UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture and Oklahoma State wrestling alum Randy Couture is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a heart attack Wednesday, according to TMZ Sports. His long-term partner, Mindy Robinson, confirmed the news on Twitter.
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
He has and always will be...the toughest man I know. ♥️ https://t.co/5KLDwwWEbm pic.twitter.com/AQ1mCeE3Ch
Couture, the former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion, checked himself into a Los Angeles hospital after he experience discomfort following a workout at Unbreakable MMA gym. The 56-year-old was treated and remains in intensive care.
Couture, who was a two-time NCAA runner-up at OSU, currently works as a broadcaster for the Professional Fighters League.