“Vince Won’t Let That Happen”: Ric Flair Reveals WWE’s Bitter Secrets Citing Dwayne Johnson and Stone Cold’s Example

Published 06/18/2022, 12:00 PM EDT

Dwayne Johnson and Steve Austin are both WWE legends. They will probably be the first two names on the list of the most popular WWE stars of all time. Both Austin and Johnson have built a massive fanbase for themselves during their time in WWE.

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Present WWE stars like Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair also enjoyed amazing WWE careers so far. Not only did Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair win titles, but they also won the love of the fans.

But during an interview on the Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling Podcast, Ric Flair revealed why WWE will not want top stars like Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair to become as successful as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Stone Cold Steve Austin in WWE.

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Ric Flair said, “I just feel that the guys that are really great, like Randy and my daughter, are held back because they only want them to go that far.

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Flair further added, “They don’t want anybody to become The Rock again, who is going to walk off or become Steve, who can say, ‘I don’t want to do it.’ Back in the day with Hulk, he’d say, ‘I don’t want to do it.’ He had that kind of power. I don’t know if that’s healthy, but Vince won’t let that happen again.” [H/T: Fightful]

Where are Dwayne Johnson and Stone Cold Steve Austin now?

Neither of them currently appears on WWE television, but Stone Cold Steve Austin made all the headlines during this year’s WrestleMania.

Not only did the Texas Rattlesnake compete in a match on Night One, he also made fans nostalgic by delivering a stunner to Vince McMahon, reigniting their old rivalry.

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Let’s talking about Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson now. ‘The Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment is currently enjoying success in Hollywood. DJ is not just a popular pro wrestling, he is also one of Hollywood’s top stars.

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Dwayne Johnson has been away from WWE television for a long time. But in recent months, there have been rumors about The Rock returning to WWE next year to compete in a match at WrestleMania 39. However, nothing is official yet.

What do you think about the recent comments of Ric Flair? Let us know in the comments below.

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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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