Worrying Update On Ex-WCW & NFL Star Steve McMichael

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The health of ex-WCW star Steve McMichael has taken a turn for the worse.

Former WCW star and NFL sensation Steve ‘Mongo’ McMichael’s health has suffered in recent years as it emerged that the former Chicago Bear is battling ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

McMichael’s wife Misty took to social media where she shared a graphic that read “Prayers for Mongo” alongside a caption that revealed, “We were admitted last night to the ICU at Silver Cross with Sepsis and pneumonia.”

McMichael’s family noted that he was awake again after being unconscious when he was admitted to the hospital.

Steve McMichael’s wife and family have been heavily campaigning for the Chicago Bears great to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2024.

What did Steve McMichael do in WCW?

Following the end of his football career, which saw him win the 1985 Super Bowl with the Chicago Bears, McMichael found himself firmly entrenched in the world of pro wrestling as part of WCW.

McMichael’s stint in the company began on commentary but he soon found himself in the thick of the action, joining The Four Horsemen and competing in the ring. Mongo McMichael’s only title success in WCW came in 1997 when he defeated Jeff Jarrett for the WCW United States Championship.