According to a report from Wrestling News, Ric Flair was scheduled to unveil the AEW Championship before his health took an unfortunate turn for the worse.
“Turns out one of the few names bigger than Hart in wrestling was actually meant to be at the center of that prestigious moment. At least according to Wrestling News. The site reported that AEW had originally hired Ric Flair to unveil their top prize to the world. However, due to medical issues, he did not travel to Las Vegas over the weekend.”
For more on Flair and AEW check out thesportster.com’s article.