• WWE legend Ric Flair released from hospital

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    World Wrestling Entertainment legend Ric Flair was released from an Atlanta hospital after a weeklong stay, TMZ Sports reported Wednesday.

    Flair, 70, underwent a planned medical procedure Monday.

    Flair, wearing a Ric Flair T-shirt, was wheeled out of the hospital, with his wife, Wendy Barlow, at his side, TMZ Sports reported.

    Ric Flair was released from the hospital Wednesday, according to TMZ Sports.
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    Flair held the WWE world heavyweight championship two times during 1992, and also was officially recognized as a nine-time holder of the National Wrestling Alliance heavyweight title between 1981 and 1993.

    Flair is also the only two-time inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame, entering in 2008 as an individual and in 2012 as a member of the Four Horsemen. He also was inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame in 2008.

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