UPDATE: He is in a medically induced coma and about to undergo surgery. Click here for the latest on Ric Flair.
ORIGINAL: I wish there was better news to report but here is the latest on Ric Flair. Fightful.com owner Jimmy Van is reporting that sources close to the situation are telling him that Flair is in a medically induced coma. That is the word on him as of this morning.
Obviously, when we get further updates we will pass them along. We hope that Flair can kick out of this and we wish him the best.
@FightfulOnline I'm told from sources close to the situation, as of this morning Ric Flair was in a medically induced coma.
— Jimmy Van (@jimmyvan74) August 14, 2017
Michael Hayes and Mick Foley have commented on Flair:
I saw @RicFlairNatrBoy before I flew to Boston yesterday
I can assure that he needs everyone's prayers and positive vibes. Thx in advance!!
— Michael PS Hayes (@MichaelPSHayes1) August 14, 2017
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) August 14, 2017
WWE.com has a story up but it basically cites everything that Flair’s rep has said on Twitter. The only thing we know right now is that he was admitted on Saturday for heart-related issues.