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

“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.

Here are some tweets from people that were there.