Randy Couture on Fight Master: Bellator MMA: “Everything Went Fantastic”


Randy CoutureUFC Hall of Famer Randy “The Natural” Couture is one of four coaches on the upcoming season of Fight Master: Bellator MMA.  The Spike TV original series debuts on June 19, and Couture says everything in filming went “fantastic.”

“It’s going to start airing the nineteenth of June on Spike TV.  Everything went fantastic,” Couture told MMAWeekly.com.

Thirty-two welterweight hopefuls will compete for a $100,000 prize and an automatic entry into a future Bellator tournament.

“I was very excited about the level of competition and the level of talent that we had involved in the show.  I was also very pleased with the direction of the show,” said Couture.

“Bertram (van Munster) and Elise (Doganieri) are well-known Emmy-award-winning producers with The Amazing Race, and this is kind of their baby.  I’m excited to see some of the edit and how it comes out,” he said.

Couture coached opposite Chuck Liddell in the debut season of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV in 2006.  In comparison to The Ultimate Fighter, Couture believes Fight Master got it right by focusing on the contestants.

“The focus on the show was definitely on the fighters and giving the fighters a lot of choices to make their own decisions and basically have their fate and their future in their hands.”

Fight Master: Bellator MMA premiers on Wednesday, June 19 on Spike TV with the finale scheduled for Sept. 7.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 2 days ago
  • 433 views

Will the contentious relationship between UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture and his former employer ever be mended? As of now, “The Natural” doesn’t sound hopeful. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Feat read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

If former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar decides he wants to return to mixed martial arts, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker is interested in signing him. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 2 views

The writing may have been on the wall after Cung Le's brutal loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 a few months ago (see his destroyed face here), but after the promotion sullied his good nam read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 8 views

Could the new Bellator president actually make this happen? Since taking over Bellator MMA back in June, Scott Coker has been pushing all the right buttons as the newly-appointed president after taki read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

Bellator MMA officials have announced the addition of a pair of action-packed match-ups for the launch of the promotion's 2015 season. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

Bellator MMA could make a run at signing former UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar as early as January or February of next year. Rumors have been running rampant regarding Lesnar’s professional futur read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 3 views

It appears UFC Hall of Famer and current Bellator MMA fighter Stephan Bonnar just dodged a DUI arrest in Las Vegas.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
  • 3 views

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes discusses Robbie Lawler’s UFC 181 title win last Saturday night, as well as why he believes a trilogy fight should be favoured over a Rory MacDonald rematch. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
  • 4 views

On Nov. 17, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson posted a tweet that started the ball in motion for him to exit Bellator MMA and rejoin the UFC roster. read news >>

Jump to: