This is from The New York Daily News.

I hope Jerry recovers quickly and completely.

I recall watching Jerry “The King’ wrestle over the years.

You either loved him of hated him and sometime both at the same time.

Jerry is from a long line of the old guard from wrestling that is dying off.

These wrestlers take me back to my youth.

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Broadcast partner Michael Cole addressed the TV audience and said that the situation is ‘serious’ but that Lawler is breathing on his own.

MONTREALProfessional wrestling commentator Jerry Lawlercollapsed during a World Wrestling Entertainmentevent on Monday night.A statement from the WWE said that Lawler suffered a heart attack at the announcers’ table and was taken from the Bell Centre to a hospital.

Broadcast partner Michael Cole addressed the television audience and said that the situation is “serious,” but that Lawler was breathing on his own.

Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a heart attack while commentating during last night’s broadcast of Monday Night Raw in Montreal,” the WWE said in its statement. “We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to WWE in the near future. Our thoughts are with Jerry and his family.”

Though the 62-year-old Lawler occasionally wrestles, he mainly works on WWE broadcasts as a commentator.

 

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