Ric Flair in medically-induced coma, undergoing surgery reports TMZ

Ric Flair

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.