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UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, who retired in 2011 and has been working as a studio analyst during UFC shows on Fox over the last year or so, will be leaving the organization to join the Viacom-owned Spike according to Loretta Hunt of SI.com. On Spike, Couture will be working on multiple projects, including a reality series involving UFC competitor Bellator, which debuted on Spike this month.
Couture's absence was noticeable this past Saturday during the UFC on Fox event, when he wasn't in the studio along with Curt Menefee and Brian Stann. He was replaced by Chael Sonnen, which may have worked out for the better for the UFC because it allowed them to promote this season of The Ultimate Fighter, with coaches Sonnen and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Apparently, the Couture-Viacom deal was completed in December, much to the outrage of UFC president Dana White.
This isn't the first time there has been a bit of a spat between the UFC and Couture after the...
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On Tuesday morning, Spike TV issued a press release announcing a new partnership with UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture (Pictured).
Although the two parties won’t divulge the details behind their arrangement until next Tuesday’s press conference in Santa Monica, California, SI.com is reporting Couture has inked a multi-year deal with Spike, a property of Viacom.
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Anthony “Showtime” Pettis poses for a picture with MMA legend Randy Coututre. Hopefully “Showtime” doesn’t get in trouble for this, we kid.
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Randy Couture Signs On With Spike TV
SI.com has confirmed that UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has signed into a multi-year deal with Spike TV to appear in multiple projects for the cable channel. Well this kinda makes things a little more interesting over there.
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SI.com is reporting that UFC hall of famer Randy Couture has signed a multi-year deal with Viacom cable company Spike TV. According to the report by Sports Illustrated Couture will appear in multiple projects for the cable channel, as well as other possible ventures within the media companiess family of networks. The report states that Couture will [...]
According to UFC president Dana White, Randy Couture (Pictured) ain’t the greatest thing since sliced bread. As a matter of fact, White is glad the UFC Hall of Famer has joined forces with Spike TV and Bellator MMA, the UFC’s biggest rival, because that means he no longer has to deal with “Captain America” – wait up, don’t call Couture that.
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We all knew that UFC head-honcho Dana White would eventually speak up about former champ Randy Couture signing a deal with SpikeTV and subsequently with Bellator as a representative of MMA for the companies. White and Couture haven’t always seen eye to eye and things but as of late it has been pretty quiet between [...]