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UFC Icon Randy Couture Could've Died of Heart Attack If 30-40 Minutes Late to ER

UFC Icon Randy Couture Could've Died of Heart Attack If 30-40 Minutes Late to ER

UFC legend Randy Couture has said a heart attack he suffered in October could have killed him, with ER staff telling him a short delay in treatment might have proved fatal.

Speaking on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show (h/t MMA On Point), the 56-year-old gave details of the episode with recent ill health:

Couture suffered the heart attack Oct. 23 after feeling unwell during training in Los Angeles' Unbreakable MMA gym, per TMZ Sports.

In a statement released by Xtreme Couture Management (h/t MMA Fighting) on Oct. 23, the icon explained the procedure he underwent:

Special thanks to the amazing staff at Cedars Sinai Hospital.

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