Jerry Lawler: Update On Condition
(Montreal, Quebec) As of Tuesday afternoon, Jerry Lawler has undergone an operation to install stents in his arteries.
Mr. Lawler is said to be heavily sedated and is currently using a ventilator.
The hope is to move Lawler off the ventilator as soon as possible.
Lawler’s son and girlfriend have arrived in Canada and are asking for your prayers.
Monday night, Lawler participated in a tag team match for a WWE RAW event in Montreal Canada.
Lawler had been commentating on a match when it became obvious something was wrong.
WWE announcer Michael Cole told viewers Lawler had collapsed and that it was not part of the show.
Lawler was taken backstage and given CPR, before being taken to Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal.
Those close to Lawler confirmed to News Channel 3 he suffered a heart attack.
Lawler is known locally as “Jerry the King Lawler” for his many years atop the professional wrestling circuit.
Lawler also ran for mayor numerous times.
Lawler has recently been taking part in more matches instead of commentating.