Prayers up for WWE legend Jerry “The King” Lawler. The wrestling star is recovering from a massive stroke he suffered on Monday. Lawler’s speech is currently limited, but he was able to give a camera a thumbs up and will make a full recovery with rehabilitation treatment.

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According to TMZ, Lawler’s representative provided the update. Lawler is currently in Fort Myers, Florida, recovering. He received a visit from his friend and fellow WWE legend Jimmy Hart.

Lawler’s longtime friend and on-air broadcast partner during WWE’s Attitude Era, Jim Ross, stated he also spoke with Lawler.


“Jerry’s prognosis is positive, but he needs all our thoughts and prayers,” Ross tweeted.