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Tom Bagnasco In For John Schulz Due To Health Issues, Faces Ryan Couture

Tom Bagnasco Replaces John Schulz On Main Card, Bagnasco Now Faces Ryan Couture On Spike TVDetroit, Mich. (September 11, 2014) – There has been a change to the Bellator 124 fight card as John Schulz has been removed from the main card due to health issues and has been replaced by Michigan native Tom Bagnasco. With the change, Bagnasco will now face Ryan Couture on the main card...
Via MMAInsider
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Couture dropped from UFC roster

It was never going to be an easy road to walk for Ryan Couture. Son of a legend, progeny of a persona non grata, his path to success had plenty of obstacles before it. After an 0-2 stretch in the octagon, he'll be forced to start back anew. Couture was released from the UFC early this week, FOX Sports has confirmed. Like his father before him, the lightweight began his professional...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 164 fight blog

UFC 164 Henderson vs. Pettis is underway in Milwaukee, WI and we could not possibly be more excited about a fight card. Headlined by an epic rematch between Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis, not to mention a killer co-main event of Josh Barnett vs. Frank Mir makes this a must-watch PPV. Al Iaquinta vs. Ryan Couture Round 1 Iaquinta is looking to jab and level change early...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson broke his foot moments before fighting Ryan Couture, but still pulled off the impressive win.

Imagine what kind of night it would’ve been if lightweight Ross Pearson decided that he couldn’t go on to fight Ryan Couture after breaking his foot warming up. First Gustaffson, now this? But the British banger carried on with his bum foot in impressive fashion, stopping Ryan Couture for the first time in the fighter’s life. Pearson admitted he broke the foot immediately after...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson Beat Ryan Couture with Apparent Broken Foot

UFC on FUEL TV 9 will go down as the card featuring the walking wounded. Not only did Gegard Mousasi enter Saturday’s fight against Ilir Latifi with a knee so busted up he’ll require surgery within the coming days, but Ross Pearson may have posted a TKO victory over Ryan Couture with a broken foot – one he suffered just minutes before taking center stage. “I think I broke...
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FUEL TV 9: Ross Pearson’s Vicious TKO on Ryan Couture (Video)

Ryan Couture made UFC history Saturday when he followed in his dad’s footsteps by fighting inside the Octagon, becoming the only father-son duo to compete for the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. However, unlike with UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, Ryan lost his big league debut. Ross Pearson (pictured) is the man who rained on the Coutures’ parade. After dropping...
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White calls Ryan Couture, informs him father unwelcome at UFC events, Randy responds

When former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight champion Randy Couture signed a multi-year deal with Bellator MMA, UFC president Dana white was elated because that meant he never had to work with the Hall of Famer who, in Dana's words, "stops being a man when his big toes step out of the cage." So why the animosity? According to White...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Couture vs. Joe Duarte added to Strikeforce card on July 14th

Strikeforce officials announced that a lightweight bout pitting Ryan Couture against Joe Duarte has been added to their July 14th card in Portland, Oregon. Couture (4-1) will be looking for the first three fight winning streak in his young career. He is coming off an impressive third round technical knockout of Conor Heun this past March. Duarte (10-2) has won six consecutive fights...
Via MMA Interplay
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Strikeforce Adds Ryan Couture vs. Joe Duarte to July 14th Event

On Thursday, Strikeforce added a lightweight scrap between Ryan Couture and Joe Duarte to their July 14th lineup. Couture, the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy, owns a 4-1 professional record. All of the 29-year-old’s bouts have come under Strikeforce’s banner. Duarte will be riding a five-fight winning streak into their 155-pound affair. He was last seen posting a unanimous decision...
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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