In a brand new, extremely candid article posted over at Grantland.com, the subsite of ESPN's Bill Simmons, many claims are made about WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, including him wrestling with a heart condition & more. Below are highlights from the article, which you can read in full by clicking on the above link.
-The article claims that Flair currently wrestles with a heart condition known as alcoholic cardiomyopathy.
-As far as why he continues to wrestle, the article claims that it's because Flair was recently evicted from his home due to non-payment of his rent, and that he is in serious need of money.
The following topics are also addressed:
-Flair using the NWA title belt for collateral for different loans.
-Nonpayment of taxes throughout the 1980s.
-The lawsuit filed against him for allegedly flashing his genitals to flight attendants.
-Domestic and physical issues with several of his ex-wives.
It should be noted that this is not an interview, as Flair reportedly declined the interview offer.