Tuesday, 18 June, 2019

Ric Flair's Surgery Said To Have Been Successful

Professional wrestler Ric Flair seen here in 2017 underwent successful surgery on Monday 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair has 'successful heart surgery' days after being 'hospitalized for emergency'
Lora Ball | 21 May, 2019, 12:21

"Doctors said the procedure was a success!"

According to TMZ.com, Ric Flair is being pulled from the upcoming Starrcast roast due to recovery from surgery. Despite reportedly being given merely a 20 percent chance of surviving that ordeal (which included the onset of heart and kidney failure, as well as pneumonia), Flair recovered, returning home in September 2017.

As previously noted, TMZ broke the news on Thursday that Flair was rushed to the hospital.

The 16-time world champion was supposed to have surgery last Friday, but it was postponed until Monday because of "complications". Thompson also said that the situation was not as dire as first reported.

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Flair has been candid about his health and his past struggles with alcoholism. 'I'm not going to point my finger at anybody else.

His son Reid died of a drug overdose in 2013.

Known as 'Nature Boy, ' Flair rose to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s with the WCW and the WWF (now the WWE), and he ultimately headlined Wrestlemania VIII in 1992.

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