Former two-weight UFC champion Randy Couture has provided a positive update following his recent heart attack scare.

“The Natural” was hospitalized late last month after he felt something wasn’t right with his body after a workout. It was later determined that he actually suffered a heart attack as he was put in intensive care soon after. Afterwards, it was revealed that thick blood and a nominally high level of bad cholesterol caused a clot in Couture’s diagonal artery.

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However, a couple of a weeks since the incident and the 56-year-old feels good ahead of a second follow-up scheduled for later this week:

“Everything’s great, man,” Couture told TMZ (via BJ Penn). “I feel amazing. I should have thinned this blood out a long time ago, I guess.

“Second follow-up on Friday. Everything’s normal, back to normal. So I gotta stay on top of the thick blood. Gotta give blood on a regular basis. Unfortunately, they have to throw my blood away because I was stationed in Germany in the 80s. That’s just the way it is.”

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Couture is one of the biggest legends in the sport of mixed martial arts as well as the promotion’s first-ever two-division champion, having conquered the light heavyweight and heavyweight division.

Hopefully, things continue to look positive for his health.

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