The Xtreme Couture GI Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, was started by Randy Couture in 2009. The mission of his foundation is to raise money and awareness to assist U.S. wounded and combat veterans and their families struggling with emergent financial burdens as they return to civilian life.
ABOUT RANDY COUTURE
Former U.S. Army Sergeant in the 101st Airborne, Randy Couture, became a six-time UFC MMA World Champion across two weight classes, was the 4th fighter inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, and helped pioneer the sport. Randy has also achieved ongoing success on TV shows and appeared on HBO’s Ballers and CBS “The Unit” and currently is a MMA sports commentator for the Professional Fighters League (PFL). On the big screen in Hollywood Randy is best known for his action movie roles in the ‘The Expendables series’ alongside stars Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Jason Statham, and many more.
PATH TO MMA GREATNESS
6x UFC Champion Randy wrestled at the World Championships in Greco-Roman in 1991, 1993, 1995 and 1997 and became a three-time Olympic team alternate (1988, 1992 and 1996), a semifinalist at the 2000 Olympic Trials, a three-time NCAA Division I All-American and a two-time NCAA Division I runner-up (1991 and 1992) at Oklahoma State University.
By December of 1997, at the age of 33, Randy made his debut into the world of professional fighting claiming victory in the Heavyweight division of his first appearance in the UFC and soon earning the moniker of “Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture.” Randy has fought in 16 title fights and has six UFC title reigns in the Lightweight and Heavyweight divisions.
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