Kenny Omega Defeats Andrade Despite WWE Legend Ric Flair by His Side!

Published 08/15/2021, 2:02 AM EDT


The world of pro-wrestling is surely unpredictable. Who would’ve thought that we’d see ‘The Dirtiest Player in the Game’ Ric Flair and ‘The Belt Collector’ Kenny Omega in the same ring. But it did happen!

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The 16-time World Champion made a surprise entrance at Mexican professional wrestling promotion Lucha Libre AAA’s TripleMania XXIX show.

Yes, you read it right. Flair flew all the way to Mexico to be in Andrade el Idolo’s corner. Andrade was scheduled to take on Kenny Omega for the AAA Mega Championship.

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Flair coming with Andrade makes a lot of sense because Andrade is currently engaged to WWE superstar Charlotte Flair, who is also Ric Flair’s daughter.

Now, we know Flair is not one of those supporters who will just stand at ringside and quietly watch the match; he enjoys getting his hands dirty.

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)

Eventually, Ric Flair got involved too. After a thrilling match, both Flair and Andrade started trading chops on Kenny to a huge pop from the crowd.

Andrade and Kenny Omega deliver a classic match, Ric Flair gets involved

Andrade had the mental advantage because he was fresh. Meanwhile, Kenny headed into the match physically exhausted and with a loss at AEW Rampage in the back of his mind. Why? Well, because the latter lost his Impact World Championship to Christian Cage at said show.

However, ‘The Belt Collector’ was not an easy target tonight, and he tried everything in his arsenal.

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It is nice to see Ric Flair in Andrade’s corner. Honestly, it just feels like a natural fit and it wouldn’t surprise us if the ‘Nature Boy’ ends up in Andrade’s corner in AEW. After all, Andrade is his future son-in-law.

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However, after the match, Flair and Andrade delivered back-to-back chops to Konan and Omega. There is no word on if Andrade El Idolo will challenge Omega for the AAA Mega Championship once again.

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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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