FanPost

Fedor vs. Couture: Super Fight or Mismatch?

Fronted by Luke Thomas.

It had been just about two years since Fedor Emelianenko fought a legitimate opponent.  That is, until he destroyed former UFC HW champ Tim Sylvia in 36 seconds this past Saturday night.  During the post fight interview, Fedor was asked who he would like to face next and of course he named Randy Couture.

Couture is a legend in this sport, he first man to become a champion in two different weight classes.  At 44 years of age he came out of retirement to defeat the same Tim Sylvia via unanimous decison.  Couture has always seemed to defy the odds in terms of age and ability, but that will not be the case against Fedor. 

I don’t even think Couture has earned the right to face Fedor. Most people have Couture ranked #3 at HW and I have a problem with that.  Considering that Couture decisioned Sylvia and stopped a Gabriel Gonzaga who proved to be overhyped after his win over Cro Cop.  I don’t see how Couture can be ranked at #3 when he only has one win against a top 10 HW since his first retirement.  Whereas, he was stopped in 2 of his last three fights at LHW prior to those fights.

Read the rest of the article here.

\The FanPosts are solely the subjective opinions of Bloody Elbow readers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bloody Elbow editors or staff.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker