Former wrestler Ric Flair attends Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

Report: Ric Flair in a medically induced coma at Atlanta hospital 

Former wrestling star Ric Flair is in a medically induced coma at an Atlanta hospital as he is prepared to undergo surgery, celebrity site TMZ reports.

The 68-year-old wrestling legend was hospitalized Saturday morning. TMZ says the issue is related to his heart.

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Soon after Flair was hospitalized, his representatives suggested that it was for “routine monitoring,” but more dire reports began emerging Monday morning.

Melinda Morris Zanoni, the CEO of the talent agency which represents Flair, Tweeted this:

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Rory Karpf, director of ESPN’s 30 for 30 “Nature Boy” documentary that will debut Nov. 7, sent this out:

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