Heart Surgery SUCCESS For Vader

Heart Surgery SUCCESS For Vader

It’s time, it’s time, it’s successful heart surgery time!

Earlier today, former three-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion Vader went under the knife for open heart surgery following being diagnosed with congestive heart failure in November 2016.

In an interview with THE HANNIBAL TV on YouTube, Vader, real name Leon Allen White, explained that he found out about the diagnosis after a roll-over car accident.

Following the surgery earlier today, Vader’s son Jesse tweeted from Vader’s Twitter account to provide the update we were all hoping for: the surgery was successful.

It is unclear what exactly Jesse meant by “it was worse than we had expected”, but hopefully the successful surgery has eradicated the major issues.

Just hours before the surgery took place, Vader was interviewed by Bill Apter and referred to himself as a “walking time bomb”.

Vader last appeared in WWE on the RAW 1000 episode, in which he and fellow legends assisted Lita in a win over Heath Slater. He also had the honor of inducting Stan Hansen into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016.

The last time Vader wrestled was in a six-man tag team match for Japanese promotion Dradition, after he which he collapsed in the ring. He did confirm after the match that this wasn’t due to heart problems.

On behalf of everyone here at WrestleTalk.com, we wish White (Vader) all the best and hope his health continues to improve.

6 years ago by Liam Winnard


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