Jerry Lawler made headlines for a terrible reason when news broke that he had a medical episode. The WWE Hall of Famer was rushed to the hospital, and there are a lot more questions than answers right now. Now we know exactly what his situation was, and that doctors have done what they can to help him.

Action 5 News reports that Jerry Lawler suffered a stroke at his Fort Myers home. He has since undergone surgery and is currently recovering.

Memphis wrestling legend Jerry Lawler is recovering after having a stroke at his home in Fort Myers, Florida.

Lawler, 73, has undergone surgery and is recovering at a Florida hospital.


Lawler celebrated his 50th anniversary in the wrestling ring back in 2020.

His storied career includes decades of wrestling in Memphis, with WWE, and traveling the world.

Jerry Lawler might be a seasoned veteran, but he has yet to retire from in-ring competition. He has wrestled in recent memory, but one has to wonder if this terrible health incident will put a stop to that.

Jerry Lawler continues to be active in the professional wrestling industry, even in his later years. He was a staple in WWE’s commentary booth for over two decades and was known for his humorous and energetic style. Lawler has also been involved in various ventures outside of wrestling, including comic book publishing and professional wrestling-themed restaurant businesses.

Jerry Lawler is beloved throughout the pro wrestling world, and everyone is sending out their best at this time. Hopefully, he will be able to recover quickly, and efficiently, so he can get back to enjoying life.

What’s your take on Jerry Lawler’s situation? Sound off in the comments!

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