UPDATE 11:20 PM: Here’s the latest on Jerry Lawler from WWE.
“Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a heart attack while commentating during last night’s broadcast of Monday Night Raw in Montreal. We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to WWE in the near future. Our thoughts are with Jerry and his family.”
PREVIOUS: Here’s a statement from a WWE spokesman.
The WWE Hall of Famer collapsed at the announcers’ table and was tended to in the locker room area by WWE medical staff. Lawler was then taken from the arena to a medical facility in Montreal. He is stable and breathing on his own.
It happened just after 10 PM EDT during a live telecast of Monday Night Raw. Fellow WWE announcer Michael Cole told viewers watching on television that the incident was “not part of the show”. Jerry Lawler has won 168 wrestling championships in his 42-year career.
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