Ric Flair wants to be The Man. Legally.
On Aug. 26, Ric Flair filed for the trademark "The Man"
The description for the filing reads:
"Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions, live appearances and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media, namely, television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; Providing a website in the field of sports entertainment; Fan club services; organizing and staging entertainment events with wrestling fan club members; Providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; Online journals, namely, blogs, in the fields of sports entertainment."
One of Flair's most famous catchphrases was "To be The Man, you have to beat The Man," referring to himself as The Man. As fans know, Becky Lynch has been using "The Man" moniker dating back to last year. WWE has even released a t-shirt with "The Man" in bold white lettering. Taylor Swift recently came out with a song called "The Man" on her new album Lover.
You can view the Twitter exchange between Lynch and Swift after the release of the song by clicking here.