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Hacksaw Jim Duggan Shares Update Following Emergency Surgery

Hacksaw Jim Duggan

Hacksaw Jim Duggan has given fans an update on his condition after it was revealed that he recently underwent emergency surgery.

On October 20th it was confirmed by Hacksaw’s official social media account that the WWE Hall of Famer had undergone emergency surgery earlier that day.

The post written by his wife Debra didn’t explain the nature of the surgery, only asking for thoughts and prayers.

Jim Duggan’s official account has now shared another update revealing that the surgery went well, and thanking fans for their prayers and well wishes.

Hacksaw Jim Duggan began his wrestling career in 1979 after a brief stint with the Atlanta Falcons NFL franchise. After appearing in Mid-South Wrestling for much of the 1980’s, Duggan arrived in the WWF in 1987. Here Duggan enjoyed a great run of success appearing at the first ever Survivor Series and winning the first Royal Rumble Match.

The veteran moved to WCW in 1994 where he went on to win the United States and World Television Championships. Duggan returned to WWE in 2005 enjoying short feuds with the likes of Eugene and Cody Rhodes.

Duggan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011, appearing in the Royal Rumble the following year.

Speaking to Inside The Ropes’ Fin Martin earlier in 2021, Duggan reflected on his time in the wrestling business, saying that it had treated him well and given him a good life.