WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair has had a long and illustrious career in professional wrestling. He also has had a series of medical issues. Now it seems he is once again in serious trouble.
According to TMZ Sports, Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital Thursday morning after suffering a medical emergency. While details regarding the emergency are unknown, they were told it was “very serious.”
“Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital Thursday morning after suffering a medical emergency, TMZ Sports has learned.
We’re told Flair was in the Atlanta area when something went wrong. The 70-year-old WWE legend was initially taken to the emergency room to be treated.
The specifics are unclear at this point — but we’re told the situation is “very serious.”
We reached out to Ric’s camp for comment — so far, no word back.”
Shortly after the story, Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com posted the following update following a media call with Ric Flair’s son-in-law, Conrad Thompson:
He stated that Flair and the family knew the procedure was coming and he could have had it before or after Vegas, and wanted to feel good for Starrcast
— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) May 16, 2019
Flair is no stranger to medical emergencies, as he had a medical scare back in 2017. After rupture of his intestines, he was placed in a medically induced coma for 11 days. Thankfully, he was able to pull through and made a full recovery.
We will also provide updates regarding Ric Flair’s condition as we learn more.