Ryan Couture Biography
An American mixed martial artist, Ryan Couture currently competes in the Welterweight division of Bellator MMA. Couture began his professional MMA career in 2009. Moreover, he previously competed at UFC making a debut on April 6, 2013, and Strikeforce.
In between 2011 to 2013, Couture won the four consecutive Strikeforce bouts. Couture is married to his long-term girlfriend, Emily Miller.
Ryan Couture Early life and Education
Ryan Couture was born on 27th August 1982, in Edmonds, Washington, United States. His father, Randy Couture is a UFC Hall of Famer. Couture attended the Woodinville High School where he learned wrestling.
Couture placed himself in third place at Washington State 4A wrestling championship during his senior years. For his higher studies, Couture attended the Western Washington University from 2000 until 2004 from where he graduated with a degree in mathematics.
Ryan Couture MMA Career
Before pursuing his MMA career, Ryan Couture worked at a bank and trained with Nicolas Lipari. In 2009, Couture began his professional MMA career and made the record of 5-1-1 as an amateur.
On 13th August 2010, he made his debut at Strikeforce Challengers where he defeated Lucas Stark via triangle choke in the first round.
Youtube: Ryan Couture vs Lucas Stark;
On 19th November 2010, Couture was scheduled to face Juan Zapata but was forced to withdraw due to a staph infection. He next faced Matt Ricehouse at Strikeforce Challengers: Fodor vs. Terry but lost the fight via unanimous decision. Well, in other fights, he defeated Conor Heun via TKO and Joe Duarte via split decision.
Couture made his professional UFC debut on 6th April 2013, where he faced Ross Pearson but lost the fight via TKO in the second round. Likewise, in his second fight, Couture was expected to face Quinn Mulhern but was replaced by Al Iaquinta.
Unfortunately, Couture lost the fight via unanimous decision. Because of his back to back losses, Couture was released from the UFC.
Youtube: Ryan Couture vs Haim Gozali;
Later, Couture signed with Bellator MMA on 27th July 2014. He made his promotional debut on 12th September 2014, against Tom Bagnasco and got the victory via rear-naked choke submission.
Furthermore, he also defeated Dakota Cochrane. His last fight was on 24th June 2017, against Haim Gozali and got victory via unanimous decision.
Ryan Couture Married, Dating, Girlfriend, Affairs, Children
One of the well-known 35 years old MMA fighter, Ryan Couture is already married to his long-term girlfriend, Emily Miller. The duo tied the knot back on 12th October 2014. The couple dated for several years before getting married.
The couple is living happily with each other without facing any rumors of divorce. They often visit new places together and further attends several events. Although the couple is already married, they do not have any kids yet and they haven’t mentioned any plannings of having kids as well.
However, the couple is still living together without facing any rumors of divorce and extramarital affairs. The duo celebrated their 3rd marriage anniversary on 12th October 2017. Couture even shared a beautiful picture of him and his wife on Instagram.
Ryan Couture Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Ryan Couture earns an astonishing amount of money from his MMA career. Till date, Couture has competed in several competitions and has won several of them. His total earnings yet disclosed is $106,940.
Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Couture’s current estimated net worth is around $4 million. He is living a lavish life with his wife in Las Vegas, Nevada. Couture often visits new places during his vacations along with his wife and friends.