One of the well-known fighters in the history of mixed martial arts, Randy Couture stepped out of the Octagon in October 2007 to focus on a career in the entertainment industry. He had enjoyed his role in Big Stan (2007), Redbelt (2008) and The Scorpion King 2: Rise of the Warrior (2008). Randy Couture can be seen next in Mandrake (2009), a blockbuster is expected of a magician against perfidious crime. He will also make a return to active duty on November 15, 2008, when he was confronted with Brock Lesnar WWE champion at UFC 91.
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Recipients Maxim ‘s Dudeliest Dude of the Year in 2007, Randy Couture has seen his popularity exploded in the past five years. “Oh, it was absolutely crazy,” he said. “Just go to the usual places like Home Depot, I get people to follow me everywhere, wanted pictures and stuff. That’s nuts,” the grappler muscle popularity is partly due to his singular wealth UFC champion and Hollywood careers are developing include such films. Redbelt, Big Stan and The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior. “I have no complaints [of my career],” he said. “I think I completed a lot and have a good reputation for himself in this sport. And I think I represent the sport to its best ability. So I have nothing to complain about, it was a great trip. ”
He was born June 22, 1963, in Everett. A phenomenal athlete with a tremendous physique, he caught a wrestling championship last year’s state high school before spending the next six years of his life in the US Army. After being discharged, Randy Couture enrolled at Oklahoma State University, where he became a three-time All-American. university his remarkable attention of the American Wrestling, and he was appointed to replace the Olympic team in 1988, 1992 and 1996.
He makes UFC debut
Although he never have the opportunity to participate in the Olympics, his enthusiasm for the material is strong, and he decided to turn professional by joining the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 1997. mixed martial arts match his early the following year on April 30, when he beat a lot of fighters Vitor Belfort favorite Brazil as part of UFC 13. “he is torn latest prodigy everyone up, and no one really gave me many chances to beat him now, “Randy Couture recalled. “I managed to come out of the war which was won, and kind of shocked everyone, and that kind of set the stage and tone for the rest of my career.”
Randy couture engagement ring
He to win heavyweight title his first few months later in a bloody battle against Maurice Smith. Unfortunately, he did not hold the title long due to a contract dispute with the UFC has prevented him from making the appropriate title defenses. Randy Couture dissent left with a bad taste in his mouth, and he quickly left the UFC joining Japanese RINGS organization based.
Randy couture back to UFC
Randy Couture UFC finally returned in 2000, and he has wasted little time making his presence felt by having regained heavyweight title on November 17 in a memorable battle with Kevin Randleman . Randy Couture successfully defended his title twice more before giving up his title in a match against Josh Barnett trench at UFC 36 in 2002.
Randy Couture takes persuaded him to go to the UFC light heavyweight class, where you think you will achieve success. “These guys were just getting too big heavyweight division,” he explained. “And they [not] guys just as big as the first guys I fought, they know how to fight and weight [becoming] a huge advantage.” Randy Couture hunch paid off, and immediately he defeated Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell to capture the light heavyweight champion temporarily. He won the title the following year when he was shot down five times champion Tito Ortiz in an unforgettable match.
randy couture and Chuck Liddell get their fight on
Randy Couture facing Chuck Liddell again on April 16, 2005, but this time around, “The Iceman” had the last laugh when Randy Couture gave the first knockout loss of his career. The pair face again for a heavily hyped match on February 4, 2006, with Chuck Liddell coming out on top again. “I was prepared, as prepared as I have been, but he just caught me,” he said. “Chuck is a great champion and it was an honor for me to fight him.”
Randy couture retirement
Randy Couture retired immediately after the final game Chuck Liddell, and he spent two years working as an MMA commentator and make a seamless transition into acting with roles in Invincible (2006) with Mark Wahlberg’s participation, the Board (2007) and Big Stan include Dennis Haybert with Rob Schneider. He has also been inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame during a ceremony very moving about June 24, 2006.
Randy couture come out retirement
Although Randy Couture had several projects to keep himself busy, he missed the face of fighting and eventually return to the Octagon on March 3, 2007, Tim Sylvia at UFC fighter 68. Although 43 years old at the time, Randy Couture controlled the pace of the fight from the opening, and he easily beat his opponent to become the first three-time champion of the UFC. He successfully defended his title a few months later on August 25, 2007, by shooting down Gabriel Gonzaga.
Randy couture resign
Just as it appeared his career was back in high gear, Randy Couture surprised many observers by sending a letter of resignation to the UFC on October 11, 2007. “The motivation for this decision is twice, “he explained at the time. “I know Fedor (Emelianenko) has signed with other organizations and that is the war really only makes sense for me at 44 years old is the heavyweight champion of the UFC. … And, two, I’m tired tired of being taken advantage of, played as the nice guy and basically swimming against the current with the management of the UFC. I have a lot of other things happened in my life that I’m doing just fine with. I do not to the problem. ”
Randy couture back to UFC
Despite his hasty exit, Randy Couture is still in close contact with the UFC, and on September 2, 2008, the organization announced that he had signed a three-fight contract to return to the Octagon. His first fight will be against Brock Lesnar WWE champ on November 15, 2008, at UFC 91.