WWE legend Ric Flair was put in a medically induced coma and will undergo surgery,
According to TMZ, Ric Flair was hospitalized and admitted to an intensive care unit over the weekend. After initially downplaying the seriousness of the issue, a representative for Flair has made a plea for public support.
Melinda Morris Zanoni, the CEO of Legacy Talent LLC, took to Twitter on Monday morning. On Saturday, she noted that he was in the hospital for routine monitoring and there was no reason to panic but her most recent tweets signalled a tone change.
Are u a Fan/Friend of Ric Flair?If so, we need prayers & positive energy 4 our Living Legend as he is dealing w/some tough medical issues🙏🏻
— MelindaMorrisZanoni (@LegacyTalentCEO) August 14, 2017
Rory Karpf, the director of the upcoming Ric Flair 30 for 30, also asked for prayers for the wrestler.
Please pray for my friend Ric Flair and keep him in your thoughts
— Rory Karpf (@RoryKarpf) August 14, 2017
No official explanation has been given as to why Flair was hospitalized but some earlier reports noted possible heart-related issues.