The Year of the Dragon

Feb. 20, 1989

At Chi-Town Rumble, Flair loses his NWA World Heavyweight Title to Ricky Steamboat, igniting a storied rivalry between the two legendary competitors. In April at Clash of the Champions VI, the men wrestle to a draw over the championship before The Nature Boy defeats The Dragon to reclaim his prize at May's WrestleWar. In the eyes of many, this series of matches is the finest in sports-entertainment history.



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