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Ric Flair to appear at NWA 73rd anniversary PPV

One of the most legendary champions in NWA history will be appearing at the NWA's 73rd anniversary pay-per-view.

It was announced on Thursday that Ric Flair will be making an appearance at NWA 73. The PPV is taking place at the Chase Park Plaza hotel in St. Louis, Missouri on Sunday, August 29.

Flair was a 10-time NWA World Champion during his in-ring career.

"It was always historic. But now #NWA73 at The Chase will be LEGENDARY," the NWA wrote. "The rumors are true. He's finally HOME. @RicFlairNatrBoy is coming back to the NWA & Wrestling At The Chase"

Flair departed WWE earlier this month after requesting his release from the company. Flair then appeared at Lucha Libre AAA's Triplemania XXIX, accompanying his future son-in-law Andrade El Idolo for a match against Kenny Omega.

The night before NWA 73, the NWA's all-women's Empower PPV will also be held at the Chase Park Plaza hotel. The NWA announced today that AEW's Diamante will be in action at Empower.

Here's the card for NWA 73:

  • Title vs. career match: NWA World Champion Nick Aldis defends against Trevor Murdoch
  • NWA National Champion Chris Adonis defends against James Storm
  • NWA Tag Team Champions Aron Stevens & JR Kratos defend against Bestia 666 & Mecha Wolf 450
  • Mickie James vs. Kylie Rae
  • The winner of Kamille and Leyla Hirsch's NWA Women's World Championship match from Empower will defend against the winner of Empower's Women's Invitational Cup
  • Brawl in the Lou: Thom Latimer vs. Crimson vs. Tim Storm
  • NWA Television Champion Tyrus, The Masked Man & Jordan Clearwater vs. Da Pope, Odinson & Parrow
  • 12-man battle royale for a future NWA National Championship shot