UPDATE as of 4:50 PM ET: Ric Flair is out of surgery but the situation involving Flair is said to still be extremely serious per a new report by Dave Meltzer.
TMZ.com has a new report up about the current health of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair after Flair was hospitalized and placed in an intensive care unit over the weekend for a heart issue.
Ric Flair is in a medically induced coma and is preparing for surgery … a rep for the WWE tells TMZ Sports.
The 68-year-old wrestling icon was admitted to the hospital early Saturday morning and the situation has gotten more serious.
We’re told Flair is set to undergo a procedure momentarily, though we’re not being told what the procedure is … though Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that it’s a heart related issue.
Flair’s rep had previously asked for thoughts and prayers for the Nature Boy.
Story developing …
We here at Wrestleview.com send out our well wishes to Flair and his family during this tough time.