Following Sunday’s Ric Flair’s Last Match pay-per-view, Dave Meltzer provided some notes on how the “Nature Boy” is doing, some changes to the show, and who was handling production.
Meltzer said there are two family doctors behind the scenes who are close to Megan Fliehr, one of Flair’s daughters. He said Flair was “doing well after the show”.
“It was interesting because a lot of people I know really liked the main event which was in the building, because of the drama and stuff, but man, it was hard to watch from my house,” he said. -he declares.
A starred audience
Meltzer gave a roll call of the various wrestling luminaries who were in house for the event, both in the crowd and backstage:
“Mick Foley, Michael Hayes, Shane Helms, Magnum TA, JJ Dillon, Vickie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Charlotte Flair, Rikishi, Baby Doll, Al Snow, Undertaker, Bret Hart, Stephanie Hart, Michelle McCool, Mojo Rawley, Sammy Guevara, Ricky Starks, Billy Gunn, Dorian Roldan, Santino Marella, Kid Rock and probably many more Active WWE talents weren’t allowed to appear on camera despite Dolph Ziggler being in a music video and called by his real name: Nick Nemeth.”
He also noted that Flair was emotional and cried all day seeing so many wrestlers and old talents come out for the event.
Meltzer said former WWE producer Brian James and Impact’s Scott D’Amore produced and timed the show. Additionally, David Sahadi and Josh Matthews produced while Keith Mitchell, who led AEW production before retiring in May, also worked on the series.
Map Changes and Wounds
Meltzer said MLW World Champion Alex Hammerstone was supposed to be the one to go after Frank The Clown on the pre-show, but due to his flight being canceled he couldn’t get there. to assist. Jacob Fatu filled in instead as he was already on the show.
The Von Erichs vs. Briscoes match was pushed back on the card because Marshall & Ross’ flight from Hawaii was delayed. They missed a meet and greet earlier in the day and were rushed into the building when they arrived to make the game.
As discussed on Wrestling Observer Radio on Sunday, Rachael Ellering suffered a sprained ankle during her three-way match with knockout champion Jordynne Grace and Deonna Purrazzo. The injury occurred early in the match when Grace accidentally ran over it, causing a loud noise. She continued to work the match, to empty it.
Ellering didn’t give an update at the time of this writing, but posted about it after the game: