Former World Heavyweight Champion Vader underwent open heart surgery today in Dallas, Texas and according to his son Jesse on Twitter, the operation was a success, but at the same time, worse than expected and that he has a long road to recovery ahead of him. WWE posted the following on The Mastodon's operation and wished him well:
Vader undergoes successful open-heart surgery
WWE Legend Vader underwent successful open-heart surgery earlier today, as confirmed by his son Jesse via Twitter.
“The surgery was a success but it was worse than we had expected. Long road for recovery,” Jesse wrote. “Will keep you posted. Thank you for the prayers.”