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August 21, 2017 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Ric Flair hospitalized, G1 Climax finals, more


Ric Flair has remained in critical condition in the hospital in Atlanta for the last several days in what is very much a battle for his life.

Flair, 68, one of the most iconic enduring and influential wrestlers in history and arguably its all-time best all-around performer taking all aspects of character and in-ring into consideration, apparently had severe pains in his stomach and was rushed to the hospital on 8/12.

While at first the situation was said to not be that serious, although he was in the Intensive Care Unit from the start, his situation worsened by the next day to where the situation was life threatening and he was put in a medically induced coma.

The catalyst of his problems were apparently a significant blockage in his bowels which led to surgery to alleviate the blockage. This led to a series of medical problems including his kidneys shutting down.

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