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WWE's Lawler released from hospital

Jerry Lawler (Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-US PRESSWIRE)
Jerry Lawler has been a pro wrestling personality for more than 40 years.
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MONTREAL (AP)

Professional wrestling icon Jerry ''The King'' Lawler was released from a Montreal hospital Monday, a week after having a mild heart attack while announcing a World Wrestling Entertainment event.

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View video taken by a fan in attendance shortly after Jerry Lawler was stricken, courtesy of Yardbarker.

WWE said the 62-year-old Lawler will return home in the next few days.

Lawler, from Memphis, Tenn., collapsed at the announcer's table at Bell Centre. He still wrestles and took part in a tag-team match before joining broadcast partner Michael Cole ringside for the rest of the program.

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