Ric Flair was at an Atlanta hospital this morning to undergo surgery. Flair’s son-in-law, Conrad Thompson, was on a media call today to promote Starrcast and said that the surgery was planned. Thompson added that it is not a grave situation.
Thompson noted that Flair had planned to have the surgery before the Starrcast II convention next weekend in Las Vegas. Flair will be getting roasted at the event next Friday, May 24th.
Thompson said he would not discuss the matter any further, and that it will be up to Flair or his wife to decide if they want to discuss any details.
TMZ reported this morning that Flair was “rushed” to a hospital in Atlanta this morning and that the situation is “very serious.” However, Thompson’s comments would suggest that the situation is not near as serious as TMZ reported.
Flair also underwent surgery back in March, however the reason for that procedure was never made public. Flair appeared at WrestleMania 35 several weeks later, helping Triple H to defeat Batista.
Source: Wrestling Inc.