REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Electronic Arts Inc., announced today that Randy Couture, one of the most popular fighters in MMA history, will co-headline EA SPORTSâ„¢ MMA alongside recently announced, Fedor Emelianenko.
â€œI have been a part of MMA for over 10 years and I am excited about the global visibility that a game like EA SPORTS MMA will bring to the sport,â€ said Randy Couture. â€œLike my fighting career, I look forward to taking on all comers in EA SPORTS MMA.â€
Randy Couture, a 6â€™1â€, 220 pound heavyweight, who currently holds a 16-9 record and is a five-time MMA champion. Couture, a living legend in the MMA world, utilizes his wrestling expertise to take down and control opponents before finishing them off with ground and pound strikes. Couture is scheduled to fight at the end of this month against former Pride World Heavyweight Champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. In addition, this is not Coutureâ€™s first foray into the world of video games, as he was featured in EAâ€™s Command & Conquerâ„¢: Red Alertâ„¢ 3 as Commander Warren Fuller.
Hieron currently holds a 17-4 record and the Long Island native utilizes his wrestling prowess as his primary fighting style but has become a formidable striker as well. He fights out of Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas and was the last Welterweight Champion of the International Fight League.
- Randy Redwood