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WWE Unveils Ric Flair Statue At WrestleMania Axxess (Videos & Photos)

The WrestleMania festivities are in full swing in Orlando as Axxess opened earlier on Thursday. Also on Thursday, World Wrestling Entertainment unveiled a statue in honor of the legendary two time WWE Hall of Famer and 16-time World Champion “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair.

It’s a great honor for WWE to build a statue for anybody and Flair is certainly worthy since he’s one of the greatest wrestlers ever.

Here’s some info from WWE.com:

“The Nature Boy” Ric Flair will stand immortal for all time.

At WrestleMania Axxess on Thursday night, a life-sized statue of the stylin’, profilin’, limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin’ n’ dealin’ son of a gun was revealed in front of hundreds of members of the WWE Universe and the two-time WWE Hall of Famer himself.

The presentation puts the 16-time World Champion in an exclusive club of legendary competitors immortalized in bronze by New York City-based sculptor Karen Atta, who has also constructed statues of Andre The Giant, Dusty Rhodes, Bruno Sammartino and The Ultimate Warrior.

Here’s a video of the unveiling with Triple H and Charlotte Flair on hand while Ric was emotional when he saw it.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSSC8GRgMIg/

Here are some tweets from people that were there.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSSPF-ig_-i/