Full Transcript of Michel Cole’s Update on the Health of Jerry “The King” Lawler

Full statement on RAW from Michael Cole on Lawler’s condition:

“I want to preface this by saying that this is not part of tonight’s entertainment, this is a real-life situation. My broadcast colleague, Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler, earlier on tonight collapsed mid-match while on commentary. He fell out of his chair to the floor below. Doctors were here immediately. Emergency personnel stretchered him out of the arena to the back where he received CPR. We were told when he left the building to a medical center he was breathing on his own. He was of course receiving oxygen.

“We now have an update that — we pray to God, it is a bit more encouraging — we’re being told that Jerry is more responsive as we speak. He is reacting to lights, how the doctors put the lights in your eyes, reacting to the lights in his eyes. He is in isolated ER, the isolated portion of the emergency room as we speak. He is awaiting a CAT scan. We are told that in typical Jerry Lawler fashion, he is fighting hard. Again, King, pull through this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you… Come on King, get through this!”