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Randy Couture-Brock Lesnar at UFC 91 Becomes Official Today, Report Says

UFC says it has a major announcement planned for today, and Steve Cofield is reporting that the announcement will be the return of heavyweight champion Randy Couture, who will fight Brock Lesnar at UFC 91 in November.

The return of Couture, which has been talked about for the last week, is a stunning development, and getting back one of its best and most popular fighters is a huge achievement for UFC. There had been a great deal of speculation that a rival organization would lure Couture away and pit him against Fedor Emelianenko. It now appears that if a Randy vs,. Fedor fight ever happens, it will happen in UFC.

But first Couture has to fight Lesnar, the up-and-coming MMA fighter who was previously a champion amateur wrestler and a WWE star. Couture is 45 years old and hasn't fought in more than a year, and Lesnar will be a tough test. It's a test that millions of MMA fans are glad they'll get to see.