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Jesus, We Were Right; Randy Says He May Consider Fighting Again if He’s Offered More ‘Novelty Fights’

Following UFC 121 Saturday night, Randy Couture joined the MMA Live Panel to talk about the card and to discuss his fighting future. Part of the segment aired last night on MMA Live’s broadcast in which Randy discussed whether or not we have seen the last of him inside the Octagon.

"No, I don’t think I’m going to make any public announcements [about whether or not I'm retiring] because I don’t think anybody’s going to buy it. I did that once and came back," the 47-year-old said. "I don’t want to be like Brett [Favre], you know, but  I do feel like I’ve had my wars, I’ve had my battles, I’ve been there, I’ve done that."

He makes some good points abut knowing when to call it quits, but what may be the most surprising to fans is that Couture only seems interested in taking novelty bouts. We made mention of this trend by Randy during the last episode of The Bum Rush, but the point was likely overshadowed by the news that Dana White is going to fuck Ben over. It was a prediction we made that we secretly hoped wouldn’t come true, but sadly, it looks like it’s coming to fruition.

“I am competing and training and feel better than I ever felt physically, but, you know I don’t see myself making another run at the title — at heavyweight or light-heavyweight, being honest. I think at some point, I’ve got to call enough, enough. You know, I’ve had an amazing year. My last two fights, in honesty were more novelty fights," Couture explained. "Not to take anything away from my opponents, but that’s the truth of the matter. They didn’t really matter in the division, they didn’t  put me closer to a title and, you know I have to make a decision at some point. So I think I would entertain another novelty-type fight. I can still compete, but I don’t see myself making a run at the title any time soon."


HDNet Fights Event To Feature Kim Couture

(Kim Couture has a long way to go before she’s in Gina’s league.)

HDNet Fights has announced in a press release that they will air an event featuring The Natural’s third wife, Kim Couture, on February 29th, exclusively on HDNet. “HDNet Fights Presents: The Debut of Kim Couture” was the title we were handed down. Here’s the lead-in to the announcement:

DALLAS (February 11, 2007) – Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights, announced today that HDNet will feature exclusive coverage of Kim Couture’s debut fight. Kim is the wife of MMA legend Randy “The Natural” Couture. Her debut will occur in a Boxing/Muay Thai Smoker, a mixed martial arts event, to be held at the Xtreme Couture Gym in Las Vegas, NV.

Talk about home field advantage. Might as well have held it in the Couture’s bedroom. Hmm, that just gave me an idea for my next reality show pitch. Anyway, the event will air after HDNet’s coverage of the network’s LIVE IFL show. There are to be eight fights, each consisting of three two-minute rounds. The event was originally announced as a February 23rd event against an unnamed opponent. The date has changed, but the name of the opponent is still a mystery.