WWE's Jerry The King Lawler Collapses During Raw, Rushed To Hospital
During tonight’s Monday Night Raw, Announcer Jerry The King Lawler collapsed during a match while at ringside. He was immediately rushed to a nearby medical facility. Here is the official word from WWE.com:
During the tag team match between Kane & Daniel Bryan and The Prime Time Players tonight on Raw, viewers may have noticed members of the audience and WWE production team staring toward the commentary booth, as well as the absence of Jerry “The King” Lawler’s voice. WWE.com has learned that the WWE Hall of Famer collapsed at the announcers’ table and was tended to in the locker room area by WWE medical staff. Lawler was then taken from the arena to a medical facility in Montreal.
We will have updates on Lawler’s condition as this story progresses.
Reports are going around that Lawler suffered a heart attack, as fans ringside have commented that Lawler clutched his arm and his skin color turned blue as he collapsed, but nothing official from the WWE yet. Our prayers go out to Lawler, an icon in the pro wrestling business, for a speedy recovery.