WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair Was Backstage at AAA TripleMania as Ric Flair Accompanied Andrade for His Match

Published 08/16/2021, 12:15 AM EDT


Former WWE Women’s champion, Charlotte Flair, was being advertised for WWE SuperShow this week. However, they inexplicably dropped from the event in her hometown, Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Coincidentally, on the same day, her fiance, Andrade el Idolo, appeared in a title match against AAA Mega Champion Kenny Omega. As expected, fans started speculating that Charlotte was accompanying Andrade at AAA TripleMania instead of WWE.

The speculations grew more intense when WWE Hall of Famer and Flair’s father, Ric Flair, accompanied Andrade to the ring during the match. WWE released the former NXT Champion earlier this year. However, Omega finally had the better of Andrade and won with a One-winged Angel.

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Following the match, the speculations of fans are now confirmed. Konnan confirmed that The Queen indeed accompanied Flair and Andrade to TripleMania, but stayed backstage.

Konnan captioned the tweet with the father-daughter duo as, “classy & cool. Ric Flair is the GOAT End of discussion Thank you for tonight.” You can see the tweet below –

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What is Charlotte Flair up to in WWE?

Despite being a top player for WWE, Charlotte had to miss WrestleMania 37 because of a Covid-19 attack. She came back right after the event and challenged the new RAW Women’s Champion, Rhea Ripley.

After weeks of confrontation between the two, ‘The Queen’ won her record-tying fifth WWE Raw Women’s title at Money in the Bank. Unfortunately, she lost it to MITB winner Nikki A.S.H. the next day on RAW.

Charlotte will now face both Ripley and Nikki in a triple threat match at SummerSlam on Sunday. With rumors of her father joining the rival company, AEW, Charlotte had clarified she was not changing sides so soon.

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“I’m WWE homegrown,” Flair Bleacher Report earlier this year. “I think that’s what people forget. I’m a product of the PC (Performance Centre.”

TORONTO, ON – AUGUST 30: Wrestling superstar Charlotte Flair attends the 2018 Fan Expo Canada at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on August 30, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Che Rosales/Getty Images)

“That would be so scary to me to leave my home, which is WWE. To know that he has traveled the world and that he’ll continue to travel the world and make a bigger name for himself, I’m so excited for him.”

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Despite this, Flair and Andrade train together and constantly show their support for each other on social media. Do you think Flair could join AEW in the future? Let us know in the comments below.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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