again was once damaged in a aircraft crash. aptitude recuperated, and in 1981 he might win his first nationwide Wrestling Alliance championship. because the such a lot traveled champion ever, he as soon as wrestled eighteen hour-long playing cards in the course of a fourteen-day stretch. ahead of deciding to buy global Championship Wrestling in 1988, Ted Turner was once given insurance that the character Boy would include the package deal. yet Flair's clashes with WCW administration could force him to international Wrestling leisure. whilst he later lower back to WCW, aptitude collided out and in of the hoop with Hulk Hogan and -- because the corporation disintegrated -- started wasting his vainness. Arriving again at WWE in 2001, aptitude was once a damaged guy. What he did not notice was once that wrestlers who'd grown up idolizing him now inhabited the locker room. With their aid, he used to be eventually in a position to declare his legacy and obtain the credits he so hard-earned. To Be the fellow strains the increase of 1 of wrestling's such a lot enduring superstars to the top of the activities leisure universe, and is a must-read for each wrestling fan.