COVID-19 is a devastating disease and it has left many people throughout with long-term health problems. Pro wrestling veteran Konnan had contracted COVID-19 back in 2021.

The veteran was hospitalized in February 2021, following his COVID-19 diagnosis. Along with the diagnosis were also kidney issues which needed proper treatment given how COVID-19 worsens the body’s immunity.

Alfonso Lizarraga of The Gladiatores revealed that Konnan had a heart surgery to deal with the after effects of COVID-19. While that news might be shocking, he coupled it with some good news.

Lizarraga said that Konnan might be allowed to leave the hospital though it is unclear at the moment. This means that the heart surgery was fine and that Konnan has recovered to the point that he can come out of hospitalization.

Alfonso reported the news for Lucha Libre Online and said that Konnan had condoned him to break the news. He also added that the veteran himself will address his hospitalization and the heart surgery at some point. Konnan is signed to Major League Wrestling as well as IMPACT.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/contributor from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017.

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