-The scheduled dark match main event for last night’s Raw, CM Punk vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship, did not take place due to Jerry Lawler‘s heart attack. In addition, Justin Roberts announced to the live crowd that the scheduled “Pat Patterson Appreciation Night” would not be taking place. -Wrestling News World reader Logan […]
WWE has released an official statement regarding Jerry Lawler‘s condition following his collapse on last night’s edition of Raw: Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a heart attack while commentating during last night’s broadcast of Monday Night Raw in Montreal. We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to WWE in the near future. […]
Jerry Lawler‘s girlfriend, Lauryn Laine McBride, posted the following on her Facebook account regarding Lawler’s condition: Thanks everyone for your thoughts and prayers. It has been confirmed that Jerry did have a heart attack…he is in stable condition and breathing on his own & heart is stable. I’m getting on the first flight out of […]
-Wrestling News World reader Dustyn sent in the following images from last night’s Raw in which Jerry Lawler collapsed and had to be stretchered to the back: Dammit “@llghoulj: “@cesarjoel97: @tubbyemu look they are brinning jerry twitter.com/cesarjoel97/st…” — Gregory Shane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) September 11, 2012 A picture worth a million words. All of us are […]
Jerry Lawler passed out during last night’s WWE Monday Night Raw broadcast. As the night wore on, stars from both WWE and TNA showed their support for Jerry. Below are tweets from Jim Ross, Diamond Dallas Page, Kofi Kingston, Mick Foley, Gunner, Gregory Shame Helms, and Jay Lethal: Update: Bret Hart, who appeared throughout the […]
WWE has provided an update on the condition of Jerry Lawler, who has been taken to a local medical facility: Update from @michaelcole on #RAW: @jerrylawler is “more responsive,” “reacting to lights,” awaiting CAT scan at ER. #PrayForLawler — WWE (@WWE) September 11, 2012
As Michael Cole reported, Jerry Lawler collapsed during tonight’s broadcast of Raw and underwent CPR. He is currently receiving medical attention at a local medical center. Cole has since left the booth and there is what has been described as “chaos” backstage. There is fear that he may have suffered either a seizure, a stroke, […]
Arda Ocal is reporting that Jerry Lawler collapsed at the announce table during the #1 Contender’s tag team match on Raw and had to be carried to the back. Lawler could be seen hunched over during part of the match. Ocal’s tweets are compiled below: Something is going on with Jerry Lawler right now at […]
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The official WWE website has posted a video in which Jerry Lawler discusses his situation with CM Punk. At the end of the video, Lawler says the following: “CM Punk and I obviously had a difference in opinion. He had a way of showing me what he thought about my opinion. I’ve been thinking a […]
The official WWE website has a new article up written by WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, in which he discusses doing commentary with Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler in the 1990s. He continues in the following excerpt: While I am not a major fan of three-man announce booths in general in any genre, there […]
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To recognize the 30th anniversary of the famous incident on The David Letterman Show, Jerry Lawler discussed his legendary feud with Taxi star Andy Kaufman in an interview with the official WWE website. Lawler went in-depth on his relationship with Kaufman, how Kaufman got involved in the wrestling business, how unscripted the Letterman incident was, […]
According to an interview Jerry Lawler did with The Baltimore Sun (recapped here), there are almost 30 former stars expected to appear on the 1000th episode of Raw. I have more details on major names at this link. I can also confirm Road Warrior Animal and Diamond Dallas Page are in St. Louis, Missouri for […]
The Baltimore Sun has a new Q&A online with Jerry Lawler to promote the 1000th episode of WWE Raw. Below is an excerpt: Through the years, you’ve worked with a number of different commentary partners. What has it been like working with such a cast of characters? I first started as a color commentator when […]