Ric Flair in Hospital With 'Tough Medical Issues' as Management Requests Prayers for 'Living Legend'

Flair's management reported the news early this morning.

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WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is currently in the hospital dealing with "tough medical issues," according to his management.

On Saturday evening, Melinda Morris Zanoni, CEO of Legacy Talent (which represents Flair), reported that Flair was in the hospital for "routine monitoring." She said there was "no reason to panic."

However, the situation appears to have become more serious. In a tweet sent at 12:11 a.m. on Monday, Zanoni asked Flair's fans for "prayers & positive energy" as he deals with "tough medical issues":

Zanoni has not disclosed what those medical issues are.

Known as "The Nature Boy," Flair is often considered one of the greatest sports entertainers of all time, with a career spanning more than 40 years and over 15 WWE championships. He recently wrote a book with his daughter, current WWE superstar Charlotte Flair, and was announced as the topic of ESPN's next 30 for 30​ documentary.

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