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UFC's Randy Couture Is Brett Favre's Idol

There aren't many athletes in any sport who are both older and better than Brett Favre. But I can name one: Randy Couture, who recently stepped aside as the UFC heavyweight champion and is the best mixed martial arts fighter in the world.

So I guess it shouldn't come as a surprise to learn that Favre's sporting idol is Couture. And in a meeting that was apparently set up by Jay Glazer of Fox Sports (who covers both the NFL and mixed martial arts), Couture visited Green Bay and addressed the Packers. It was a hit:

"It was unbelievable," head coach Mike McCarthy told FOX Sports after listening to the special guest speaker. "I don't think I've ever been around a guy that impressive before in my life. He's pretty much the baddest guy walking the country, but he's one of the most humble guys I think I've ever been around."
Not many people can walk into a room full of NFL players and instantly become the toughest guy in the room. But Couture did that when he visited the Packers.

Hat tip: Fight Opinion.
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