Wrestling Legend Ric Flair Faces Charges

Ric Flair Faces Charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Professional wrestler “Nature Boy” Ric Flair faces assault charges after an alleged road rage incident, Charlotte, N.C., television station WSOC-TV reported.

Another driver said Flair attacked him and his car on Interstate 485 the day before Thanksgiving.

The driver said he was trying to get out of town for the holiday and traffic was slow.

The driver said he noticed someone behind him flashing their headlights, so he hit his brakes.

The driver said the car then pulled alongside him, police said. The victim said he immediately recognized the driver as Flair, a World Wrestling Entertainment star.

The driver told police that Flair got out of his car, walked over to the vehicle, grabbed him by the neck and damaged his car.

Police said there are two warrants out for Flair — one for simple assault and another for damage to personal property.

Flair’s attorney, Richard Finnell, said Flair is unaware of the warrants. He said the former world champion is in Michigan for a pay-per-view wrestling event.

Finnell said Flair would be back in Charlotte on Tuesday.