In tweets and on Facebook, Melinda Morris Zanoni, CEO of Legacy Talent and Entertainment, said the 68-year-old has had "complications so [he] needs to rest for the first time in 40 years".
"Former 16-time professional wrestling world champion "#Nature Boy" #Ric Flair scared his legions of fans last weekend when he ended up checking into a hospital on August 12 and then ending up in a medically-induced coma the next day to undergo surgery on what was originally called a heart condition.
In what's a very good sign, it's clear that The Nature Boy hasn't lost any of his beloved sense of humour and his nurse can testify to that.
His fiancee Wendy Barlow released a statement on Wednesday (Aug. 16), revealing that the WWE legend is in critical condition with "multiple organ problems". "Guy has been struck by lighting and survived a plane crash, so let's not count him out one second". Unfortunately, he remains in critical condition.
From that moment on all seems like a nightmare.multiple organ problems. Flair's heavy drinking reportedly exacerbated his issues.
Sports Illustrated reported Thursday that Flair, a former Charlottean, had been treated for an intestinal blockage and wound up having part of his bowel be removed. She declined to explain what those health issues were, out of respect for the family's privacy. She added in a tweet that Flair still has a "long road ahead" and asked for prayers to continue. I think he's the greatest world champion of all time, but I actually wrestled Ric Flair. The latter has become his trademark.