MMA Fighter Randy Couture to Compete on DWTS

LOS ANGELES, CA.  — Ultimate Fighting champion, Randy Couture will compete on Season 19 Dancing With The Stars scheduled to air on ABC September 15, 2014. Couture is a former 3-time Heavyweight champion and 2-time Light Heavyweight champion. He is paired with pro dancer and 2-time Mirror Ball winner, Karina Smirnoff.

Couture is not the first MMA fighter to appear on the long-running show. Fellow UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell guest starred back in 2009 on season 9. He and his partner, Anna Trebunskaya, took 11th place.

Couture will appear with fellow athletes NASCAR driver, Michael Waltrip and 3-time Olympian, Lolo Jones. Cast memebers also include legendary comedian Tommy Chong, celebrated talk show host Tavis Smiley, as well as famed fashion designer Betsey Johnson and “General Hospital” heartthrob Antonio Sabato, Jr. Two fresh faces join the cast, including “Pretty Little Liars” actress Janel Parrish and YouTube beauty guru Bethany Mota.

Watch Randy Couture speaking with Larry king in 2014 about the current MMA fighters.

Sports Speakers 360 is a booking agent for pro athletes. If you would like to book Randy Couture for a speaking engagement or appearance, contact Randy Couture’s booking agent for fees at 1.855.303.5450.

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