Ric Flair’s surgical procedure has been postponed because of ”issues that must be taken care of first”.
The wrestling legend was hospitalised on Thursday (16.05.19) for a pre-planned operation, however in response to his spouse Wendy Barlow, his process has been pushed again till Monday (20.05.19) due to unnamed issues.
Writing on Instagram, Wendy confirmed: ”Ric’s surgical procedure has been postponed till Monday to handle some Complications that wanted to be taken care of first. Thanks for all of the properly needs. (sic)”
The replace comes after Wendy – who wed the WWE star final 12 months – revealed he was because of have the operation on Friday (17.05.19).
She stated in a press release after Ric’s hospitalisation: ”Due to ongoing well being issues, Ric was taken to the hospital and is anticipated to bear a process tomorrow morning, after which he expects to completely recuperate.”
Originally, the 70-year-old grappler was believed to be in a ”very severe” situation, however his son-in-law Conrad Thompson – who’s married to his daughter Megan – reassured followers on Thursday (16.05.19) that the hospital journey was pre-planned, and hoped he would nonetheless be capable of attend Starrcast II in Las Vegas subsequent week.
He stated: ”Ric was not frightened about this. Ric didn’t assume this was going to be reported or on TMZ. It’s all techniques go. The Roast of Ric Flair remains to be taking place.”
Ric’s hospitalisation comes as he is had a number of brushes with loss of life prior to now, together with having been concerned in a aircraft crash and being struck by lightning.
Most not too long ago, Ric was positioned in a medically induced coma for 11 days in 2017 when he was identified with the early phases of kidney failure and congestive coronary heart failure because of years of alcohol abuse, and he admitted afterwards that the well being scare fully modified his life.
He stated: ”The airplane crash and the lightning did not change something however the well being scare has modified my life not drastically nevertheless it modified my way of life finally.
”Number one I misplaced 43lbs once I was within the hospital, I needed to discover ways to stroll once more – I may stand however I could not stroll. I could not even open a bottle of Gatorade or a Diet Coke. I used to be so weak and clearly it left me with points that I needed to take care of every day.
”Also the truth that I am unable to drink anymore, which is de facto painful.”