Lerone Murphy has once again been in a deadly accident on Tuesday. Lerone is a UFC fighter and fights in the Featherweight division of the promotion. Murphy is currently undefeated in his professional career and has an undefeated record of 11 wins and 0 losses.
Murphy last fought Makwan Amirkhani at UFC 267 and won via a splendid knockout in the second round. Lerone landed a devastating knee to Makwan in the opening seconds of the second round and secured a victory. However, Lerone again had a near-death experience yesterday and has survived a very fatal road accident.
This is not the first time Lerone has been in a life-threatening situation. Lerone posted a picture on his Instagram account explaining the incident. Lerone says he was cycling on the road when a speeding vehicle collided with him. According to him, he suffered a nasty head wound and could have bled to death on the road.
Posting a picture on Instagram, Lerone Murphy explained the incident in the Caption. Murphy wrote: “FFS I can’t catch a break. Another near death experience. Yesterday while cycling, an oncoming car turned right without looking and we collided at speed. Which caused a nasty head wound. The ambulance took 45 minutes to arrive, which nearly caused me to bleed out. I’m here still breathing for a greater purpose, clearly.“
Many fighters like Michael Bisping and Dominick Cruz have wished him a speedy recovery after the incident.
Lerone Murphy’s other life-threatening experience
Lerone Murphy has, on various occasions, thanked MMA for saving his life. This was not the first time Lerone has been involved in a serious near-death experience. Lerone was once shot in his face twice, but he miraculously survived, earning himself the nickname “the miracle.”
Lerone was shot in broad daylight in 2013 and was rushed to the hospital with bullet wounds to his neck and chin. This was before Lerone started MMA and was still living in Manchester. Lerone survived the attack, and the assailant was arrested a year later for suspicion of attempted murder.
Lerone then decided to turn his life around and started training MMA in the power gym, but after some time moved to California to train at Alliance MMA. The gym had a legacy of fighters like Alexander Gustafsson, Jeremy Stephens, and Dominick Cruz. Lerone debuted in the UFC in 2019 and has been undefeated since then.