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Ric Flair describes wrestling in North Korea

9:42 AM, Jan 22, 2014   |    comments
Ric Flair looks on while awaiting the entrance of Hulk Hogan during the Hulkamania Tour at the Burswood Dome on November 24, 2009 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
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In April of 1995, Ted Turner-owned World Championship Wrestling teamed up with New Japan Pro Wrestling to put on the largest pay-per-view in pro wrestling history, held in Rungnado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. As part of the International Sports and Cultural Festival for Peace, the "Collision in Korea" was a two-day show with a combined attendance of 340,000. North Korean organizers hoped to entice the greatest athletes in the world to come - and though many declined - boxing legend Muhammad Ali and "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair led a small gang of Japanese and American pro wrestlers to the secretive country. Nearly 19 years later, Flair discussed his trip to Pyongyang with For The Win.

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