Earl Hebner Says He Was Asked If He Was Interested In Refereeing Ric Flair's Last Match

Earl Hebner wishes he could have been there for Ric Flair's last match.

On July 31, Ric Flair wrestled in what is advertised as his last match as he teamed with Andrade El Idolo to face Jay Lethal & Jeff Jarrett. Mike Chioda served as the referee for the bout.

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Appearing on a K&S Virtual Signing, referee Earl Hebner was asked if there was in match in wrestling history that he wishes he was part of, but wasn't.

"I wish I had refereed the Ric Flair match, the last match. 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," he said.

Early Hebner has refereed some of the most famous matches in history and was involved in the infamous Montreal Screwjob between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels. He was last on national television as a referee for AEW.

You can find Chioda's comments on being the referee for Flair's last match by clicking here.

As for Flair, he is celebrating his 50th anniversary in wrestling and vows never to retire.

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