Randy Couture News

Nov 30, 2016 9:32 pm

Randy Couture reacts to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, the MMA community was forever changed as several high profile fighters including former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy, and former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, along with several others, announced the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. Prior to the formation of the Mixed Marital...

Oct 25, 2016 10:43 am

Randy Couture weighs in on Georges St-Pierre’s “uphill battle” with UFC

Recently, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre left MMA fans stunned as he revealed that he was officially a free agent in the MMA world. The news came just over a week after St-Pierre informed MMA fans that news regarding his potential return to the Octagon would be coming in ‘just a few weeks’. Following...

Oct 21, 2016 1:55 pm

Randy Couture comments on Georges St-Pierre’s contract issues with the UFC

Georges St-Pierre may be in for the biggest fight of his life and it won’t even be close to taking place in the Octagon. On Monday, the former UFC welterweight kingpin announced on The MMA Hour that he was a free agent after his legal team terminated his contract with the UFC. Later that day,...

Aug 14, 2016 12:28 pm

VIDEO | UFC fighters past and present talk about a Fighters Union

Watch as former and current UFC fighters talk about the need for a Fighters Union. In the above video former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture discusses the need to expand the “Ali Act” to mixed martial arts. Mixed martial arts legends and former champions Cung Le and Ken Shamrock also speak out...

Aug 3, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture rips on New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture is a part of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) MMA rules and regulations committee and was present at the conference on Tuesday that addressed new rule changes to the sport of mixed martial arts. Following New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner Rhonda Uttley-Herring speech about...

Jun 21, 2016 1:51 am

Randy Couture says UFC has already been sold, criticizes Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture spoke with ESPN1100 on Friday in Las Vegas and was asked to comment on the reported sale of the UFC. The two-weight UFC world champion opened up on what he has been hearing and his sources have told him that the deal was already finalized last week. “I’ve...

May 13, 2016 9:21 am

Randy Couture reacts to being left out of UFC 200 festivities

Randy Couture may be an MMA legend, and a UFC Hall of Famer, however ‘The Natural’ has been left out of the festivities for what is arguably the biggest card in UFC history on July 9th at UFC 200. Despite a storied career with the UFC that saw him become the first person to hold...

May 12, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture reacts to Ronda Rousey going off on Paige VanZant

During a recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told quite the interesting story about an encounter between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant was looking for Rousey at a Reebok promo event so the pair could get a picture together. Later in the day,...

Mar 8, 2016 5:34 am

Video | Royce Gracie and Randy Couture react to Nate’s win over McGregor

Royce Gracie and Randy Couture react to Nate Diaz beating McGregor pic.twitter.com/PzbzLnfDWj — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) March 7, 2016 Watch as mixed martial arts legends Royce Gracie and Randy Couture give their live reactions to Nate Diaz’s submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Do you think their reactions would have been similar had McGregor...

Feb 19, 2016 8:21 am

Randy Couture discusses importance of expanding Ali Act to MMA

There has been increased talk recently of fighters banding together to create a fighters union. However with that being said, there has also been talk of seeing the Muhammed Ali Act expanded to cover MMA. Former UFC champion Randy Couture believes that the decision is a “no brainer”. He spoke to BloodyElbow to discuss the...