Ryan Couture victorious in Tuff-N-Uff headliner

Ryan Couture with coaches, Ron Frazier and Sean Thomkins
Tuff-Nuff winner Ryan Couture with coaches, Ron Frazier and Shawn Tompkins

PRO MMA (promma.info) has been covering the TUFF-N-UFF events for quite some time because we recognized early on what a valuable platform they provide for amateur MMA athletes. They call their shows “Future Stars of MMA” for a reason; because their tournament-style events offer a breeding ground for up-and-coming fighters to build a name for themselves and get the experience they need to move on into the world of professional mixed martial arts competition.

On Sunday, April 15, TUFF-N-UFF: FUTURE STARS OF MMA returned with the first rounds of a four-man 135lbs. tournament, an eight-man 155lbs. tournament, an eight-man 170lbs. tournament, a four-man 205lbs. tournament, and a 130lbs. female MMA fight. To top it off, they had a main event featuring Ryan Couture, the son of MMA legend Randy Couture and a member of Team Xtreme Couture, taking on Art Martinez from Team Fubar at 155lbs.

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Frank Trigg ‘Rumble in Race Town’ – interview (video)

In this two-part video interview Frank Trigg talks about what his fight against Danny Babcock tonight at ‘XCF: Rumble in Race Town’ means and where he is in his career. Trigg’s boxing coach, Ron Frazier, also gives some great insight into Trigg as a fighter and as a person. This is a great look at one of MMA’s veteran stars.


Part 2 after the jump…

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Frank Trigg training blog for Feb. 9, 2009

Frank Trigg will be fighting Danny Babcock on Feb.14 at ‘XFC: Rumble in Race Town’. Just a few days away now, Trigg is winding down the training camp. We will be featuring his video blogs here the rest of the week at PRO MMA (http://promma.info) leading up to the fight. We also have a new … Read more

Kim Couture Files Lawsuit Against Affliction’s Todd Beard

by: Matt De La Rosa

Kim Couture has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Affliction owner Todd Beard.

A Las Vegas judge issued a temporary restraining order against Beard or any employee working for Beard, prohibiting any contact with Couture, or even stepping into the MGM Grand Hotel at this weekend’s UFC 91 events.

Kim Couture confirmed the report to MMAWeekly, “Yes, it is true. The reports are accurate, but I’m not able to comment further at this time.”

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