Ric Flair is one of the greatest superstars WWE has ever seen. He's not a two-time WWE Hall of Famer for nothing and fans absolutely adore him.
Which is why they'll be saddened to hear that the 16-time world champion was hospitalized early on Saturday morning due to issues related to his heart.
According to Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet, Flair was admitted to the ICU by members of his family. This has caused fans to be concerned due to his health and the age he is at of 68-years-old.
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However, a representative of The Nature Boy has given fans an update which should help to put their minds at ease regarding his health and why he is in the hospital.
The representative said: “Yes, Ric is checked into a hospital for some routine monitoring. No, there is no reason to panic.”
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They added: “Yes, we’d like to thank his fiancé & the incredible hospital staff who are providing the best care. No, we cannot answer any personal questions. Yes, Ric would want you to go out and have a great weekend … Nature Boy style!”
It seems Flair and his representative are pretty upbeat about the whole situation, so maybe there isn't any real reason for fans to be concerned, but until he is released from the hospital, they will be.
Flair has since posted an old photo of himself with the caption "#miamivice" on Instagram, which has received many positive messages of fans wishing him a speedy recovery and to get out of hospital soon.
The Nature Boy has noted in his autobiography "To Be The Man" that he suffers from a heart condition known as alcoholic cardiomyopathy, a condition caused by the long term effects of alcohol abuse. This causes the heart muscles to be weaker and, as a result, the heart is unable to pump blood efficiently sometimes around the body, leading to heart failure.
Fans will be keeping their eyes out for any updates on arguably the greatest superstar the sports entertainment business has ever seen and they'll be hoping once he is out of the hospital, he makes a return to WWE programming in the near future.
Everyone at GiveMeSport wishes Ric Flair a speedy recovery.
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