At 11:28 CDT Tuesday morning, WWE released this statement about Jerry “The King” Lawler’s health condition via their Twitter account:
The King’s ex-wife and former WWE Diva Stacy Carter tweeted confirmation that Lawler had surgery to put a stint and balloon in, but no open heart surgery:
Lawler collapsed Monday evening in Montreal while commentating ringside during WWE’s live RAW broadcast on the USA Network. Earlier in the show, The King competed in a tag team match with Randy Orton vs. CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler.
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We will have more information as it develops.