WWE wrestling commentator Jerry Lawler collapses on air

WWE wrestling legend Jerry Lawler is rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack during the filming of a Monday Night Raw episode.

WWE wrestling announcer Jerry Lawler suffered a heart attack during a showing of Monday Night Raw last night.

The 62-year-old, who has held more championships than any other current WWE wrestler, reportedly receiving CPR before being put in an ambulance and taken to a local Montreal hospital.

WWE released a statement, which said: "Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffered a heart attack while commentating during last night's broadcast of Monday Night Raw in Montreal.

"We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to WWE in the near future. Our thoughts are with Jerry and his family."

Lawler had wrestled in a match during the show prior to his collapse.

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