The following press release was issued earlier today by HDNet:
Wrestling Legend Ric Flair to be Featured on HDNet’s ‘Ring of Honor Wrestling’
Flair to appear in upcoming episodes of ‘Ring of Honor Wrestling’ on HDNet
DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire/ — HDNet announced today that wrestling legend Ric Flair will be joining the network’s "Ring of Honor Wrestling" broadcasts.
"The Nature Boy," Ric Flair – one of the most famous professional wrestlers in the world – will make his debut in front of the HDNet cameras at the upcoming "Ring of Honor Wrestling" television taping at The Arena in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 9. The first episode of "Ring of Honor Wrestling" featuring Ric Flair will premiere on HDNet on Saturday, May 2.
"We’re very excited to have Ric Flair involved with ‘Ring of Honor’ on HDNet," said Mark Cuban, president and co-founder of HDNet. "Ric is a true legend in the sport of professional wrestling and his involvement will shine a light on the accomplished athletes of ROH."
HDNet recently inked a long-term deal with "Ring of Honor Wrestling" and premiered the new weekly television series, "Ring of Honor Wrestling," which brings ROH to national television audience for the very first time. The series can be seen Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. ET and 11:00 p.m. ET on HDNet.
Founded in 2002, "Ring of Honor Wrestling" has become one of the most successful and recognized promotions in the world thanks to its focus on authentic professional wrestling. Over the last seven years it has produced some of the biggest stars in the industry, including Samoa Joe and CM Punk, while featuring the best in-ring competition in the world.
The stars of "Ring of Honor Wrestling" include ROH World Champion Jerry Lynn, the 3-time reigning Most Outstanding Wrestler Bryan Danielson, Austin Aries, Tyler Black, Necro Butcher, Nigel McGuiness, and Mark and Jay Briscoe.
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