REPORT: Jerry Lawler underwent surgery, recovering at a Florida hospital

According to a Memphis television station, Jerry 'The King' Lawler has undergone surgery and is recovering in a Florida hospital

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Lawler is recovering in the hospital. 

It was first reported by PWInsider that WWE Hall of Famer Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler was hospitalized after suffering a ‘medical episode’ while at his home in Florida.

Lawler was recently featured on WWE programming as a part of the Royal Rumble 2023 Kickoff panel. 

Memphis, Tennessee television station WMC Action News 5 wrote that Lawler is recovering after having a stroke. The outlet noted that Lawler underwent surgery and is recovering at a hospital in Florida. 

The Memphis native is still active in the ring. He wrestled on January 23rd in North Carolina. 

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