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The Scoop -- Randy Couture

by The Scoop |  Published: Oct 02, 2009

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Randy Couture, also known as “The Natural,” is a professional mixed martial artist (MMA) and former heavyweight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He’s held the title in both the heavyweight and light-heavyweight divisions, and is the only five-time champion in UFC history. He’s an MMA legend, and has used his status to raise money for his Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation, which assists soldiers who have been wounded in action and their families. One of the ways that he raises money is through charity poker tournaments. He recently sat down with Adam and Diego and discussed the parallels between MMA and poker. Diego Cordovez: The last couple of years, mixed martial arts and poker have kind of paralleled each other in the sense that they are both getting into the mainstream, and are getting sponsors and TV coverage. In poker, there has been a negative effect, in that people ...


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