Jerry Lawler reportedly hospitalized after having a “serious medical episode”

According to Mike Johnson of, WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a “serious medical episode” at his condo on Monday afternoon. Johnson noted the following…

“The story that has made the rounds is that Lawler had been out for lunch with friends and sometime after that lunch took ill and was rushed to the hospital. had learned of the issue last night but out of respect to Lawler and his family, had chosen not to report.”

According to, “Jerry Lawler is recovering after having a stroke at his home in Fort Myers, Florida. Lawler, 73, has undergone surgery and is recovering at a Florida hospital.”

At this time, there has been no official word regarding what happened to Lawler. Ricky Morton wrote on Twitter, “I hope my friend is going to okay. Love you, Jerry. Please direct good vibes, thoughts, & prayers to Jerry at this time. Genuinely appreciate it & hope to hear good news in the very near future. ❤️”

Lawler recently appeared on the 30th anniversary episode of WWE RAW.