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Earl Hebner Says He Was Asked About Refereeing Ric Flair’s Last Match

September 26, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Earl Hebner was asked about potentially serving as the referee for Ric Flair’s Last Match, and says he wishes he could have done it. Hebner revealed during a K&S Virtual Signing that he was asked if he was interested in refereeing the bout but was unable to due to his medical state at the time.

“I wish I had refereed the Ric Flair match, the last match,” he said (per Fightful). “I wasn’t well at the time. I was asked if I would be interested in doing it, but after my operation, I couldn’t do it.”

Ric Flair’s Last Match took place took place at the end of July, though Flair said on social media today that he’ll “never retire.”