RoboCop Once Saved Sting from Ric Flair’s Planned Ambush

Published 12/30/2021, 9:30 AM EST


When you are talking about legends in the world of professional wrestling, you have got to include Sting and Ric Flair in that list. Both of them rose to superstardom during their tenure with WCW.

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Sting and Flair battled inside the squared circle on many occasions.
But Sting’s rivalry with Flair and the other members of ‘The Four Horsemen’ in 1990 had a special guest.

The cyborg hero, RoboCop (a fictional character), appeared at WCW’s Capital Combat in 1990 to assist Sting against the Four Horsemen.

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Ric Flair and the other members of The Four Horsemen planned to ambush Sting. They attacked Sting and locked him up in a cage. But RoboCop rushed to the ringside to help Sting and ripped the cage door to set Sting free.

The movie, RoboCop 2, released in 1990, and this incident tried to promote the movie in a promotional crossover. This incident will forever stay special in the world of professional wrestling. Did you enjoy watching the film ‘RoboCop 2’?

Peter Weller played the role of the cyborg hero in RoboCop and RoboCop 2. And in RoboCop 3, Robert John Burke played the fictional character ‘RoboCop’.

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Ric Flair congratulated Sting following the main event at the Holiday Bash edition of AEW Dynamite

Though they have been rivals during their WCW days, there is nothing but respect between Sting and “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Sting is signed to AEW currently and recently featured in the main event at the Holiday Bash edition of AEW Dynamite.

Sting returned to action in Greensboro after a long time. He teamed up with former WWE superstar CM Punk and Darby Allin to take on MJF and FTR. Sting, Punk, and Allin successfully defeated MJF and FTR at the main event.

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The Holiday Bash edition of AEW Dynamite recorded over 1 million viewership on TNR, according to Showbuzz Daily. Soon after it got announced, Flair took to Twitter to congratulate Sting for the ratings.

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The WCW legend certainly played a major part in the ratings along with the others after putting up an impressive performance during the main event. Did you enjoy seeing CM Punk and Sting in the same team?

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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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