Archive - 12/09/2012

Jim Ross talks about Jerry Lawler in his latest blog

Jim Ross

Jim Ross wrote a long and heart-warming blog about his good friend and former broadcast partner Jerry Lawler on his JRsBBQ.com website, detailing the moments he realized that King was in trouble and mentioning that both of his parents died of heart attacks at the age of 64. Ross spoke highly of the EMTs and the WWE medical team that attended to...

Rampage, Aldo, both injured and both out of UFC 153

Quinton Jackson

The UFC 153 show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, took a massive hit yesterday as Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Jose Aldo were announced to be out of the show due to injuries. Rampage was set to co-main event the show against Glover Teixeira in what was supposed to be his last UFC fight. UFC is currently in the search for a replacement...

Dixie Carter sends her best wishes to Lawler from all TNA staff

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter relayed her best wishes to Jerry Lawler via a message on her Twitter account, joining the hundreds of friends, co-workers, and people in the business in sending prayers to the WWE Hall of Famer. “The thoughts and prayers of TNA talent and staff are with @jerrylawler and his family. Get well soon,” tweeted...

RAW rating for 09/10/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW from Montreal did a 2.88 rating for the three hour show with an average of 4,136,000 viewers. Hour one did 3,777,000 viewers, hour two did 4,362,000, and hour three did 4,270,000 viewers. The show – which had Bret Hart appearing in Montreal for the first time in 15 years – failed to spark any curiosity and also had NFL...

Ric Flair talks about Jerry Lawler on HLN TV

Ric Flair

Ric Flair appeared on HLN TV via phone to discuss Jerry Lawler’s heart attack in a four minute segment. The host asked Flair if he thinks Jerry did the right thing to get in the ring at 62 years of age with someone who is around 30 years younger than him. “I think he did the right thing,” Flair said, adding that according to his...

Mark Henry attends funeral for Michael Clarke Duncan

Mark Henry

Hollywood turned out in full force on Monday for the memorial service of actor Michael Clarke Duncan, who was a big WWE and UFC fan. Duncan, who was always present during WWE live events when the company hit the southern California area, passed away last week. Mark Henry, a good friend of Duncan, was also at the funeral and was one of the pall...

No brain damage for Jerry “The King” Lawler

Jerry Lawler

WMC-TV is reporting that Jerry Lawler’s CT scan results do not show any signs of brain damage following the heart attack on Monday. Lawler was clinically dead backstage as EMTs and WWE’s medical team did their best to revive him. It took 7 shocks to get his heart beating again and it was feared that the time it took would have resulted...

Lawler was shocked 7 times before being brought back to life

Jerry Lawler

Brian Christopher, the son of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler, wrote a message with an update regarding his father who yesterday underwent angioplasty following his heart attack during the live RAW broadcast. The former Too Cool member said that Lawler was shocked 7 times backstage by EMTs using a defibrillator before being...