The former 16-time world champion also said that his daughter Charlotte Flair was told before his surgery that he wouldn't make it and had no clue that his health was in such trouble.
Flair, who is still recovering at a convalescent center in Atlanta, had part of his bowel removed, and had a pacemaker inserted during his hospital stint.
Flair never drank on the job, but throwing more than a few back after work was his way of getting to know his fellow wrestlers.
Flair said he turned to alcohol as a way to cope with pain from injuries and the grind of life in pro wrestling, noting that he never took a pain pill.
Flair also wrestled for TNA before officially retiring in 2012 and rejoining WWE in a non-wrestling capacity.
"I just drank too much", he said.
Flair said he was on life support for 10 days.
According to family members, Flair was only given a 20 percent chance of survival when he was first admitted. I never drank while I was working.
"I didn't think I was an alcoholic, but obviously I was", he told PEOPLE. "I'd just take a shower, flip my hair back and go to the best bar in town".
The 68-year-old wrestler - whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr - insists he will "never drink again".
Ric Flair seems to be okay now but there was a very scary point during his most recent health crisis when fans were unsure how okay he could be. We also want to remind you that we have a Newsletter you can sign up to.
Towle & Co increased its stake in Unisys Corporation (UIS) by 1.57% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $2.63B.
During her sit-down interview with KRIS6 Anchor Priscilla Torres, Kelly explains how her journey has been anything but easy. So far as President of the United States, he hasn't done anything to make her change her mind about him.
The median forecast for the Fed Funds rate at year-end stays at 1.4%, suggesting one more rate hike is in the cards. Fed closes door to another 2017 hike slightly? The markets now buy the optimism and send the dollar higher.
On Saturday, Russian forces hit the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) while US special forces were nearby. Russian Federation said Thursday that its special military forces are involved in combat to retake Deir al-Zour.
The EU is looking into slashing the amount of money that can be wired to North Korea, Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun reported Tuesday. The sanctions were enacted after North Korea launched its sixth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month.
The violence unfolded as a small group of Kurdish protesters held signs and chanted across the street from the Turkish facility. Trump did not answer a question about violence committed by Erdoğan's security detail against peaceful American protesters.
The diplomatic exchanges at the United Nations come as the U.S. president has not ruled out a military option against Pyongyang. On Monday, the official China Daily said sanctions should be given time to bite but that the door must be left open to talks.
While Ward will always love boxing, he's not wrong about the sport's many dangers, from fractures and concussions to CTE . I don't know if it's a fear of failure, but I've always had it. " Andre Ward was a very good fighter, tough to hit".
If you fancied watching Maya the Bee however which streams on Netflix US, you can catch the penis-drawing in the episode below. Maya the Bee follows Maya, the bee , who sneaks outside her hive to explore the meadow - and get sex-ed while she's at it.
No Worries As Wall St Holds Record Highs
The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, inched 0.2 percent lower to 91.928. China's Shanghai Composite Index dipped by 0.2 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell by 0.4 percent.
The Kardashians's Store Was Allegedly Held Up at Gun Point
The Kardashian family is yet to comment on this incident, with all members maintaining a silence about it on social media. According to a statement from the Sheriff's Station, the woman entered the shop at 8420 Melrose Ave. around 11:32 a.m.
Jamie Pollard not a candidate of Nebraska athletic director
We have to look at a very competitive marketplace, we have to understand that we have the resources to absolutely be competitive. But the level of financial concern in the NU system is "much worse than we anticipated" a year ago, Green told the audience.
We need decent health care reform
Republicans are aiming to vote by the end of the month before Democrats' ability to filibuster legislation kicks in. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, said he is concerned about "this whole business of overly criticizing the leadership".
Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north
The mid afternoon update from the National Hurricane Center still has Jose as a tropical storm with winds of 70 miles per hour . A Category 4 hurricane is defined by the NHC as being able to rip off roofs of well-built framed homes, causing power outages.