Former NWA United States Tag Team Champion, Bobby Fulton has announced that his throat cancer has returned.
Fulton was initially diagnosed with throat cancer in December 2019 and began chemotherapy in January. On June 5, Bobby Fulton announced to the world that he was cancer-free.
A little over one month after announcing that all of his cancer had successfully taken out of his body, Bobby Fulton is now once again in a battle with cancer as it was announced that cancer has returned it to a different part of Fulton's throat.The announcement came courtesy of Bobby Fulton's son, Dillon Hines via the official twitter account for Bobby.
This is Dillon Hines. I’m sadly informing you today that my father has been admitted to the hospital. He’s in poor condition. Please send positive thoughts and prayers for him. Thanks! pic.twitter.com/hDIHfymcJw— Bobby Fulton (@TheBobbyFulton) July 19, 2020
The cancer has returned to a different part of dad’s throat. We will need a lot of prayers. Thanks!— Bobby Fulton (@TheBobbyFulton) July 19, 2020
Many within the industry including Jim Ross, Brian Pillman Jr., and Missy Hyatt sent their well-wishes to the former tag team competitor as he once again looks to defeat cancer.
Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers were known as The Fantasticks back in the NWA. their United States Tag Team Championship match against The Midnight Express was one of these signature matches on the first-ever Clash of Champions event which went head up against WrestleMania 4 in 1988.
On Monday, July 20, Bobby’s son once again provided an update on his dad’s condition. Bobby Fulton is out of surgery for his throat cancer and his son says he is still in rough condition but was able to speak to his longtime friend, the manager of The Midnight Express, Jim Cornette.
Update on dad:— Bobby Fulton (@TheBobbyFulton) July 20, 2020
They took him back earlier than expected and he is out of surgery. He's in rough condition still. He's gotten to talk to his friend @TheJimCornette. Jimmy kept getting dad to laugh. Continued thoughts and prayers for dad, please.
Fightful will continue to monitor the story and report any and all updates. We wish Bobby Fulton a speedy recovery.