Rep: Ric Flair in ICU

(WYMT) -- Professional wrestling icon Ric Flair is hospitalized and in need of prayers, officials from his management team say.

The 16-time world champion was hospitalized Saturday for routine monitoring, but his representatives tweeted Sunday he was facing "tough medical issues."

ESPN reports he is in the intensive care unit and originally went to the hospital for heart-related issues.

This story will be updated.