What started out as a hospitalization for "routine monitoring" over the weekend took a serious turn today, as Ric Flair's rep tweeted and asked for "prayers" for the WWE legend who is "dealing with some tough medical issues."
By Monday afternoon, TMZ Sports had reported that the two-time WWE Hall of Famer had been placed under a medically induced coma and was preparing for surgery over a reported heart-related issue.
The news sent shockwaves to the pro-wrestling community and beyond, as people took to Twitter to pray for the 68-year-old's condition to improve and his speedy recovery. Woooo!
Upon learning about Flair being hospitalized, people sent the following warnings to 2017 in true 'Nature Boy' fashion
Not on their watch, 2017. Ain't happening.
A host of former and current WWE Superstars all sent Flair their love
And fans kept the good vibes going, letting the Grim Reaper know that he can't pin Flair any time soon
Flair has too much sauce and swag for the Grim Reaper.
Prayers will continue, as fans hope for a pleasant ending like this
Get well soon, Ric Flair! Woooo!