UPDATE: Flair had part of his bowel removed; complications could keep him in hospital for month

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GEORGIA (WYMT) - Professional wrestling icon Ric Flair is recovering in the hospital after having part of his bowel removed, Sports Illustrated reports.

The 16-time world champion was taken to the hospital Saturday. What was thought to be an intestinal blockage ended up requiring the surgery to remove part of Flair's bowel.

Complications from the surgery could keep Flair in the hospital a month or longer.

The family asked for privacy during his recovery.

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