UFC Legend Randy Couture was admitted in ICU on Wednesday after suffering from heart attack.
TMZ reported that the 56-year-old walked himself to the hospital after feeling something was off after a workout at the Unbreakable MMA gym in L.A. He was admitted and treated immediately. It was also reported that Couture has been recovering well and can be expected to make a full recovery.
Couture’s girlfriend Mindy Robson also confirmed the three time UFC Champions good recovery.
Yes, Randy had a heart attack yesterday, it’s an issue with him having naturally but unusually thick blood. We’ve been in the hospital for tests and observation and he is recovering well.
— Mindy Robinson ?? (@iheartmindy) October 24, 2019
Couture is a well respected figure in the MMA community. He has, after all, competed in a record 16 title fights. He holds the record for the most wins in UFC Heavyweight Championship bouts (6). He also has the most title reigns in the UFC (6) and is the fourth member of the UFC Hall of Fame.
Many people took to twitter to wish a speedy recovery to the UFC fighter.
Praying for a speedy recovery for MMA legend @Randy_Couture following a heart attack. Thoughts are with his loved ones. ❤️??
— Mauro Ranallo (@mauroranallo) October 24, 2019
Sad to hear about Randy Couture
I wish him great health and a speedy recovery!
— KEN SHAMROCK (@ShamrockKen) October 24, 2019
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) October 24, 2019
Everyone join me in wishing the legendary @Randy_Couture a fast recovery. Get well soon and best wishes my friend.
— michael (@bisping) October 24, 2019
Among those wishing him a speedy recovery were another UFC legend Frank Mir and Conor McGregor.
Prayers up for Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture ? #Pioneer
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 24, 2019
Getting ready for weighins here in Connecticut and I just received word that @Randy_Couture has suffered a heart attack. We’re all thinking of you Randy and are pulling for you champ ???? pic.twitter.com/2gEKLSxglA
— Frank Mir (@thefrankmir) October 24, 2019