Randy “The Natural” Couture Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
Randy “The Natural” Couture Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

Randy “The Natural” Couture

MMA Record: 19-11-0

WINS
19
7
4
8
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
11
6
4
1
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
58%
Age
58
Reach
75'
(190.5 cm)
Height
73.2'
(186 cm)
Country
USA

Randy “The Natural” Couture is a 58 year old Male fighter from United States with a 19-11-0 pro MMA record. Couture most recently fought Lyoto Machida at UFC 129 on Saturday April 30, 2011. Randy Couture lost to Lyoto Machida by KO/TKO at 1:05 of Round 2 in the Light Heavyweight division.

Randy Couture has 19 wins with a 58% finish rate, including 7 by knockout, 4 by submission, 8 by decision.


Randy Couture's Last Fight

Loss • Lyoto Machida DEF Randy Couture by KO/TKO R2 1:05

Randy “The Natural” Couture full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Loss
19-10-0 Lyoto Machida
KO/TKO
R2 1:05
UFC 129 2011-04-30 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
18-10-0 James Toney
SUB
R1 3:19
UFC 118 2010-08-28 Heavyweight UFC
Win
17-10-0 Mark Coleman
SUB
R2 1:09
UFC 109 2010-02-06 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
16-10-0 Brandon Vera
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 105 2009-11-14 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
16-9-0 Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 102 2009-08-29 Heavyweight UFC
Loss
16-8-0 Brock Lesnar
KO/TKO
R2 3:07
UFC 91 2008-11-15 Heavyweight UFC
Win
15-8-0 Gabriel Gonzaga
KO/TKO
R3 1:37
UFC 74 2007-08-25 Heavyweight UFC
Win
14-8-0 Tim Sylvia
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 68 2007-03-03 Heavyweight UFC
Loss
14-7-0 Chuck Liddell
KO/TKO
R2 1:28
UFC 57 2006-02-04 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
13-7-0 Mike Van Arsdale
SUB
R3 0:52
UFC 54 2005-08-20 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
13-6-0 Chuck Liddell
KO/TKO
R1 2:06
UFC 52 2005-04-16 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
12-6-0 Vitor Belfort
KO/TKO
R3 5:00
UFC 49 2004-08-21 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
12-5-0 Vitor Belfort
KO/TKO
R1 0:49
UFC 46 2004-01-31 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
11-5-0 Tito Ortiz
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 44 2003-09-26 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
10-5-0 Chuck Liddell
KO/TKO
R3 2:39
UFC 43 2003-06-06 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
10-4-0 Ricco Rodriguez
SUB
R5 3:04
UFC 39 2002-09-27 Heavyweight UFC
Loss
10-3-0 Josh Barnett
KO/TKO
R2 4:35
UFC 36 2002-03-22 Heavyweight UFC
Win
9-3-0 Pedro Rizzo
KO/TKO
R3 1:38
UFC 34 2001-11-02 Heavyweight UFC
Win
8-3-0 Pedro Rizzo
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 31 2001-05-04 Heavyweight UFC
Loss
8-2-0 Valentijn Overeem
SUB
R1 0:56
Rings Japan 2001-02-24 Heavyweight RINGS
Win
7-2-0 Tsuyoshi Kosaka
DEC
R2 5:00
Rings Japan 2001-02-24 Heavyweight RINGS
Win
6-2-0 Kevin Randleman
KO/TKO
R3 4:13
UFC 28 2000-11-17 Heavyweight UFC
Win
5-2-0 Ryushi Yanagisawa
DEC
R2 5:00
Rings Japan 2000-10-09 Heavyweight RINGS
Win
4-2-0 Jeremy Horn
DEC
R3 5:00
Rings Japan 2000-10-09 Heavyweight RINGS
Loss
4-1-0 Mikhail Iliyukhin
SUB
R1 7:43
Rings Japan 1999-03-20 Heavyweight RINGS
Loss
4-0-0 Enson Inoue
SUB
R1 1:39
Regional circuit 1998-10-25 VTJ
Win
3-0-0 Maurice Smith
DEC
R1 21:00
UFC 15.5 1997-12-21 Heavyweight UFC
Win
2-0-0 Vitor Belfort
KO/TKO
R1 8:16
UFC 15 1997-10-17 Heavyweight UFC
Win
1-0-0 Steven Graham
KO/TKO
R1 3:13
UFC 13 1997-05-30 Heavyweight UFC
Win
0-0-0 Tony Halme
SUB
R1 0:56
UFC 13 1997-05-30 Heavyweight UFC
Randy “The Natural” Couture MMA Record: 19-11-0

Randy “The Natural” Couture's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Randy Couture

Randy “The Natural” Couture's MMA career highlights

Randy “The Natural” Couture's Professional MMA debut

Couture made his professional debut against Tony Halme on May 30, 1997, fighting on the main card of UFC 13: Ultimate Force.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Tony Halme who carried a 3-6-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Randy Couture beat Tony Halme by Submission at 0:56 of Round 1.

Randy “The Natural” Couture's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Couture made his debut in the UFC against Tony Halme on May 30, 1997, fighting on the main card of UFC 13: Ultimate Force having compiled a 0-0-0 professional MMA record.

Randy Couture beat Tony Halme by Submission at 0:56 of Round 1.

Since his debut, Couture has gone on to fight a total of 24 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 16-8-0.

Winning the belt: Tournament Championship against Steven Graham

Couture won the Tournament Championship defeating Steven Graham on May 30, 1997 at UFC 13: Ultimate Force.

This was Couture's 1st UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Steven Graham by KO/TKO at 3:13 of Round 1.

Winning the belt: UFC Heavyweight Championship against Maurice Smith

Couture won the UFC Heavyweight Championship defeating Maurice Smith on December 21, 1997 at UFC 15.5: Ultimate Japan.

