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Ric Flair Reveals 2 Things He Wants To Do In AEW After Sting Retires

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Ric Flair joined AEW this year and will be in Sting’s corner until Sting has his retirement match at the Revolution 2024 PPV.

After Sting retires, Flair would like to do two things in All Elite Wrestling: manage his son-in-law Andrade El Idolo and turn heel.

Here’s what The Nature Boy said during an interview with The Wrestling Classic:

“I like working, period. I’ve known Tony (Khan) for a long time. We’ve been great friends, and the opportunity just presented itself probably because of Sting. But I’ll be there, you know, a couple of years after Sting is gone, too, so I don’t know what it leads to.

I’d like to manage my son-in-law (Andrade El Idolo), and I want to be a heel again somewhere. My health is good. I’ve been cleared. I can get in the ring.

I’m not going to wrestle. Let’s clarify that. Got that subject worn out. But I just really enjoy it. Tony is a great guy, and it’s a great atmosphere, and when I walked into the restroom the first time, I didn’t realize how many guys from the WWE are over there.

They’ve got a tremendous crew and Edge coming over. And I mean, they’ve got as much talent as they do with WWE.”

The manufacturer of the “Wooooo! Energy” drink will cover a significant part of Ric’s AEW salary, if not all. That’s why the drink tie-in is an important part of Ric’s deal with AEW.

Flair’s deal is similar to that of Randy Savage’s deal with WCW in the mid-90s, where Macho Man’s Slim Jim deal paid a lot of his salary.

During an interview with The New York Post, AEW President Tony Khan said the following about Flair’s salary:

“We’re not paying Ric Flair. Ric Flair is essentially paying us. We’re getting paid by Wooooo! Energy for all of his appearances, so we’re collecting revenue from them.”

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