Tag - Jerry Lawler

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

WWE Jet

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

WWE

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jerry “The King” Lawler stable at hospital

WWE

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...