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'Nature Boy' Ric Flair has 'successful heart surgery' days after being 'hospitalized for emergency'

It was later revealed that Flair's hospitalization was separate from the planned surgery he would undergo on Monday afternoon. "Thank you to everyone for all your prayers and support during this hard time", Flair's wife Wendy Barlow tells PEOPLE.

News of his successful surgery comes after TMZ reported that Flair canceled his appearance on "The Roast of Ric Flair", which was set to take place at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on Friday, May 24.

The 16-time World champion entered to an Atlanta-area hospital on Thursday in order to have the procedure the following day, but complications arose that needed to be addressed. TMZ wrote, "But a spokesperson for Flair tells us ... unfortunately, Ric won't be healthy enough by Friday evening to make the trip from Atlanta to Vegas". He was scheduled to have surgery today.

Flair is said to be in good spirits, and laughing with friends and family.

India's acrimonious election comes to an end
A haphazard implementation of "one nation, one tax" - a goods and services tax - also hit small and medium-sized businesses. He spent Saturday night at Kedarnath, a temple of Hindu god Shiva nestled in the Himalayas in northern India .

Former wrestling legend Ric Flair underwent successful heart surgery on Monday, his wife said.

Flair was in a coma for 11 days in 2017 and was reportedly near death after his intestine ruptured.

'I had one vice, ' Flair told Sports Illustrated in 2017. Here's wishing Flair the very best in his recovery.

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