CHARLOTTE (CBSMiami) – Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair has been hospitalized and admitted to an intensive care unit.READ MORE: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Who Has South Florida Roots, Could Be Next Supreme Court Nominee
The two-time WWE Hall of Famer went into the hospital over the weekend for heart-related issues and initially downplayed the situation.
That changed on Monday after a representative for Flair made a public plea for support.READ MORE: Broward Sheriff's Union President Jeff Bell Fired After Internal Investigation Found Corrupt Practices
Late Sunday night Melinda Morris Zanoni, who is the CEO of Legacy Talent LLC, tweeted out an update on Flair’s status.
The 68-year-old has been one of the biggest names in wrestling for decades, known for his captivating, over-the-top personality.
Flair was in south Florida as recently as a few weeks ago.MORE NEWS: Teen Driver Arrested In Deadly Hit And Run In Miami
The Miami Marlins held a special Wrestling Night at Marlins Park and Flair was the headlining attraction.