Randy Couture: Fight with Minotauro Nogueira 'just doesn't make sense'

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"... I'm 44 and looking at the end of my career. I want to fight the best guy in the world and be considered the best guy as well. That fight is the only way that will happen. It doesn't make sense — the UFC is criticizing me for not fighting (Antonio Rodrigo) Nogueira, and I have a lot of respect for Nogueira. I think he's a great fighter, but he's been beat by Fedor twice. That fight doesn't make sense for me right now. If I have more fights left in me after Fedor, maybe I'll fight Nogueira then, but right now, it just doesn't make sense."

Embattled UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture -- who still holds that designation because of legal reasons -- shares his thoughts on a fight with interim UFC heavyweight champion, (Antonio Rodrigo) Nogueira. "Minotauro" called out "The Natural" after he defeated Tim Sylvia to earn the vacated belt; however, it appears that Couture (for now) is hellbent on fighting one fighter and one fighter only, Fedor Emelianenko.

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