wwe hacksaw jim duggan

12:50 PM PT — Great news … WWE legend Jake The Snake says Hacksaw’s surgical procedure was successful … saying his friend is now on the mend.

"Great news !!! Hacksaw Jim Duggan is out of surgery and recovering!!"

WWE legend "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan is hospitalized, and needs emergency surgery, his wife announced on Wednesday.

Hacksaw’s wife, Debra Duggan, announced the troubling news on social media, writing "Back where we don’t want to be. Please pray for Jim and his doctors as he has emergency surgery this morning. Thank you"

Some of the biggest wrestlers in the world have shown love for Hacksaw. Hulk Hogan, Jim’s longtime buddy, wrote "Love you my brother, praying for only perfect health HH"

FYI, Duggan was one of the biggest wrestling stars of his era … and actually won the first-ever Royal Rumble in 1988. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by "The Million Dollar Man," Ted DiBiase, in 2011.