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Flashback To When Fedor Dared Dana White To Let Him Fight Couture

Fedor Emelianenko hasn't thought too highly of UFC President Dana White for well over a decade now. The year was 2007. Fedor Emelianenko was the PRIDE FC world heavyweight champion for over four years strong and was days away from his 24th consecutive victory, with the then 1-0 Choi Hong-man...

[ARCHIVES] Randy Couture Suffers Heart Attack, Expected To Recover

Two years ago today, the MMA community had quite a stare. Here is a look back at a bittersweet story about a major health scare for the legendary Randy Couture that fortunately had a happy ending. The following article is presented in its original, unaltered form, courtesy of the...

Couture Ready To Accept Teixeira Into The Post-40 Champions Club

Former six-time UFC champion Randy Couture backs Glover Teixeira to join him in the post-40 champs club with a victory over Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267. Teixeira will have the chance to become the second oldest champion in UFC history when he faces Blachowicz at the promotion's non-pay-per-view numbered event...

Randy Couture: CM Punk Shouldn’t Have Jumped In At The Highest Level

Former UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture has given his take on why CM Punk's transition to mixed martial arts failed. After achieving stardom in professional wrestling under the WWE banner, Punk announced that he'd signed a multi-fight contract with the UFC in December 2014 following his release...

[ARCHIVES] Info/Facts After Couture vs. Toney “UFC vs Boxing” Bout

Tonight will feature a modern-day UFC vs. Boxing bout when Tyron Woodley faces Jake Paul. Only this time, much like Ben Askren's bout against Paul in April, it will be in the boxing ring. Here's a timely look back to an article we published 11 years ago immediately following...

Couture Reveals Francis Ngannou Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With UFC Contract

Randy Couture believes Francis Ngannou isn't too thrilled with how his current UFC deal is being handled. Ngannou has made it clear that he's frustrated with the UFC brass. He wasn't happy when an interim UFC Heavyweight Title fight between Ciryl Gane and Derrick Lewis was booked. Ngannou reminded the...

Randy Couture Cites Lack of Transparency In MMA Fighter Pay

Randy Couture gave his two cents on the state of fighter pay in the sport of MMA, believing there to be a lack of transparency. In a recent interview with Morning Kombat, the former two-division UFC champion was asked about the negotiations between Jon Jones and the UFC. In response,...

Claressa Shields To Randy Couture: “I’m Not James Toney”

Fresh from claiming victory on her MMA debut, boxing GWOAT Claressa Shields is basking in the sweet satisfaction of sticking it to her perceived doubters—particularly Randy Couture. On June 10, Shields pulled off a sensational come-from-behind win over Brittney Elkin at PFL 4, sending a clear statement that she, and...

Randy Couture Speaks On UFC Holding Events During Pandemic

Randy Couture says the UFC should not be exempt from coronavirus restrictions. The UFC attempted to push through with an event scheduled for April 18. The promotion was prepared to hold UFC 249 on tribal land in order to avoid adhering to the California State Athletic Commission and a stay-at-home...

UFC Hall Of Famer Randy Couture Says Heart Attack Could’ve Been Far Worse

Randy Couture survived a heart attack, but he admits that had he not acted as quickly as he did then things could've turned fatal. Couture sensed something was off and walked from Unbreakable MMA gym to a local hospital in Los Angeles last month. Couture was sent to ICU as...

Randy Couture Issues Statement After Suffering Heart Attack

Randy Couture is expressing gratitude after avoiding disaster following a heart attack. Yesterday (Oct. 24), TMZ reported that the UFC Hall of Famer suffered a heart attack. Couture sensed something was off and walked from the Unbreakable MMA gym to a local hospital in Los Angeles. Couture was placed in...

Randy Couture: “Everybody Feels” Chuck Liddell Shouldn’t Fight

If there is one man who knows what Chuck Liddell is capable of as a competitor, it is Randy Couture. After all, it was a victory over Randy Couture that earned Chuck Liddell his first UFC championship. Later that same year, Liddell would defeat Couture once again in a...

Randy Couture On UFC: ‘They Don’t Care About The Fighters’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer Randy Couture isn't thrilled with how the promotion treats its fighters. Couture and UFC president Dana White don't exactly have the best relationship. The two have been at it for years and it got to the point where White banned Couture from coming...

Randy Couture Concerned With Chuck Liddell’s Inactivity Ahead Of Third Tito Ortiz Bout

Randy Couture expresses concern over Chuck Liddell's inactivity. Liddell is set to meet Tito Ortiz for a third time in the main event of Golden Boy Promotion's mixed martial arts debut. "The Iceman" and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" will meet on Nov. 24 inside The Forum in Inglewood, California....

Randy Couture Offers Advice to Daniel Cormier About Fighting Derrick Lewis

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has offered UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier some advice about his next title defense. Couture is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters in the history of MMA as he is a three-time heavyweight and two-time light heavyweight UFC champion. He has...