As fans know by now Steve “Mongo” McMichael is simply not doing well. The legend is suffering from ALS, and his condition is only getting worse by the day. Fans all over the world continue to worry about his well-being. It appears he was hospitalized recently as well.

McMichael is a beloved veteran in the business and was a member of the Four Horsemen. He even had a feud with Goldberg before leaving the company in 1999.

According to a report by The Chicago Tribune, McMichael hospitalized in Chicago and is still under intensive care. He was admitted to the hospital after contracting sepsis. He was unconscious when he was admitted to the hospital, with antibiotics being administered. He woke up the following morning but was already in a battle with pneumonia.

Dave Meltzer reported in the  Wrestling Observer Newsletter that the wrestler’s family gave an update on his condition, noting that the sepsis that had set in is now gone.


He will still be in the ICU for a few days on antibiotics but was it was added that he was “feisty as ever.” We’ll pray that Steve McMichael will make a speedy recovery.

What’s your take on this story? Do you think he will make a full recovery? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

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