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Ric Flair hospitalized; son-in-law shoots down report of medical emergency

Nothing but positive thoughts and prayers to pro wrestling legend Ric Flair.

Early Thursday morning the 70-year-old Flair was reportedly rushed to a local Atlanta hospital for what is being called a medical emergency.

TMZ Sports with the first report on Flair’s health.

“Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital Thursday morning after suffering a medical emergency, TMZ Sports has learned.

We’re told Flair was in the Atlanta area when something went wrong. The 70-year-old WWE legend was initially taken to the emergency room to be treated.

The specifics are unclear at this point -- but we’re told the situation is “very serious.”

We reached out to Ric’s camp for comment -- so far, no word back.”

Following up on TMZ’s initial report, Fightful writer Sean Ross Sapp was on a media call with Conrad Thompson, Flair’s son-in-law, and was told that The Nature Boy’s procedure was planned prior to Thursday.

Back in August of 2017, Flair was placed in a medically induced coma following surgery for a ruptured intestine. After being in a coma for 11 days, the 16-time world champion pulled through and was back to a near relatively clean bill of health a few months later.

Get well soon Nature Boy.

Cageside Seats will continue to update and monitor the situation as more information becomes available.

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