Randy Couture, UFC Hall of Famer, has suffered a heart attack and is currently in intensive care.
Couture, 56, was working out in Los Angeles when he felt the issue and was taken to hospital per TMZ Sports. It’s reported expectations are he’ll make a full recovery.
After the news broke, several of Couture’s fellow fighters took to their social media to offer well wishes and expressions of hopes that he’ll recover.
Prayers up for Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture 🙏 #Pioneer
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 24, 2019
— Mark Coleman (@Markcolemanmma) 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
Couture is one of the UFC’s biggest legends in it’s eventful history.
Known as ‘The Natural’, Couture quietly became a huge star alongside Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell, before moving up a weightclass to become a champion at both heavyweight and light heavyweight.
He was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2006, becoming its fourth inductee.