WWE legend Vader has announced that he's been release from the hospital. This follows open heart surgery which the former WCW world champion underwent in March.
Vader posted the following on Twitter.
I Am officially out of the HOSPITAL and in rehab Its a long ROAD BK from here to the RING WISH ME LUCK!!!!— Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) April 13, 2018
Vader discussed his medical condition in an interview with Bill Apter prior to his surgery back in March.
"I literally have 10 blood vessels that are clogged, over 90 percent of my heart. I guess just
Vader noted that the blood thinners kept him from having a heart attack.
"Here's the deal, I was afraid," Vader said. "I said, 'Hey, my heart feels great. I'm wrestling, I'm riding the bike 30 minutes hard. There's no pain, I'm fine.'
Vader was one of the biggest stars in WCW in the early 1990s, having memorable feuds with Sting and Ric Flair. He eventually brough his act to the WWE in early 1996, feuding with them President Gorilla Monsoon and headlining SummerSlam against Shawn Michaels.
He last appeared on WWE television in 2012. There has been a push to induct Vader himself into the WWE Hall of Fame in recent years, though WWE has not chosen to do so.