The Rise of Ryan Couture

Lightweight Ryan Couture will follow in the footsteps of his famous father next weekend when he takes to the Octagon at UFC on Fuel 9. Though matching dad Randy Couture’s success in the eight-sided cage will be no easy feat, the 30-year old grappler certainly appears to have the tools in place to make a run at divisional glory.

Couture is 6-1 thus far in MMA with triumphant showings in a number of tough tests. Here’s a look back at some of the highlights from his still-blossoming career…

Ryan Couture and Proud Papa Randy Couture

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There’s always something special about a parent and child celebrating together.