Online gambling company Full Tilt signs Ultimate Fighting Champion
Ultimate Fighting Championship Champion Randy Couture has become the latest friend of Full Tilt. Amongst the Full Tilt team are other Ultimate Fighting champions, Mike Swick and Matt Hughes. Full Tilt members will now be able to play against these Ultimate Fighting Champions online at fulltilt.com
The deal arose after Couture arrived at one of his biggest ever fights against former World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, covered head to toe in Full Tilt logos. Despite losing the match he still won the deal with Full Tilt.
Couture is a 45 year old five times Ultimate Fighting Championship champion. He has titles in both the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions and in 2006 he became the forth fighter ever make the UFC Hall of Fame. Couture is most well known for his high profile exit from the Ultimate Fighting Championship so he could fight Fedor Emelianeko from Russia who is widely known at the best martial arts fighter in the world.
Couture is the latest of numerous athletes who have signed with Full Tilt. Athletes already on Full Tilt include NHL star Mats Sudin.
Both Full Tilt and Randy Couture have faced law suits during the last week with Couture being taken to court over failing to pay for an event held by his organisation, Xtreme Couture GI Foundation. Full Tilt has also been taken to court by a 1 percent partner who claimed that she had not been paid by the company.