Jerry Lawler reportedly hospitalized

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

Jerry Lawler is hospitalized in Florida. Mike Johnson of reports that Lawler went out to lunch with friends on Monday and then suffered a medical episode sometime after he returned home to his condo, which resulted in him being rushed to a nearby hospital.

Powell’s POV: Lawler’s family and friends have yet to issue a statement on his health as of this update. Obviously, we will continue to follow the story and will pass along any additional updates. Here’s wishing the 73 year-old legend the very best.

Update: WMC-TV in Memphis reports that Lawler suffered a stroke and underwent surgery. Lawler’s longtime friend Dutch Mantell shared similar news on social media and added that Lawler is expected to recover.


Readers Comments (3)

  1. Jack Christopher Catalano February 7, 2023 @ 11:49 am

    Sending positive thoughts out to The King

  2. My son and I met the King several years ago at a local indie show. He was incredibly nice. Friendly and chatty. Really appreciated the fans. I wish him nothing but the best of luck

  3. I guess he got a little too excited while watching Toddlers & Tiaras…

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