Reid Flair, Son Of Ric Flair, Dead At 25

Posted by Matt Boone March 29, 2013 12 Comments

Reid Flair, the 25-year-old son of legendary wrestler Ric Flair, has been found dead on Friday, according to multiple sources.  Details concerning his passing have not been disclosed.

With his background, Flair was hailed as future wrestling star dating back to high school as he was an accomplished amateur wrestler who achieved numerous awards. His career, however, was sidetracked in 2009 due to a slew of personal issues, including an arrest that found him in possession of black tar heroin.

Following a hiatus from the squared circle, Reid made his in-ring debut for All Japan Wrestling in January, replacing his sick father in a tag team match due to the WWE Hall of Famer suffering a blood clot in his leg. Last month, Reid competed in All Japan’s Excite Series tour, wrestling undercard tag team matches. On March 15, Flair wrestled his first singles match in All Japan, causing Yasufumi Nakanoue to submit with the Figure Four Leglock.

In recent months, there was talk of Reid joining WWE developmental along with his sister, Ashley (NXT Diva Charlotte). WWE did take a look at him, but he was never signed to a contract.

He was scheduled to make independent appearances in Maryland this weekend with his father.

Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Reid Flair.

  • Ronnie Reeves

    Our.prayers are with you and your family

  • woooooooo

    That’s really sad. We hope your alright ric and wish your family our prayers

  • Canuck 703

    my thoughts &prayers to Ric & family.

  • http://facebook.com/HoustonTexansFanatic TexansFanatic

    Damn, I feel for Ric and his family. 24 is TOO young to pass away.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sara.holloway.5 Sara Holloway

    My thoughts and prays go out to his famliy

  • Woooooooooooo

    He was found in a motel room non responsive…unfort this is the type of plot which will point to OD…

  • http://www.facebook.com/johnmark.humphreys.9 John-mark Humphreys

    sorry for the loss r.i.p

  • http://www.facebook.com/tracy.webb3 Tracy Webb

    sorry rick flair on the lose of your son.. prayers go out to you and your family…

  • Muzlimboy

    RIP

  • Charlie

    God Bless The Flair Family

  • AzzHole

    Hmmm…Famous Parents? Potential Star? Hotel Room? Young? Dead with no cause of death? Yup, sounds like illuminati to me…Ric Flair sacrificed his son…smh..

  • jericho

    Poor guy.. Rip Reid and I hope the flair family can cope with it

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