WWE legend Ric Flair names Shawn Michaels as GOAT and ‘no argument he is biggest worker in heritage of our business’

RIC Aptitude believes Shawn Michaels is the finest wrestler of all-time – and that ‘everybody would give that to him’.

The Heartbreak Child famously beat and retired the Character Boy at WrestleMania XXIV in 2008.

Shawn Michaels has been hailed as the GOAT by Ric Flair

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Shawn Michaels has been hailed as the GOAT by Ric Flair
HBK beat and retired Ric Flair at WrestleMania in 2008

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HBK defeat and retired Ric Aptitude at WrestleMania in 2008

They are equally regarded as two of the extremely best to at any time set foot in the ring.

Aptitude holds the report for most world title reigns, getting been the champ 16-instances during his extraordinary profession.

He will be part of a host of other star-studded names in returning to WWE tomorrow for a distinctive legends episode of Monday Evening Raw.

Ahead of that, the 71-yr-previous spoke to WWE about what can make the male dubbed ‘The Showstopper’ so fantastic.

And he mentioned that Michaels and Ricky Steamboat have been both of those in ‘a class by themselves’.

He stated: “It’s not arguable any more, Shawn is the finest worker in the background of our enterprise.

“I feel every person would give that to him.

“He carried me in my farewell retirement match, no subject how a lot of people want to imagine I was keeping up my end of it, I was seeking to get by means of it.

“At that point in my career I did not have the self-self-confidence that I essential to have to increase to the celebration and he designed it glance like I did.

“I’ve seemed back again and basically had time the past pair of several years to enjoy some of Shawn’s matches that he experienced while I was at WCW and Shawn just is a course act.”

Flair additional: “For my funds, in the ring, I’d put him and Ricky Steamboat in a course by by themselves.

“I always preferred becoming all over Shawn.

“As far as a guy in the ring I do not think I have at any time viewed any person greater.”