When you look at the storied career of two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, it's impossible to ignore the many classic rivalries he had in the AWA, Mid-Atlantic, NWA, WWF/E, WCW and TNA... just to name a handful of the territories where The Nature Boy has shined.
To be clear, these are all storyline rivalries and don't necessarily mean that there was any real heat outside of the ring. So people with "real-life" beefs with Flair aren't included, even though some of the names listed below also have had behind-the-scenes feuds.
In counting down the Top 50 Ric Flair Rivalries, Wrestling Merchandise and Memories looked at the following criteria:
How prominent was the rivarly?
What type of stage(s) did it play out on?
How memorable were the matches and/or segments?
How much did the rivalry do to advance either person's career?
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