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Legendary wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts has been hospitalized in Las Vegas after he collapsed on a flight, Wrestling Inc. reports.

The WWE Hall of Famer remained in a coma for nearly 24 hours following the collapse and has allegedly by diagnosed with double pneumonia.

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Robert's friend Diamond Dallas Page tweeted that he had been in constant contact with the wrestler's girlfriend, and "Jake is now conscious but still fading in and out. Please keep the prayers coming."

Earlier this year, Roberts was diagnosed with cancer and underwent emergency surgery to remove a tumor behind his knee.