Source: PWInsider Elite

Ric Flair was originally scheduled to be at Tuesday's WWE SmackDown tapings in Fayetteville, North Carolina but the show was re-written on Tuesday morning and he wasn't brought in.

WWE's original plans for Flair had him being used on TV every week but that may not be the case now. Flair has signed a new deal and will be popping up on TV semi-regularly going into SummerSlam, possibly beyond. We noted yesterday that it appeared on Monday's RAW that creative has nothing solid for him yet.

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