WWE legend Kamala was hospitalized due to peritonitis

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WWE legend Kamala was hospitalized over the weekend in breaking news that spread worry across the WWE Universe, while also prompting messages of support from wrestling fans across the globe.

On Saturday, Kamala was taken to hospital with what was at first labelled as an undefined ailment, but now for the first time it has been revealed why the legendary wrestler was rushed to the emergency room.

It turns out that Kamala, real-name James Harris, was taken to hospital because of peritonitis, which is an inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that lines the inside of the stomach.

Horrific news

“We noted over the weekend that WWE Legend James "Kamala" Harris had been hospitalized for an unknown condition. Kamala has been hospitalized in Mississippi due to a case of peritonitis, which led to an infection in the membrane that lines the stomach,” NoQU reported.

But there is good news for WWE fans, with James Harris, aka Kamala, now recovering in hospital after a successful surgery. “Kamala had stomach surgery a few days ago and has been recovering in ICU ever since,” added the website.

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Legendary wrestler 

Kamala was a dominant wrestler in his heyday. Although he only appeared in the then WWF periodically in the 1980’s and 90’s, his character still had a loyal following.

He had several runs in the wrestling company, the first of which began in 1984. Kamala went toe to toe with Andre the Giant on numerous occasions, with their most famous duel being a high-profile steel cage match. Other notable matches of his included his face-off’s against huge WWE legends Hulk Hogan and Jake ‘the snake’ Roberts.


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