Tag - Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler opening bar and grille on Beale Street in Memphis

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has announced the launch of his new venture, a bar on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Beale Street is the home of several restaurants and blues clubs and the street itself is a major tourist attraction with festivals and concerts being held there as well, similar to Bourbon Street in New...

Jerry Lawler dropped from the Rumble broadcast team

Jerry Lawler

There will be a change in the commentary team for the Royal Rumble tonight as WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler seems like he lost his spot at the PPV broadcast booth. Lawler confirmed on Twitter that the Raw broadcast team will be handling the Royal Rumble tonight, with the team of Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, and JBL on the mic. Jerry...

Jerry Lawler and girlfriend involved in car crash

Jerry Lawler

In a post on her Facebook, Lauryn McBride who is Jerry “The King” Lawler’s girlfriend, said that the two were involved in a car crash yesterday on their way home. “A girl ran a red light and hit us totaling the car,” Lauryn wrote. “I think Jerry is superman…not a scratch or anything…he tried to cover me to save me from the airbag...

Jerry “The King” Lawler hospitalized

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler is currently hospitalized in Memphis at the Methodist North Hospital and is being treated for diverticulitis. Lawler’s girlfriend, Lauryn McBride, posted some photos of her and Lawler sporting new year hats and acting goofy. “He’s up and awake for the time being, so we decided...

Stomach virus lands Jerry Lawler in hospital before RAW

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler was taken to the University of Maryland hospital in Baltimore, yesterday before RAW according to MemphisSport.com after he began throwing up and showing other signs of illness. Lawler had some blood work done and other tests and was doing fine and was later released from the hospital after it was...

Lawler issues apology to Triple H after stroke comment on RAW

Jerry Lawler

The situation with Triple H where he was helped at the end of RAW because he was showing signs of concussions was all part of the show to sell the match from the previous night against Brock Lesnar. Triple H was wrestling Curtis Axel when he started losing focus and couldn’t climb back in the ring. He moved over to the ringside WWE doctor...

Jerry “The King” Lawler returning to the ring this month

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will be wrestling for the first time since his heart attack when he teams up with fellow Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr., on Saturday, May 25 as part of the !Bang! TV show in Florida. “The King” suffered a heart attack on the September 10, 2012, live edition of Monday Night RAW while...

Cole, Ross, and Lawler to work tomorrow’s RAW

Jerry Lawler

Monday Night RAW will have a three-man commentary team tomorrow as Michael Cole and Jim Ross will welcome back Jerry “The King” Lawler to the announce table. Lawler suffered a heart attack in Montreal during the September 10 edition of Monday Night RAW and has been out of action ever since. He appeared during the Smackdown tapings in...

Jerry “The King” Lawler returning to announcing in two weeks

Jerry Lawler

It was announced on RAW that WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will be making his return to WWE television in two weeks time for the RAW in Columbus, Ohio. Lawler suffered a heart attack on the September 10 episode of Monday Night RAW live in Montreal, just around thirty minutes after he was involved in a tag team match. Lawler...

Lawler to do first public appearance at Mid-South Fair today

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler is set to make his first public appearance since his heart attack today at the Mid-South Fair in Southaven, Memphis, according to the Memphis-based The Commercial Appeal. The WWE Hall of Famer will be part of a meet and greet at the Landers Center in Southaven during wrestling matches at the fair. He was originally scheduled to...

Jerry “The King” Lawler holds press conference in Memphis

Jerry Lawler

Jerry “The King” Lawler, returning to Memphis on Monday after spending a whole week in a Montreal hospital following a heart attack, held a press conference earlier today in his home which was streamed live by several news outlets in Memphis. Lawler noted that he only remembers the first part of the show, the interview segment between...

Jerry “The King” Lawler to appear on RAW next week

Jerry Lawler

As noted yesterday and confirmed on RAW, Jerry “The King” Lawler is back in Memphis, Tennessee, after Vince McMahon personally escorted Lawler and his family with the WWE corporate jet from Montreal. The WWE Hall of Famer was greeted by Dr. Michael Sampson who last week on RAW pretty much was credited for saving Jerry Lawler’s...

WWE corporate jet lands in Montreal

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The WWE corporate jet with Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon landed in Montreal just minutes after Noon ET today to transport Jerry “The King” Lawler and his family back to his home in Memphis, Tennessee. The King has been at a Montreal hospital since Monday night after suffering a heart attack during a live edition of RAW. W-O reader...

Jerry Lawler sends a Tout video from hospital

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler is up on his feet and even throwing a joke or two in a remarkable recovery following his heart attack on Monday night during the live broadcast of RAW. In a Tout video message he recorded from his hospital, The King said that he resembles a bionic man with “more wires coming out of me than AT&T.” The fifteen second...

WWE releases another statement on Lawler’s health

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A statement from WWE posted yesterday afternoon regarding the health of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler was very positive, stating that while Lawler remains in a cardiac care unit in Montreal, his vital signs continue to be stable, is awake, recognizes family members and is communicating with them. The King is now off the breathing tube and any...

Michael Cole receives phone call from Jerry Lawler

Michael Cole

Michael Cole posted on Twitter that he received a surprise call from Montreal from Jerry “The King” Lawler late yesterday. “#wweuniverse you will never believe this! I just got off the phone with #jerrylawler and he is alert and in great spirits,” tweeted Cole. He added that Lawler sent his love and thanks to everyone for...

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...