Just yesterday (Oct. 20), WWE announcer Jim Ross tweeted that his good friend Gerald Brisco had suffered a "minor" stroke (if there is such a thing).
Today (Oct. 21), he blogged on the Hall of Famer's condition:
My dear friend Jerry Brisco had a mild stroke on Wednesday just before he was to fly to Mexico to attend the Pan American games to scout amateur wrestlers for WWE. Luckily Jerry's son Wes was driving his Dad to the Tampa Airport but instead took the WWE HOFer to the hospital after Jerry described how he was feeling. More tests are being run and other specialists opinions will be acquired to attempt to discover why the younger brother of the great, Jack Brisco is having these serious issues. I assure you that Jerry Brisco is a fighter and when I talked to him this week nothing was ever more evident.
My fondest memories of Brisco, no different than most pro wrestling fans around my age, center around his time as Vince McMahon's corporate stooge during the Attitude Era. His involvement in McMahon's feud with Stone Cold Steve Austin was usually brilliant and never boring.
We at Cageside Seats would again like to say that we wish him a speedy recovery.