Tag - Jerry Lawler

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

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

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

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 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 “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

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

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 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

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 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 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...

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

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...

Ric Flair talks about Jerry Lawler on HLN TV

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...

No brain damage for Jerry “The King” 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

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

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 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...