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British UFC star Lerone Murphy survives ANOTHER near-death experience after being hit by car

British UFC star Lerone Murphy survives ANOTHER near-death experience after being hit by a car and ‘nearly bled to death’ as ​​he details the ordeal, with an ambulance taking 45 minutes to arrive…nine years later that he was shot in the face and neck.

  • Lerone Murphy was hit by a car in a serious accident while riding a bike on Tuesday
  • The UFC star, nicknamed ‘Miracle’ for surviving a shooting, was back in the hospital
  • He shared a photo of himself with a bandaged head and ‘almost bled to death’
  • Murphy said it took 45 minutes for the ambulance to arrive, putting his life in danger.

British UFC star Lerone Murphy in hospital after a serious road accident that nearly killed him on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old man from Manchester, nicknamed ‘Miracle’ after he survived being shot in the face, has detailed a second near-death experience.

Murphy posted a picture of himself in hospital with a thick bandage wrapped around his head, writing: ‘Fffs can’t rest. Another near death experience.

Lerone Murphy shared this image and explained the details of Tuesday's traffic accident

Lerone Murphy shared this image and explained the details of Tuesday’s traffic accident

‘Yesterday, while I was riding my bike, an oncoming car made a right turn without looking and we collided at high speed.

Which caused him a nasty head injury. The ambulance took 45 minutes to arrive, which almost made me bleed. I am here still breathing for a greater purpose clearly.

The terrifying ordeal comes nine years after Murphy somehow escaped with his life after being shot to death outside a barbershop.

Murphy, then just 21, was leaving a barbershop on a warm spring afternoon when he was approached by a gunman.

The 30-year-old Mancunian was shot three times in the face and neck but miraculously survived.

The 30-year-old Mancunian was shot three times in the face and neck but miraculously survived.

Bystanders heard cries of ‘please don’t’ before the attacker fired three bullets into the youths’ faces and necks.

Incredibly, Murphy survived the attack. After a week in intensive care and another week in the hospital, he suffered little lasting damage from the episode, requiring only a new set of prosthetic teeth, as well as sporting a small bullet fragment permanently embedded in his tongue.

Murphy previously spoke about the incident to the Manchester Evening Newssaying: ‘When it happened, it knocked me out for a second, then I woke up and thought ‘wow, I’m still here’.

Murphy is on the rise in the UFC with the undefeated fighter eyed for a title run.

Murphy is on the rise in the UFC with the undefeated fighter eyed for a title run.

“Of course I still think about it, I have visions and stuff, it was a traumatic experience.

I’m not sure why it happened. It’s one of those things, it could have been a mistaken identity or it could have been something he’d done in the past or whatever, I don’t know.

The name ‘The Miracle’ comes from doctors wondering how I survived, how did I not get killed for it? he says.

Murphy has impressed in his relatively short career and went on to a 12-0-1 record

Murphy has impressed in his relatively short career and went on to a 12-0-1 record

‘So yeah, it’s a miracle that I’m here today, really.’

Murphy was a promising footballer as a youngster, but then turned his attention to combat sports and progressed rapidly.

He remains undefeated in 12 professional fights, four of which have been in the UFC. Murphy hasn’t fought since he knocked out Makwan Amirkhani in October of last year and could expect a long layoff to recover from the accident.

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