Sports Illustrated has more details on the upcoming Ric Flair “30 for 30” documentary that will air this fall.The piece simply entitled “Nature Boy” directed by Rory Karpf will run either 90 minutes to two hours and feature interviews from the likes of Flair, all three of Flair’s living children Sting, The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley and Ricky Steamboat, along with Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard, Jim Ross, Eric Bischoff, as well as Flair’s first wife, Leslie.

The director was asked in an interview earlier this week about the choice of focusing the documentary, which is still being edited, on the 1980s:

“Hulk Hogan and Wrestlemania had become household names and meanwhile, Ric was in a rival organization,” Karpf said. “I wanted to explore what specifically made Ric so great and what specifically makes for a great pro wrestler. Why is he considered the greatest of all time? How is that determination made? Unlike the NFL or NBA there really aren’t stats and metrics we can use like touchdowns, points scored or championships to determine greatness. Wrestling is pre-determined. But it is very athletic and the performers are definitely athletes. I wanted to give wrestling its just due in comparison of other sports.”

Karpf said that Flair was “very open, for the good, the bad and the ugly. I’ve seen a lot of Ric Flair interviews. And in my opinion, I’ve never seen a better one than the one he did for our film.”

On what he hopes people take away from the project:

“Hopefully they’ll have an emotional, visceral reaction,” he said. “I think this is a film where the viewer can laugh, cry and hopefully ‘Woooooo!’ I try to make my films accessible for everyone, so my ultimate goal is to make a film enjoyable for wrestling and non-wrestling fans alike.”

To read the full interview with the documentary’s director click here

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