Before legendary rivalries such as Hulk Hogan vs. "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels, Triple H vs. The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Vince McMahon, there was Ric Flair vs. Dusty Rhodes.

On Tuesday, the WWE Network shined the spotlight on the legendary Flair vs. Rhodes rivalry, asking the WWE Universe if it was pro-wrestling's best rivalry ever.

Well, while part of that answer has to do with fans' personal preferences, there's no denying that Flair vs. Rhodes had all the ingredients of a classic rivalry.

In fact, it was arguably so good that it wrote itself. On one side, there was the "Common Man" Dusty Rhodes, representing blue-collar, nine-to-five working Americans. On the other side, there was the limousine-riding, jet-flying "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, basking in the finer things in life.

Each WWE Hall of Famer touted the ability to keep audiences entertained via their supreme microphone skills, too, with Flair and Rhodes playing off each other's personas almost perfectly, driving this rivalry even further.

"I never had anything unless I fought for it, unless I scratched for it, unless I got down on my knees and went for it!" Rhodes says in the clip during his rivalry with Flair, which predominantly took place during the mid-to-late 1980s.

Flair would say things like this in exchange: "See, Dusty Rhodes ... you nothing-having son of a plumber. You can't stand the fact that I was born with a golden spoon in my mouth, can you?"

Sheesh. Then, on top of that, there was the actual wrestling, where Flair and Rhodes were essentially gods of the squared-circle.

All the ingredients of a tremendous wrestling rivalry were there between Flair and the late Rhodes. Did they have the best rivalry ever?

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