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68-Year-Old Hulk Hogan Sparks Wrestling Return Rumors After Ric Flair Announces Final Match

Published 05/24/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

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Ric Flair surprised everyone a few days ago by announcing his return to in-ring action at the age of 73. Flair will wrestle his last match on July 31st in Nashville at the Starrcast V event. But it looks like Flair isn’t the only one who is going to come out of retirement this year. WWE legend Hulk Hogan might also make his in-ring return alongside Flair later this year.

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Recently, in an interview with Wrestling Shoot Interviews, former WWE star B. Brian Blair hinted at the possibility of Hogan facing Ric Flair later this year. Blair said, “I’m looking forward to seeing Flair and Hogan.”


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“I just wish them the very best. I know the fans are the ones that have been really egging it on. They really want to see it. So, it sparked them. All I can say it will be interesting and I just pray that they both come out in one piece,” he added.

After these comments, the interviewer asked Blair whether Hogan will be Flair’s opponent at Starrcast V in Nashville. At first, Brian Blair hesitated. But then he noted that this is a rumor that he read online.

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Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan are two of the greatest pro wrestlers of all time. And it will be a treat for the fans to see them wrestle once again. However, everyone will also be worried about their health, given the health issues they had in the past years.

When did Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan compete in a match for the last time?


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Hulk Hogan last competed in a match back in January 2012. He competed in a six-man tag team match at an Impact Wrestling House Show. On that day, he teamed up with Sting and James Storm to defeat the team of Bobby Roode, Bully Ray and Kurt Angle.

Ric Flair’s last match also happened in Impact Wrestling in 2011. His last match took place against Sting. After fighting for almost 15 minutes, Sting defeated Flair. It is almost certain that Ric Flair will compete in a match once again later this year.


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Why is Ric Flair Returning to Wrestling at 73?

But it remains to be seen if Hulk Hogan is really Flair’s opponent at the Starrcast V event. Do you want to see Hulk Hogan going up against Ric Flair once again? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by:

Shouvik Nath


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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.
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