• Jerry Lawler Experienced Paralysis After His Stroke (Update)
WWE Hall Of Famer Jerry Lawler (age 73) was hospitalized yesterday after a serious medical episode.
Lawler reportedly went out for lunch with friends and then got ill.
ActionNews5 reported that Lawler suffered a stroke at his home and is now recovering after undergoing surgery. Prior to this, he suffered a stroke back in 2018.
Dutch Mantell (Zeb Colter in WWE / Uncle Zebekiah in WWF) provided the following update on Lawler:
“LATEST UPDATE ON LAWLER: LAWLER experienced paralysis on his right side immediately following the stroke.
Latest news has reported that he has regained partial use of his arm. His speech is still affected but that takes a bit more time. But he’s improving.”
Jerry most recently wrestled at an indy event in January. He has a streak going on for wrestling every year for 53 years straight.
Also last month, he appeared at RAW XXX for Commentary and then appeared on the Royal Rumble 2023 Kickoff Show.
Regarding Lawler’s health history, he suffered a heart attack after competing on the September 10th 2012 episode of RAW, when Dolph Ziggler delivered a series of elbow drops on his chest.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 7, 1994) – WWF Monday Night RAW
On this day in 1994, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.
It was broadcasted from the Fernwood Resort in Bushkill, Pennsylvania and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania X’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
Smoking Gunns vs. Barry Horowitz & Reno Riggins
Owen Hart vs. John Paul
IRS vs. Marty Jannetty
Thurman “Sparky” Plugg vs. Duane Gill
Crush vs. Todd Mata