This was Couture's 2nd UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Maurice Smith by Decision at 21:00 of Round 1.

Outside the UFC

After his UFC stint, Couture took his next fight at VTJ on October 25, 1998, fighting against Enson Inoue on the main card of the regional circuit.

Randy Couture lost to Enson Inoue by Submission at 1:39 of Round 1.

Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship

After 4 fights outside of the promotion, Couture returned to the UFC on November 17, 2000, fighting against Kevin Randleman on the main event of UFC 28: High Stakes.

At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 6-2-0

Randy Couture beat Kevin Randleman by KO/TKO at 4:13 of Round 3.

Winning the belt: UFC Heavyweight Championship against Kevin Randleman

Couture won the UFC Heavyweight Championship defeating Kevin Randleman on November 17, 2000 at UFC 28: High Stakes.

This was Couture's 3rd UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Kevin Randleman by KO/TKO at 4:13 of Round 3.

Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship

After 2 fights outside of the promotion, Couture returned to the UFC on May 4, 2001, fighting against Pedro Rizzo on the main event of UFC 31: Locked and Loaded.

At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 8-3-0

Randy Couture beat Pedro Rizzo by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Heavyweight Championship against Pedro Rizzo

Couture defended his belt against Pedro Rizzo on May 4, 2001 at UFC 31: Locked and Loaded.

This was Couture's first successful UFC heavyweight title defence.

Randy Couture beat Pedro Rizzo by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Title defence #2: Successfully defended the UFC Heavyweight Championship against Pedro Rizzo

Couture defended his belt for the 2nd time against Pedro Rizzo on November 2, 2001 at UFC 34: High Voltage.

Randy Couture beat Pedro Rizzo by KO/TKO at 1:38 of Round 3.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Heavyweight Championship to Josh Barnett

Couture lost his UFC Heavyweight title to Josh Barnett on March 22, 2002 at UFC 36: Worlds Collide having previously made 2 title defences.

Randy Couture lost to Josh Barnett by KO/TKO at 4:35 of Round 2.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Heavyweight Championship loss to Ricco Rodriguez

Couture lost his 1st heavyweight title challenge, losing to Ricco Rodriguez on September 27, 2002 at UFC 39: The Warriors Return.

Randy Couture lost to Ricco Rodriguez by Submission at 3:04 of Round 5.

Winning the belt: UFC Interim Light Heavyweight Championship against Chuck Liddell

Couture won the UFC Interim Light Heavyweight Championship defeating Chuck Liddell on June 6, 2003 at UFC 43: Meltdown.

This was Couture's 8th UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Chuck Liddell by KO/TKO at 2:39 of Round 3.

Winning the belt: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Tito Ortiz

Couture won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship defeating Tito Ortiz on September 26, 2003 at UFC 44: Undisputed.

This was Couture's 9th UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Tito Ortiz by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship to Vitor Belfort

Couture lost his UFC Light Heavyweight title to Vitor Belfort on January 31, 2004 at UFC 46: Supernatural.

The loss meant that Couture had made no successful defences of the UFC light heavyweight title.

Randy Couture lost to Vitor Belfort by KO/TKO at 0:49 of Round 1.

Winning the belt: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Vitor Belfort

Couture won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship defeating Vitor Belfort on August 21, 2004 at UFC 49: Unfinished Business.

This was Couture's 11th UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Vitor Belfort by KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 3.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship to Chuck Liddell

Couture lost his UFC Light Heavyweight title to Chuck Liddell on April 16, 2005 at UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2.

The loss meant that Couture had made no successful defences of the UFC light heavyweight title.

Randy Couture lost to Chuck Liddell by KO/TKO at 2:06 of Round 1.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship loss to Chuck Liddell

Couture lost his 1st light heavyweight title challenge, losing to Chuck Liddell on February 4, 2006 at UFC 57: Liddell vs. Couture 3.

Randy Couture lost to Chuck Liddell by KO/TKO at 1:28 of Round 2.

Winning the belt: UFC Heavyweight Championship against Tim Sylvia

Couture won the UFC Heavyweight Championship defeating Tim Sylvia on March 3, 2007 at UFC 68: Uprising.

This was Couture's 14th UFC championship fight.

Randy Couture beat Tim Sylvia by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Title defence #3: Successfully defended the UFC Heavyweight Championship against Gabriel Gonzaga

Couture defended his belt for the 3rd time against Gabriel Gonzaga on August 25, 2007 at UFC 74: Respect.

Randy Couture beat Gabriel Gonzaga by KO/TKO at 1:37 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Heavyweight Championship to Brock Lesnar

Couture lost his UFC Heavyweight title to Brock Lesnar on November 15, 2008 at UFC 91: Couture vs Lesnar having previously made 3 title defences.

Randy Couture lost to Brock Lesnar by KO/TKO at 3:07 of Round 2.

When was Randy Couture's last win?

Couture's last win came against James Toney at UFC 118 on Saturday August 28, 2010. Randy Couture beat James Toney by Submission at 3:19 of Round 1.

Who is Randy Couture's next opponent?

Couture is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Randy Couture's last loss?

Couture's last loss came against Lyoto Machida at UFC 129 on Saturday April 30, 2011. Randy Couture lost to Lyoto Machida by KO/TKO at 1:05 of Round 2.

How many UFC fights has Randy Couture had?

Couture has fought 24 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 16-8-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Randy Couture have?

Couture has knocked out 7 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Randy Couture have?

Couture has submitted 4 opponents.

How many times has Randy Couture been knocked out?

Couture has been knocked out 6 times.

How many times has Randy Couture been submitted?

Couture has been submitted 4 times.