The former UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight champion of the world is used to pulling off the unimaginable, a win over Brock Lesnar after a 15 month layoff would fall under that category in many people’s minds. It just wasn’t meant to be as Couture gave up both 45lbs. of weight as well as 14 years of age.
“I was feeling pretty good, feeling like thing were going pretty well. He’s got big old arms and hands and he caught me with one in our little flurry.” Couture explained after the fight.
Couture did look good actually, until Lesnar caught him with a straight right that seemed to have hit him in the back of the head, but the replay showed that it was just behind the ear and around the temple. “I’m not sure, my corner said it looked like he hit me behind the ear, but it’s hard to say.” Couture said.
We don’t know if this is the end for Randy but not many people would’ve been willing to fight the biggest Heavyweight in the UFC after that long of a layoff, but Couture was willing to do it and almost shocked the world once again.