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WWE Commentator Jerry Lawler Suffers Heart Attack During Telecast

Date September 11, 2012

Jerry Lawler

Wrestling commentator Jerry "The King" Lawler has been hospitalized after collapsing during a broadcast of Monday Night Rawin Montreal.

According to a statement from World Wrestling Entertainment, Lawler suffered a heart attack during a tag team match between Kane and Daniel Bryan, and The Prime Time Players.

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"We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to the WWE in the near future. Our thoughts are with Jerry and his family," the WWE said.

After collapsing, Lawler was given CPR at the locker room area before being rushed to the hospital. The 62-year-old wrestling personality had competed in a match earlier in the evening with Randy Orton against CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler.

Lawler is currently breathing on his own and in stable condition.


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