Mike Tyson Pulls Out of Mega Event Featuring Limousine Riding WWE Legend

Published 06/15/2022, 1:30 PM EDT

It’s the last match that the 73-year-old wrestling veteran, Ric Flair, is going to be a part of. But before that, Starrcade V has scheduled ‘The Roast of Ric Flair’, which will see the ‘Nature Boy’ made fun of by his closest friends, but Mike Tyson won’t be able to make it. It is a celebration of the glorious wrestling career of Ric Flair spanning 5 decades.

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Till now, the official Starrcade page has revealed Mike Tyson and Diamond Dallas Page to be attending this roast. But recent reports say otherwise. Unfortunately, the ‘Baddest Man on the Planet’ won’t be making it to the event.

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Mike Tyson pulls out of ‘The Roast of Ric Flair’

Less than 24 hours ago, TMZ had broken the news that Mike Tyson will be attending ‘The Roast of Ric Flair’ at Starrcade V, this July 29-31. But later TMZ released the news that Mike Tyson won’t be attending the event. TMZ revealed on their site, “Due to unforeseen circumstances Mike will not be participating in the roast.

Fans are upset as Ric Flair and Mike Tyson are business partners and long-time friends. Just this April it was announced that the Nature Boy’s company, Ric Flair Drip, will be collaborating with Tyson 2.0 to produce cannabis products throughout America.

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Ric Flair is the definition of a wrestling legend. Not only has he influenced the next generations of wrestlers, but he has also left his mark in every wrestling promotion under the sun. His name is synonymous with wrestling in pop culture as well.

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He has had tremendous matches with every wrestling generation’s biggest face, from Hulk Hogan to Randy Orton. His legacy proceeds him and no one in the industry can undermine him. But that is the reason why ‘The Roast of Ric Flair’ is going to be a delight for wrestling fans.

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And till now only guests have been announced but one of them has already announced their withdrawal from the event. The first was Diamond Dallas Page, another wrestling legend and a trainer for countless big names in wrestling right now.

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The other was Mike Tyson, the friend and business partner of Ric Flair. But after the news broke out, fans are upset about the announcement.

Who you would like to see roasting Ric Flair after his last wrestling bout? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Murtaza Bharmal

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Murtaza Bharmal is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Pursuing an English Literature degree, he is fond of storytelling in the professional wrestling sport. Music, literature and pop culture run through his veins.

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