Buff Bagwell is on the road to recovery. After flipping his car on April 23 in Georgia and being rushed to the hospital where he was listed as in intensive care, the 42-year-old professional wrestler — whose real name is Marcus Bagwell — is now back at home.
"Buff is doing much better!" Buff's camp tells Hollywood.com. "He is at home and ready to work again."
Bagwell rose to fame during his tenure in World Championship Wrestling from 1991 to 2001. During that time, he became a five-time World Tag Team champion. He also broke his neck during a match in 1998, but made a full recovery.
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Wrestler Marcus Bagwell in Intensive Care After Car Crash
The sports star, real name Marcus Bagwell, was driving in Georgia on Monday (23Apr12) when he lost control of his Jeep, which flipped on the road and left him with several broken bones in his neck and face, including a snapped jaw.
He was taken to nearby WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where he remains under doctors' watch in an intensive care ward, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Bagwell made his name in the popular U.S. sport after he became five-time World Tag Team champion in the 1990s. He broke his neck during a match in 1998, but made a full recovery.
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