Randy Couture is a former MMA fighter, gold medal-winning Greco-Roman wrestler, fighting coach, and actor. Couture is a former Heavyweight world champion for the UFC and is one of only 2 fighters over the age of 40 to have won a UFC fight.
Today, we will be looking at his life and career.
Before the UFC
In the early 1990s, Couture wrestled at the collegiate level. During his college career, he won 2 silver medals in the field.
He went to wrestle for Team USA in multiple Pan American Games and World Championships. Between 1991 and 1998, Couture won 3 Bronze Medals, 3 Silver Medals, and 2 Gold Medals for his country.
He also served for the United States Military between 1992 and 1998 in the 101st Airborne Division.