from Lee Tyers:

Ric Flair says Shawn told him to ‘Go and have a good time’ in TNA, and his thoughts on Dixie as a boss

‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair talks about the 2011 TNA Maximum Impact Tour in the UK, if he’s ready for a ‘real’ retirement, the differences between WWE and TNA, if AJ is the next ‘Nature Boy’, and which WWE star told Ric to ‘go and have a good time’ in TNA.

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Former 16 time World Heavyweight Champion ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair joins ‘The UK’s Number One Pro-Wrestling Talk Show’ this Sunday to announce the 2011 TNA Maximum Impact Tour. You can hear the show LIVE this Sunday 30th May at 8pm GMT / 3pm EST via and

On the TNA 2011 UK Maximum Impact Tour: ‘It’s called the TNA WHOOOO!! Tour. TNA first, then the WHOOOO!!.

On his reasons for signing with TNA: ‘I did the Hulkamania tour in Australia, and Hulk got in my ear and said, “C’mon, let’s do it!!” I didn’t want to let anyone down in WWE though. I talked to Shawn Michaels about it and he told me to go and have a good time ‘

On if he’ll be wrestling on the UK Tour: ‘I’m wrestling every night!’

Much more is discussed in the interview including his thoughts on Dixie Carter as a boss, Who he sees as future stars, and his opinion on what sets TNA apart from its competitors. For more on the 2011 TNA WHOOOO!! Maximum Impact Tour go to

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