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Nitro from ‘American Gladiators’ suffers heart attack

Nitro from ‘American Gladiators’ suffers heart attack

AMERICAN GLADIATOR: Dan Clark aka Nitro of "American Gladiator", author of "Gladiator-A True Story of 'Roids, Rage, and Redemption." Photo: Associated Press

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Nitro, aka Dan Clark, during his “American Gladiator” Days. /YouTube

Former “American Gladiators” star Nitro has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack.

The star, real name Dan Clark, fell sick during a workout at a gym in Los Angeles on Wednesday and was admitted to a local hospital.

He underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from an artery and is expected to make a full recovery, according to TMZ.com.

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