Rick Flair has said in a statement:
“Hey this is the Nature Boy Ric Flair telling all of Knoxville, Tennessee, that on July 12, I will be there live and in color to support my very close friend Glenn Jacobs in his attempt to become the mayor of Knoxville.” “Make no mistake, we want to see thousands of you out there. There’s only one Glenn Jacobs, there’s only one Kane and only one Nature Boy whose coming to town to support Mr. Glenn Jacobs. Woooooo!”
The primary in the mayoral race will be held on May 1, 2018 with the final election happening on August 2, 2018.