UFC legend Randy Couture has been defying the odds for years. He didn't even begin his 29 fight MMA career until age 34 in 1997. He came out of retirement at age 44 to win his fifth UFC championship. But it looks like time might even be coming for Captain America. He'll face Lyoto Machida at UFC 131 and that may be the end of the rainbow for Couture. Couture talks to ESPN.co.uk:
"There's a big chance this is my last fight. ...But I'm in terrific shape, I'm feeling confident about Lyoto and dialling into the attack and how we're going to get our hands on him. There's a lot of other things calling me now, and there's a chance this is the last one."Apr 30th, live on Pay-per-view from Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
"I've got several other movies lined up, The Expendables 2 is coming up in September, and I've got my other businesses like the clothing company and the extension of the gym."
"Frankly, I'm tired of grinding it out, it's time to enjoy life."
Randy "The Natural" Couture (19-10) [Num.16] +300
Win James Toney - Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) UFC 118
Win Mark Coleman - Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) UFC 109
Win Brandon Vera - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 105
Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida (16-2) [Num.5] -500
Loss Quinton Jackson - Decision (Split) UFC 123
Loss Mauricio Rua - KO (Punches) UFC 113
Win Mauricio Rua - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 104