WWE Hall of Famer Road Dogg Hospitalized After Heart Attack, WWE Superstars Send Their Prayers

Published 03/28/2021, 7:30 AM EDT


Tragedy struck WWE on Saturday when the news of a heart attack broke out. WWE Hall of Famer and Backstage producer, Road Dogg, suffered from a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital.

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The indispensable member of D-Generation X had multiple tests done to determine what went wrong. As reported in TMZ Sports, Road Dogg’s wife Tracy James broke the news on Facebook.

She revealed that Brian James (Road Dogg’s real name) suffered a likely heart attack after returning from Orlando on Saturday. She wrote, “He has had a test run and we’re currently waiting for the results. He has also seen a kidney specialist and will have a stress test done. He’s always been on BP meds for high BP. Just please pray all the tests to come back for something we can fix.”

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She noted that she was a “total wreck” and Brian was feeling “Horrible,” but they are praying for positivity and a swift recovery. Some hours later, she shared another update.

James’ kidneys “came back clear and a heart cath (cardiac catheterization) is scheduled for Monday and they will determine then what’s to be done.”

His brother and WWE NXT producer Scott Armstrong gave another update saying Road Dogg “is in the hospital resting comfortably and Monday will undergo tests on his heart. “

WWE Superstars send their thoughts and prayers to Road Dogg

Road Dogg was best known as a part of D-Generation X. Apart from that, he is a Tag Team, Intercontinental, and Hardcore Champion. WWE Superstars reacted to the unfortunate news on Twitter and hoped for the veteran’s quick recovery.

AEW superstar Matt Hardy, Hall of Famers Eric Bischoff, Mick Foley and Iron Sheik also extended their prayers to James on Twitter.

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Road Dogg comes from a family related to wrestling. His father is WWE Hall of Famer ‘Bullet’ Bob Armstrong. His brothers Scott, Brad and Steve were all wrestlers. Scott is currently working as a NXT Producer (as mentioned earlier) and a referee.

We extend our prayers to the James family and hope for a speedy recovery for the beloved Road Dogg. We will update you on his situation as soon as we get the news. Till then, keep praying for him.

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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