UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has suffered a heart assault, however managed to stroll himself to hospital to be handled in Los Angeles.
However, there seems to be little to fret about, with the previous UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion anticipated to make a full restoration.
His accomplice, Mindy Robinson, tweeted: ‘Yes, Randy had a heart attack yesterday, it’s a difficulty with him having naturally however unusually thick blood. We’ve been within the hospital for assessments and remark and he is recovering properly.
‘He has and always will be…the toughest man I know.’
Prayers up for Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture 🙏 #Pioneer
Fellow two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor was fast to supply his greatest needs to Couture, tweeting: ‘Prayers up for Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture 🙏 #Pioneer’
As did former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who tweeted: ‘Getting prepared for weigh-ins right here in Connecticut and I simply acquired phrase that @Randy_Couture has suffered a heart assault.
‘We’re all pondering of you Randy and are pulling for you champ.’
The Natural has not fought since 2011 when he misplaced to Lyoto Machida, however he is seen as a pioneer of Mixed Martial Arts and a vastly essential determine within the historical past of the UFC.
Couture received the heavyweight title when he knocked out Kevin Randleman at UFC 28 in 2000, then claimed the light-heavyweight strap by beating Chuck Lidell for the interim title after which Tito Ortiz for the unified belt.