Randy Couture discusses role in new Stallone movie and divorce

Former UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture recently spent close to three months in Brazil and New Orleans, La. filming for his role in an upcoming Hollywood movie entitled “The Expendables.” The film was written and directed by Sylvester Stallone.

Co-starring alongside Couture in the movie are such A-listers as Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Arnold Schwarzeneggar, Bruce Willis, Eric Roberts, Stallone (not Frank), and more.

The plot revolves around a team of six mercenaries known as “The Expendables” who head to South America to overthrow a dictator. Each member of the team has their own specialty. Couture’s character, known as “Toll Road” specializes in hand-to-hand combat.

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Couture vs. Nogueira agree to meet at UFC 101

Randy “The Natural” Couture and Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira both verbally agreed to face off at UFC 101. The two former UFC heavyweight champions will step into the Octagon at a yet to be announced date in August.

Couture (16-9) and Noguiera (31-5-1) found themselves on the losing side of the UFC’s pseudo heavyweight tournament in their last bouts, with both men losing their titles to Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir respectively.

A win would most certainly catapult the victor back into title contention; however, the loser could face many questions surrounding their status within the division as well as retirement.

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Couture talks future and possible matchups

Steve Cofield talks with Randy Couture about hunting, Fight for the Troops, a new movie role (his eighth in the last five years) with Sylvester Stallone, and what the future may hold. If Couture could keep getting decent movie roles it sounds like he would be done with fighting tomorrow. He says a rematch with … Read more