Active-duty Soldiers, members of the Army National Guard and Reserve were selected to be a part of the All-Army boxing program to hone their boxing skills and compete with the best in the Army. “All-Army does their sport for however long it’s in season. Then they (the Soldiers) go back to their unit.”Apr 1, 2010
Randy Couture is an actor, UFC Champion, former collegiate and Greco-Roman wrestler, and served in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne from 1982-1988. Along with starting his own nonprofit the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation Randy is dedicated to honoring the veterans of America’s armed forces.
It should come as no surprise that many service members and veterans have gone on to success in martial arts, particularly the UFC. For veterans like Marine-turned-UFC fighter Liz Carmouche, training can be both of the above, as well as a useful tool for smoothing out the transition process.
On June 15, 22 months after walking away from his television gig with Fox, Stann will receive his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, which is part of Northwestern University. He currently works as the COO of a single-family rental company, owned by a private equity portfolio company.Jun 4, 2019
Back in 2008, after losing his WEC light heavyweight championship to Steve Cantwell, before getting that fateful call from the UFC, Stann expected to retire, to “keep moving on with a real job and be a normal person.” “Just, thank you,” Stann said in closing. “I’m taking away much more from this sport than I…