Jerry Lawler to Undergo Serious Heart Surgery Today; Artery 98% Blocked

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler will undergo heart surgery today, according to website of WMC-TV, based out of Memphis. This comes after a catherization performed early this morning showed a severely blocked artery. The artery is 98% blocked.

This morning, WWE issued this brief statement on Lawler’s condition:

“We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to WWE in the near future. Our thoughts are with Jerry and his family.”

We’ll have more on this developing story as it comes in.