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Breaking News: Couture vs. Lesnar Official For UFC 81

Dana White just confirmed recent rumors, via conference call, that Randy Couture will face Brock Lesnar at UFC 81.

Details are still emerging, however White left fans with this nugget:

“The winner of Couture/Lesnar will face the winner of Nogueira/Mir.”

White also stated that Nogueira will keep the interim tag on heavyweight championship status for now. It is unclear what Coutures status will be.

We’ll have more on this story as it continues to develop.