Published: Sep 10, 2012 11:43 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 11, 2012 6:31 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) - Professional wrestling commentator Jerry Lawler collapsed at a World Wrestling Entertainment event at the Bell Centre on Monday night. says Lawler collapsed at the announcers' table and was taken from the arena to a hospital.

Broadcast partner Michael Cole addressed the television audience and said that the situation is "serious" but that Lawler is breathing on his own.

The 62-year-old Lawler mainly works on WWE broadcasts as a commentator but still occasionally wrestles.