Kim Couture Talks Rumors Of Fighting TNA Knockout Tara

Matt Boone

The following is an excerpt from an article at MMAJunkie.com:

Couture’s name was brought up as a potential opponent by Lisa Marie Varon, a soon-to-debut aspiring mixed martial artist better known as a World Wrestling Entertainment "diva" named Victoria. Varon’s manager, J.T. Stewart, told the Dayton Daily News he and his fighter were targeting Couture for a potential fight.

Couture, who is currently under contract with Strikeforce, admitted she wasn’t familiar with Varon, but she certainly wouldn’t shy away from a challenge.

"I’ll fight whoever they put in front of me," Couture said. "If she can make my weight – she seems from the picture a lot taller, a lot bigger than me. But if she can make 135 pounds, if (Strikeforce CEO Scott) Coker wants to put it together then so be it."

Couture last fought in November 2008, a one-sided affair against Lina Kvokov. The 33-year-old said she’s hoping for a bit more of a challenge this time around, and she’s not sure if Varon fits the profile of the opponent she’s seeking.

"I’d like to have a little more exciting and dynamic fight than I did in my last little outing in November," Couture said. "I’m looking to fight a top-10 girl.

"I’m looking to establish myself up there in the weight division. I’ll fight three different weight classes. I’ll fight 125, 130 or 135 (pounds); it really doesn’t matter."

Check out the complete article at this link.

Have a news tip? Attended an event and want to send a live report? Submit it now!