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Randy Couture wants this to change in MMA



wants to see one key change in MMA as the sport expands globally.

Couture is one of the most decorated athletes in the history of MMA.

After a great career that included unforgettable title fights, knockouts, and events that transformed the sport forever, he is now a member of the UFC Hall of Fame.


The public's perception of MMA and combat sports has transformed thanks to superstar athletes like Conor McGregor.


Couture has made it clear that he wants to see improved fighter pay and general treatment in the sport. He has criticised various promotions' business structures and the way that contracts are structured ever since he was a member of the UFC.


Couture wants the Muhammad Ali Act, which would incorporate mixed martial arts in the legislation, to be passed by a coalition of some of the greatest MMA leaders.


"For me, that's a simple answer," Couture said. "To amend the Muhammad Ali Act to include all combative sports athletes and not just boxers. It's an easy fix, it creates transparency in our sport, and it eliminates a bunch of restrictive contracts that are controlling athletes across the board. Maybe then we'll see some cross-promotional fights at the pay-per-view level.

The Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act, passed by the US Congress in 2000, provides federal support for boxing commissions and safeguards the rights of fighters. The Ali Act was put into place as a result of rampant mistreatment of boxers, such as fixed matches and deceptive athlete rankings

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