WWE Legend Ric Flair Showers Praise on Chris Jericho and MJF Following Their Match on AEW Dynamite

Published 08/19/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 04: Ric Flair attends WWE 20th Anniversary Celebration Marking Premiere of WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at Staples Center on October 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)


This week’s AEW Dynamite featured from the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. The most anticipated match on the card was the fight between Chris Jericho and MJF, where Chris would face his final “labor” and put an end to this rivalry. The stunning match received praise from one of the greatest of all time, Ric Flair.

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However, the result of the match was not something that Jericho would have wanted. After putting away four lethal wrestlers, Jericho could not seal his victory against MJF.

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The match might’ve disappointed Jericho, but two-time WWE Hall of Famer, Ric Flair took to Twitter and praised both the wrestlers for putting on a dramatic main event.

OSAKA, JAPAN – JUNE 09: Chris Jericho looks on during the Dominion 6.9 In Osaka-Jo Hall of NJPW on June 09, 2019, in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

Flair said that tonight’s major event of AEW Dynamite really elevated the professional wrestling business and did justice to it. Flair further added that he himself is very proud of the two individuals.

After the tweet, Jericho acknowledged what Flair had to say and thanked him for his kind words.

While Jericho was showing his gratitude for Flair’s comments; MJF took to Twitter and said that AEW is his “throne”, showing that he is the king of the promotion.

Will Ric Flair move to AEW Dynamite?

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Earlier this month, WWE released Flair after he demanded to leave. Since then he has shown no signs of sitting back and relaxing; away from the wrestling business.

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Roter Teppich: Ric Flair (WWE Superstar) mit seiner Tochter Charlotte (WWE Diva)Lanxess-Arena Köln (Photo by Brill/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

‘The Nature Boy’ made a surprise appearance at AAA’s TripleMania in Mexico, where he accompanied his daughter’s fiance – Andrade El Idolo; where he was about to face Kenny Omega for the AAA Mega Championship.

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With Andrade already in AEW, the fans clearly imagine Flair working for Tony Khan’s promotion. Can this really happen? Sound off in comments.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports. Eventually, Prithvi decided to write for his passion and first love- pro wrestling.

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