During Monday's RAW live broadcast in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler collapsed at the announcers' table and was tended to in the locker room area by medical personnel. He was then taken from the arena to an area hospital.
WWE.com will provide updates on Lawler’s condition as the matter progresses.
Lawler collapsed while commentating the tag team match featuring Daniel Bryan and Kane vs. Daniel Bryan and Titus O’Neil. Arda Ocal of The Score, who attended RAW in person, detailed on Twitter. “Something is going on with Jerry Lawler right now at the commentary table. It looks like he collapsed. Not part of show…
“He is being carried away by personnel to the backstage area. He appeared unconscious as he was being carried… When I looked over he was hunched over convulsing in his seat and collapsed, then multiple people carried him out.”
Michael Cole stated at 10:38 p.m. during RAW that Lawler was breathing on his own and receiving oxygen.
UPDATE: WWE broadcaster and wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler appeared more responsive after collapsing ringside during Monday night’s live episode of RAW.
Lawler, who had participated in a tag team match alongside Randy Orton earlier in the show, collapsed at the announcer's table while commentating the tag team match featuring Daniel Bryan and Kane vs. Daniel Bryan and Titus O’Neil and was taken away on a stretcher. Lawler was backstage at the Centre Bell in Montreal, Quebec, Canada receiving CPR.
“This is not part of the show,” Lawler’s broadcast partner Michael Cole stated at approximately 10:20 p.m. EST.
Lawler was transported to an area hospital where he was receiving oxygen and breathing on his own, according to reports from Cole later on in the telecast. He stated at 10:55 p.m. EST that he appeared more responsive and was reacting to the lights in his eyes. He's in an isolated ER awaiting a CAT scan.