Ryan
Couture
6-3-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 6-3-0

Fighter Info

From: Seattle, WA USA
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, NV USA
Age: 33
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
College: Western Washington University
Degree: Math

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
232
32% Successful
74
Types of Successful Strikes
0
74
72% Standing
28%
53
21
Striking Defense
55
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
8% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
47
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Ryan Couture
Aug 31, 2013
45
80
0
4
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Ryan Couture
Apr 6, 2013
29
28
1
1
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Ryan Couture
Jan 12, 2013
52
44
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Ryan Couture
Strikeforce - Rockhold vs Kennedy
Jul 14, 2012
60
34
4
3
1
1
2
1
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Ryan Couture
Strikeforce - Tate vs. Rousey
Mar 3, 2012
36
74
3
2
1
1
2
3
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Ryan Couture
Maka Watson
Strikeforce Challengers 19
Sep 23, 2011
24
14
2
2
1
0
9
1
R3 Decision - Majority
Loss
Ryan Couture
Strikeforce Challengers 16
Jun 24, 2011
67
63
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Ryan Couture
Lee Higgins
Strikeforce Challengers 14
Feb 18, 2011
54
15
2
0
5
0
6
0
R3 Submission
Win
Ryan Couture
Lucas Stark
Strikeforce Challengers 10
Aug 13, 2010
4
2
1
1
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: My training days for this fight are following a similar template to my last few camps. My morning session is either strength and conditioning, mitt work or grappling technique, and then in the afternoon I come back for live sparring and drilling to dial in my game plan.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started training Jiu-Jitsu in 2006 as a hobby and to stay in shape. Through that, I ended up picking up Muay Thai and MMA training, which started me down the path toward being a competitive fighter.

What ranks and titles have you held?
None

Do you have any heroes? Aside from the obvious choice, my dad, I really look up to all of my teammates who have supported me and helped me to become the fighter that I am today.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC means an opportunity to test myself against the best in the world on the biggest stage the sport has to offer. I'm excited to make the most of it and see how far I can progress in my career.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Math.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Before I took up MMA, I was working as an Operations Supervisor for Washington Mutual Bank.

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
Purple belt under Neil Melanson, head grappling instructor at Xtreme Couture.

Favorite grappling technique:
Triangle choke

Favorite Striking technique:
Outside low kick

•    Son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture

•    Pro since 2010

•    Two wins by submission, one by KO

•    Loss to Pearson snapped four fight winning streak

•    5-1-1 as an amateur

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