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Does Randy Couture Regret Never Fighting Fedor? Not At All

Randy Couture has the kind of legacy in MMA that many can only dream about. He is a multi-time champion in several weight classes, has transitioned into blockbuster movies, and is in the hall of fame.

However, many have felt that there is one fight that eluded Couture throughout his career: a match with Fedor Emelianenko.

During a recent interview with The Score TV’s Arda Ocal, Couture discussed never fighting Emelianenko.

Things work out the way they are supposed to work out. I got so many examples of that in my life. It just never worked out, and you know, it is what it is. I don’t have any regrets. I wish then, when we were both kind of at our peaks, if it would have happened, it would have been something special; the cards didn’t just come out that way.

Couture has retired from active fighting following a loss to Lyoto Machida. Fedor, however, remains active in the sport. For several years, had Couture-Fedor been made, it could have been the biggest fight in MMA history.

Photo Credit: The Hollywood Reporter

  • Anonymous

    Personally I think fedor would have won if they both fought when they were peaking. I also wanted to see Dan Hendo fight randy.

  • Ed Lib

    Man, Hendo vs Couture would really be a huge fight! And I hope Fedor comeback to his best shape so we can possibly see him at 205 in UFC.

    • warriordave927

      I kind of wish randy would come out of retirement to do that fight,I know its a silly wish but I think it would be just as good as shogun vs hendo

  • Brehon Law

    When was Coutures peak ?

    Fedor still isnt even as old as Couture was when he 1’t won the UFC Heavyweight Title .

    So was Coutures peak at 37 or 47 ?

    Its a ridiculous comment as is the comment about Fedor going to 205 in his best shape .

    In other words when he starts using drugs as a stipulation in a UFC Contract .

    Fedor is in great natural shape , its all the drugged up UFC fighters using bodybuilding drugs thats the problem & its idiots fans think its real .

    • warriordave927

      So what your saying is that its imposible to be lean and muscular without roids

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