50 years later, Ric Flair and Vince McMahon still dominate wrestling media

50 years later, Ric Flair and Vince McMahon still dominate wrestling media

A half century has passed since Richard Morgan Fliehr and Vincent Kennedy McMahon made their initial forays into professional wrestling. For much of the past 50 years, Ric Flair and Vince McMahon have been two of the most influential figures in the industry. The 73-year-old Flair is considered by many to be the greatest performer in the modern era of professional wrestling, and the 76-year-old McMahon is responsible for transforming the entire business into a sports entertainment juggernaut worth billions. Over the past month, the two have combined to dominate wrestling headlines once again, but for very different reasons. McMahon, who has led WWE (previously WWF) for 40 years and has shaped the modern wrestling landscape, recently resigned from his beloved company amid a slew of sexual misconduct allegations. Flair, …
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