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VIDEO: Surprise 70th birthday party thrown for Ric Flair


Image: Arash Markazi

Ahead of his 70th birthday, a surprise party was thrown for Ric Flair today.

Los Angeles Times columnist and former ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Arash Markazi was at the party and wrote that the guest list included: "Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat, Triple H, Shane McMahon, Charles Barkley, Todd Gurley, Evander Holyfield, Dennis Rodman, Chris Jericho, The Nasty Boys, Brad Nessler and like everyone else."

Markazi posted video of Flair and Wendy Barlow arriving at the party, with Flair getting emotional when he sees everyone:

Markazi tweeted that Flair gave a 30-minute speech at the party. He posted the end of it:

TMZ Sports noted that the party was thrown by Barlow and held at the 1818 Club Ballroom in Duluth, Georgia.

Flair turns 70 years old on Monday (February 25). He'll be appearing on Raw in Atlanta that night for a birthday celebration segment.