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Lesnar takes Couture's title

Originally Published: November 16, 2008
By Joe Hall | Sherdog.com

Four fights into his mixed martial arts career, Brock Lesnar is the UFC heavyweight champion.

The former NCAA wrestling champion, who cuts weight to pack his monstrous physique inside the heavyweight division's 265-pound limit, stopped three-time UFC heavyweight titleholder Randy Couture on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

At times it looked as if Couture was on his way to executing another brilliant game plan. Lesnar, who had a roughly 50-pound weight advantage, ...

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