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UFC Legend Randy Couture Gets Gold After Loss

Less than a year after he lost his UFC heavyweight title to former NFLer Brock Lesnar, Couture had another hard loss last weekend to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in a fight MMA experts are calling one of the best of all time.

But even after a string of losses, the 46-year-old fighter can find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Or, in this case, an entire gold company -- one of the largest in the world: Pompano Beach-based cash4gold.

In a news release that was just sent out, the company announced that it is sponsoring the mature MMAer and his charity, the Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation, which -- according to the website -- honors veterans of America's armed forces.

"Randy Couture is a living legend with the heart of a lion," Cash4Gold CEO Jeff Aronson said in the release. "Put simply, we could not be prouder of our affiliation with Couture and his Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation."

For his part, Couture seems to be focused on fighting. He told ESPN he'll probably be lightening his load - moving to a lighter weight class:

"I haven't really looked at the cards and the shows that they have. What's on the schedule, I don't know, but I'm especially leaning towards dropping down. I'm pushing in weight. It would be easy for me to make 205, and there's more interesting fights there right now."

Couture fans using cash4gold can enter to win an all-expense-paid trip to Las Vegas to take part in the legend's training camp (and stay in a luxury hotel).

If you don't have any gold to sell back (cheaply, through the mail) you can try to pick up some tips by watching some classic Couture here. 

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Michael J. Mooney

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