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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...

Jerry “The King” Lawler stable at hospital

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WWE.COM issued an update on the health of Jerry “The King” Lawler who yesterday night suffered a heart attack during the live broadcast of Monday Night RAW from Montreal, Canada. The positive update says that all Lawler’s vital signs are stable and he is being monitored at a cardiac care unit at a Montreal hospital. “We...

Lawler participates at an indy show in Aruba during the weekend

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler had a packed weekend, appearing at two shows in Aruba for Caribbean Wrestling Bash before flying to Canada for the live RAW. The WWE Hall of Famer was involved in an angle with Roddy Piper and a wrestler for CWB, where he was attacked during an interview segment. Lawler eventually fought back with several left jabs, a dropkick and...

Jerry Lawler undergoes angioplasty procedure in Montreal

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler underwent surgery very early in the morning in Montreal to unclog his arteries according to his former wife and former WWE Diva Stacy “The Kat” Carter. “He had a stint [stent] & a balloon put in. Right now he is still heavily sedated. Will update when I know more,” she wrote on Twitter a few hours ago. The...

Friends, co-workers, send their best wishes to The King

Jim Ross

The wrestling community was obviously shaken by the news of Jerry Lawler yesterday as his heart attack during the live RAW broadcast resulted in tons of messages from his friends and colleagues on Twitter. “I’m shaken by the news of my friend Jerry Lawler’s medical emergency in Montreal. Hands shaking. Prayers for the King. I...

Mainstream media covers the Jerry Lawler collapse on RAW

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Several mainstream media outlets covered the Lawler story from yesterday’s RAW as the incident blew up on Twitter and other social media sites. Yahoo! Sports, Los Angeles Times, CNN, ABC News, CBS News, TMZ, The Examiner, Huffington Post, New York Post, Fox News, and others all carried articles on their front page regarding the incident. The...

How the whole Lawler heart attack saga unfolded on RAW

RAW

The whole Lawler heart attack saga unfolded at the top of the third hour of Monday Night RAW yesterday. After a couple of minutes of no commentary from Lawler during the tag team match, a camera shot showing the action with the broadcast booth in the background showed Lawler with his head down still on the chair as a WWE official at ringside was...

Lawler’s girlfriend updates on his condition

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler’s girlfriend, Lauryn McBride, posted a note on her Facebook page saying that Lawler is now in stable condition at a Montreal hospital. “I’m getting on the first flight out of here to be with him & will keep everyone posted. He is a strong man and we will get him back at his best as soon as I can get him...

Jerry Lawler suffers heart attack during live RAW broadcast

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler suffered a heart attack during the live broadcast of Monday Night RAW yesterday in Montreal, causing some ringside chaos and some change to the show. Medical personnel rushed to ringside as the incident happened during the tag team match of Kane and Daniel Bryan vs Prime Time Players. Lawler fell off the chair and with the commentary...