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UFC legend Randy Couture suffers heart attack


TMZ reported Thursday that former two-division UFC champion Randy Couture suffered a heart attack Wednesday and is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital.

Few details are available at this time, but the report said that Couture suffered the attack after a workout at Jay Glazer's Unbreakable gym when he didn't feel right. Amazingly, he walked himself to the hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery.

The 56-year-old is a three-time UFC champion and was one of the faces of the company in their formative years with classic bouts against Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. He famously won the heavyweight title for a second time as an underdog in a dominant win over Tim Sylvia in March 2007.

The fourth member of the UFC Hall of Fame would later lose the title to Brock Lesnar in another famous fight beginning Lesnar's first and only title reign.

"The Natural" retired after April 2011's UFC 129 when he was knocked out by Lyoto Machida, closing out his career with a 19-11 record in his late 40s.