- a year ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Randy “The Natural” Couture wanted to stay with the UFC, but the UFC didn’t offer him a significant position. read news >>
Former UFC champion Randy Couture revealed that he would be very interested in a grappling match-up against Fedor Emelianenko at Metamoris.
Even though he retired from professional competition several years ago, Randy Couture is still interested in a match-up against Fedor Emelianenko.
While both the former champions have stepped away from the sport of MMA, Couture revealed he would be very interested in a potential grappling contest against "The Last Emperor" in Metamoris.
"That would be intere read news >>
UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility.
Speaking on Sunday's edition of Submission Radio, "The Natural" said he'd be interested in competing on a Metamoris card against none other than former Pride FC star Fedor Emelianenko. That would be interesting, and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot o read news >>
Former UFC champ Randy Couture doesn't believe performance enhancing drugs are rampant in MMA, but admits that for those that cheat, "it's human nature." read news >>
Former champion Randy Couture recently joined "Larry King Now" to break down the current crop of UFC champions. He dubbed Ronda Rousey the current Queen of MMA. read news >>
Post-retirement life for UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has been anything but quiet. The two-division champion has starred in several blockbuster movies, had key roles in TV series along with a host of other promotional appearances and work. While he still loves MMA and acknowledges it will always be a part of his life, if he's being candid, he can't confess to the sport being as central to things as it used to be.
"I think maybe a little less of a part of it than I've been, maybe for some obvi read news >>
Gina Carano isn't a UFC fighter. Not yet, anyway, but that hasn't stopped fans from fantasy matchmaking about who she could face in her UFC debut. In fact, UFC brass have also added fuel to the speculative fire by suggesting it wouldn't be out of bounds for Carano to face UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in her first bout back after a five year hiatus.
For Randy Couture, who has helped train Carano in the past, that's not an idea he thinks is particularly fair or prudent for the fo read news >>
Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is still supposed to headline Metamoris 4, an unsanctioned grappling event, on Saturday, but apparently he wanted to make sure promoter Ralek Gracie had a Plan B just in case. The American Gangster reached out to friend and former training partner Randy Couture about possibly filling in for him against Andre Galvao, according to a report from Sherdog. As of Tuesday, Metamoris officials told Sherdog.com that they still expect Sonnen to compete o read news >>
"The Natural" says if Gina Carano does sign with UFC, he hopes she gets plenty of time to get her feet back under her and back into fighting shape before going straight into the deep end against "Rowdy." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White reveled that if he was successful in locking down the services of Gina Carano, she would get an immediate title shot against current women's 135-pound champion, Ronda Rousey.
This, even though Carano hasn't competed in mixed martial arts read news >>
- 29 days ago
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Former UFC champions and mixed martial arts (MMA) pioneers, Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock, are teaming up to "turn struggling gyms into thriving enterprises" on a new Spike TV "reality" show dubbed, "Gym Rescue." Check out a sneak peek of the first installment of a three-episode series that debuts Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at 9 p.m. ET, featuring a frustrated gym owner named "Craig" who is pushed beyond his limits and pushes Shamrock in a fit of staged rage. For more details on "Gym Rescue" click read news >>
- 4 months ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture doesn't believe the Nevada State Athletic Commission's ban on testosterone replacement therapy was about doing the right thing as much as it was about cleaning up the UFC's image. "The Natural" said as much during an appearance on Wednesday's edition of Submission Radio. “In a small way it implicated the UFC when they highlighted Vitor Belfort who had a TRT exemption and he said he never heard of TRT until the UFC doctor turned him onto it and told him what it was read news >>