WWE legend Ric Flair in medically induced coma

By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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ATLANTA - Following news that wrestling legend and two-time WWE hall of famer Ric Flair is “dealing with some tough medical issues,ESPN reported that he is now in a medically induced coma, as confirmed by a WWE representative.

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On Sunday, Melinda Morris Zanoni, the CEO of Legacy Talent LLC, Flair’s talent agency, asked for prayers on Twitter.

On Saturday, Zanoni said Flair was in the hospital for routine monitoring.

“No reason 2 (sic) panic,” she tweeted.

Flair was taken to an intensive care unit  near his Atlanta home over the weekend

The coma was induced as Fair awaits surgery. 

The “Nature Boy,” 68, was hospitalized for heart-related issues.

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