Jerry Lawler Makes First WWE Appearance Since Heart Attack, Foley On “Celebrity Apprentice”
- One month after suffering a heart during a live episode of Raw, WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler spoke to fans at Tuesday’s night WWE television taping in Memphis, Tennessee, in his first live appearance since the ordeal.
Appearing between tapings for Saturday Morning Slam and SmackDown, the legendary wrestler said he hopes to return to the broadcast booth within the next few weeks. The official WWE website announced they will release footage of Michael Cole’s “emotionality-charged” interview with Lawler on Wednesday.
– Mick Foley will be appearing on an upcoming episode of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice. He tweeted Wednesday, “Thought I was doing a simple favor for a friend in NYC today, and ended up stumbling into a guest spot on #CelebrityApprentice. Cool, huh?”
– Masked wrestlers were highlighted on this week’s episode of WWE Vintage Collection. The following matches aired on the program: Jake “The Snake” Roberts vs. Who (WWF Superstars – August 25, 1996), Vader vs. Kane (WWF Over the Edge – May 31, 1998), Rey Mysterio, Jr. vs. Blitzkrieg (WCW Monday Nitro – February 9, 1999), Hardy Boyz vs. Los Conquistadors (WWF No Mercy – October 22, 2000), Los Conquistadors vs. Edge (WWF Raw is War – October 23, 2000).