Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Sports
  3. Fight Sports

WWE Video: 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair rallys the 49ers before their NFL playoff win

See also

WWE Hall of Famer "Nature Boy" Ric Flair gave an inspirational speech to the San Francisco 49ers prior to their NFL Playoff game yesterday against the Green Bay Packers. The speech was captured on film by WWE and was quickly posted on Sunday night via their website and popular Youtube channel. The video quickly went viral and already has over 150,000 plays.

The speech surely inspired the 49ers who appeared in the video to take in Flair's styling and profiling with fanboy glee. The 49ers upset the Packers with a 23 to 20 victory, eliminating the Packers from the playoffs in Green Bay in below zero weather.

According to Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer, the epic speech was arranged by WWE executives and the front office of the 49ers who announced late last year that WWE's grandest show, Wrestlemania will be coming to the team's new stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Flair is appearing with many other WWE legends tonight on an "Old School" edition of WWE RAW live on the USA Network starting at 7pm CST / 8pm EST.


Today's top buzz...

  • Coachella
    The set times you need to know have been announced for Coachella
    Festival Buzz
  • Lamar Odom
    The New York Knicks are giving Lamar Odom another shot in the NBA
    NBA Buzz
  • Porsha Williams
    See why 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Porsha Williams posed for this mug shot
    TV News
  • NHL tickets
    If you're looking to catch an NHL playoff game in NYC, don't expect to do so on a budget
    NHL Buzz
  • Transcendence
    Review: ‘Transcendence’ fascinates, but does it rise above the field?
    Movies Buzz
  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant has agreed to cooperate with an all-access documentary about his life
    Sports Buzz

Related Videos:

  • Sting made his WWE debut this week
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518122820" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Ultimate Warrior's wife writes thank you letter to WWE
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518198893" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • WWE Monday Night Raw in Birmingham will feature an Ultimate Warrior tribute
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518195901" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!