Jerry Lawler suffered a stroke and lost feeling on the right side of his body. Shortly after surgery, he started to regain that feeling, and he is said to be looking at a full recovery. Now, we have another positive update from the king of Memphis wrestling.

Jerry Lawler’s Twitter account sent out an update for fans. They announced that Lawler is out of the ICU now, and he is set to return to his Fort Myers Florida home for outpatient rehab.

Jerry is out of ICU & will return to his Florida home for outpatient rehab for his limited speech & cognitive skills. Doctors hopeful for full recovery & Jerry is looking forward to returning to his fans very soon. -Lauryn #LongLiveTheKing

Jerry Lawler’s health challenges have been widely recognized by fans in recent times, including a life-threatening heart attack in 2012 during a Monday Night RAW broadcast, with Michael Cole stepping in to fill his role during his absence.


We’re sending out our best to Jerry “The King” Lawler. Hopefully, he will be able to get back to his daily activities very soon. Only time will tell if he ever gets in the ring again, but you have to know he will if his doctors allow it.

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