Xtreme Couture Mixed Martial Arts

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Xtreme Couture Mixed Martial Arts
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Est. 2006
Founded by Randy Couture
Primary trainers Randy Couture (head trainer)
Tim Lane (Boxing)
Neil Melanson
(Catch Wrestling)
Current titleholders Vinny Magalhaes Light Heavyweight champion (M-1 Global) 205 lb (93 kg)
Michael Chandler Lightweight champion (Bellator) 155 lb (70 kg)
Past titleholders

Randy Couture Heavyweight champion (UFC) 265 lb (120 kg); Light heavyweight champion (UFC) 205 lb (93 kg); Hall of Fame (UFC)
Vitor Belfort heavyweight champion (UFC) 265 lb (120 kg); UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament Winner 265 lb (120 kg)
Forrest Griffin Light Heavyweight champion (UFC) 205 lb (93 kg); The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Alistair Overeem Heavyweight champion (Strikeforce) 265 lb (120 kg); interim Heavyweight champion (Dream) 265 lb (120 kg); K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 champion 220 lb (100 kg)
Jay Hieron Welterweight champion (IFL) 170 lb (77 kg); Bellator Welterweight Tournament Winner 2011 170 lb (77 kg)
Guram Gugenishvili heavyweight champion (M-1 Global) 265 lb (120 kg)
Amir Sadollah The Ultimate Fighter 7 winner 185 lb (84 kg)

Ryan Bader The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner 205 lb (93 kg)
Prominent fighters Randy Couture (UFC)
Tyson Griffin (UFC)
Forrest Griffin (UFC)
Jay Hieron (Bellator)
Evan Dunham (UFC)
Martin Kampmann (UFC)
Vinny Magalhaes (M-1 Global)
Amir Sadollah (UFC)
Ryan Bader (UFC)
Alistair Overeem (UFC)
Training facilities

United States Las Vegas, Nevada
United States Wellington, Florida
United States Astoria, New York

Canada Toronto, Ontario
Website Xtremecouture.tv

Xtreme Couture Mixed Martial Arts is a mixed martial arts training organization headed by former UFC Champion and former co-founder of Team Quest, Randy Couture. Xtreme Couture was founded with the flagship gym in Las Vegas. Since then, the franchise has spread to other cities in the United States and Canada. Xtreme Couture Las Vegas is one of the largest gyms (over 24,000 square feet (2,200 m2)), most recognized brands and MMA gyms in the world where many past and current top MMA fighters train.[1]

Instructors[edit]

The Las Vegas location features several MMA Instructors, including:Ray Sefo (Striking), Neil Melanson (Grappling *catch/sambo/bjj), Dennis Davis (MMA/Grappling), Tim Lane (Striking/Conditioning), Kui Gonsalves-Kanoho (MMA/Striking), Patrick Begin (Grappling), & Kyle Griffin (Wrestling). Previous coaches included Gil Martinez, Brian Keck and Ron Frazier. See: http://www.xtremecouture.tv/Instructors/trainer_randycouture.htm [2]

Notable fighters[edit]

Several fighters are affiliated with Xtreme Couture,[3] these include:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Press (2008-06-01). "First Xtreme Couture gym in Canada opens". The Toronto Star. Retrieved 2008-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Instructors". Xtreme Couture Official Website. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  3. ^ http://www.xtremecouture.tv/FightTeam/XCMMAFightTeam.htm

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