Mayor of Nashville to declare July 31 as Ric Flair Day

Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following press release on Wednesday:




Where: Nashville Fairgrounds, Expo 3

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 23

Sixteen-time professional wrestling world champion and cultural icon Ric Flair will be honored by the city of Nashville at a news conference on June 23 when Mayor John Cooper declares July 31 “Ric Flair Day” in the Music City. On that day, the “Nature Boy” will enter the ring for his last match. The mayor also will announce that the property at 500 Wedgewood Ave. for the weekend of July 29-31 will be known as the “Nashville FLAIRgrounds,” in conjunction with the three-day professional wrestling fanfest STARRCAST V.

On July 31, Flair, whose career spans six decades, will be part of the main event under the banner of Jim Crockett Promotions for “Ric Flair’s Last Match.” The event, which just was moved from the Fairgrounds to Nashville Municipal Auditorium because of high ticket demand, will be produced by Thuzio, a Triller Company, and streamed worldwide exclusively on FITE.

On hand for the news conference in addition to Mayor Cooper and Flair will be: Conrad Thompson, the promoter of STARRCAST; David Crockett, representing Jim Crockett Promotions; and WWE Hall of Famer and Tennessee native Jeff Jarrett.

This event is for media only and is closed to the public.


STARRCAST is a wrestling convention unlike any other. There is merchandise, memorabilia, photo ops, autographs and everything else you would expect at a convention. The major difference is that Starrcast presents dozens of “stage shows” featuring live podcasts, roasts, panel discussions, “Q&A” sessions, debates, and more. STARRCAST V is at the Nashville Fairgrounds July 29-31. See for details.

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