Are you surprised? There have been a lot of moves made in the wrestling world over the last few months, with wrestlers leaving one promotion to head to another. Almost every combination of moves have taken place with some rather big names making a jump of some time. That seems like it is going to be the case again sooner rather than later with quite the legendary name.

According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the belief backstage in AEW is the Ric Flair will be joining the company as soon as he is legally able to do so. Flair was released from WWE in July and is waiting on his no compete clause to end before he can join AEW. There is no word on how long his no compete clause lasts before he will be allowed to move. It is also not clear what Flair will be doing in AEW.

Flair is always worth a look. Check out some of his long career:

Ric Flair's wildest interviews: WWE Playlist

FULL-LENGTH MATCH - Raw - Hulk Hogan vs. Ric Flair - WWE Championship Match

FULL MATCH - The Rock vs. Ric Flair: Raw, July 29, 2002

Opinion: This isn’t exactly a huge surprise as Flair to AEW has been about as obvious as possible since the second he left WWE. Flair could still offer quite a few things to AEW, even if it is nothing more than making appearances and talking about how great the company is. I hope that he isn’t going to wrestle, but it would not exactly surprise me if that is what winds up happening.

What do you think of Flair making the jump? What should he do in AEW? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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