Former ECW, WWE, and WCW Wrestler, Tracy Smothers announced he was battling Lymphoma Cancer tonight on his Facebook page. According to Smothers, the cancer diagnosis is not fatal.
“To all concerned I was diagnosed Nov.14 w Lymphoma cancer which now am on my 3rd treatment 3 to go of Chemo which is shrinking the rapid growing tumors. Doc told me yrs ago I have blockage in my artery so here we are an have lost 45percent of my heart use. Also he said I have lots of head,body trauma. Doc said I had a heart attack some time back an didnt know it. Have felt bad for awhile now but thought I was getting old,lol. This is not fatal as its between my Pancreas,Colon,neck. A big TY to all of u but I look at it as getting a tube up,overhaul,tires rotated,oil change,etc.all in one lol. Remember LIFE is a BATTLE and I’m in it to win it so dont hesitate in trying to be tough by putting off getting checked out in this day an age u never know?? GOD BLESS EVERYBODY..”
According to PW Insider, Smothers is in the hospital due to the cancer treatment. Smothers is 57 and has been wrestling for nearly 40 years.
We here at WrestleTalk would like to wish Tracy a speedy recovery and best wishes as he fights his battle against Cancer.