Jerry Lawler to Wrestle Match on Anniversary of Heart Attack

Mike Killam

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler announced on MemphiSport Live this weekend that he will be competing in a match to celebrate the one year anniversary of his nearly fatal heart attack.

King will be stepping into the ring against the retired 63-year-old Austin Idol on September 13th, with 71-year-old Jimmy Valiant as special guest referee. Idol and Lawler are long-time Memphis wrestling rivals and, on occasion, tag team partners. Thier match will be taking place at the Resorts Casino in Tunica, MS, the location of the Jerry Lawler Museum. 

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