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Randy Couture’s Retirement Remains Premature

Written on December 16, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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"It's time to move on and focus on all the other amazing things going on in my life." ---Randy Couture

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Hall of Famer Randy Couture shocked the world last Tuesday evening when he suddenly announced that he is quitting on his MMA career of 13 years, with 29 fights and two titles.

“I think I’m at the end of it y’all,” Couture tweeted last Tuesday on his Twitter account wherein he has more than 70,000 followers. “It’s time.”

“It’s time to move on and focus on all the other amazing things going on in my life,” he added on his Facebook account.

But this statement is premature, according to his lawyer and representative, Sam Spira.

“There’s been no official announcement,” Spira said. “There’s been no decision. Any announcements or decisions would be likely coordinated with the UFC.”

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Couture: Moving On from Fighting

Written on October 21, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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At his age, Randy Couture thinks that it is probably time to shift from one career to another. And he's making his way to the Hollywood side. After The Expendables, where will Couture be?

During the UFC Fan Expo in London, John Joe O’ Regan of Fighters Only Magazine was able to snatch an interview with Randy Couture. When the UFC veteran was asked to explain further his latest comment about his career in the future, he honestly answered that he’s not sure what to do yet. But he will definitely make more movies, and he is in fact started shooting for the sequel of The Expendables. And though Couture already said that he welcomes another fight, if something worth it is coming, he’s no longer up for a title match.

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Randy Couture: From the Octagon to Hollywood

Written on August 14, 2010 by Zac Efren

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Couture speaks about his transition from being a fighter to movie screen actor.

Sylvester Stallone mentioned in his recent interview with David Letterman that none of the guys (Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Stone Cold Steve Austin) of The Expendables can hold a candle to Randy Couture. Does this show how tough Couture can be that even somebody like Stallone can say those words?

To clear things out, Couture sat down with MMAFighting.com to talk about his new Hollywood title, his learning from filming the movie and what to look forward to his career. Read excerpts of the interview below:

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