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Couture confident to take down Gonzaga at UFC 74

Randy Couture feels like he's in his prime and is confident about taking down Gabruel Gonzaga at UFC 74, writes Mike Fridley.

Updated: August 22, 2007, 2:36 PM ET
By Mike Fridley | Sherdog.com

At the age of 44, UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture shares elite company with the likes of George Blanda, Nolan Ryan, Archie Moore and George Foreman -- athletes whose careers peaked more than a decade after their peers' sporting aspirations had all but evaporated.

Years have past since mixed martial arts pundits placed "The Natural" in the twilight of his career. So just how long does Couture feel he can continue to lace up the gloves?

"It's what I love to do," the ...

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