Kim Couture to make Strikeforce debut in November

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Strikeforce announced on Sunday that they have added Kim Couture to the line-up of fights taking place on Nov. 21 in San Jose, Calif., against fellow newcome, Lina Kvokov in a bout that will be fought at 130 pounds.

Couture was last seen in her professional MMA debut in June dropping a unanimous decision to Kim Rose while also suffering a broken jaw in the process.

"Losing that fight was the best thing that ever happened to me," said Couture. "It's completely changed me as a fighter. I've started doing things a lot different. It made me realize that I have to be the aggressor or I'm going to get hurt."

The wife of UFC heavyweight champion, Randy Couture, Kim adds MMA fighter to an impressive list of other jobs as she also currently maintains the Xtreme Couture gym, has run promotions of her own under her brand "KC Concepts" and also managing several fighters under the Xtreme Couture banner.

Training alongside some of the best athletes in the world, including top women's fighter Gina Carano, Couture hopes to make a defining effort in her upcoming fight against Kvokov.

"I plan to show how well-rounded I am in this fight," Couture stated. "I'm going to be more aggressive and more explosive. There's not anywhere the fight can go that I won't be prepared because I feel like I've got the toughest camp and the best coaches."

Among the coaches that work with Couture are husband Randy, wrestling coach Gil Martinez, jiu-jitsu coach Robert Drysdale and new kickboxing mentor, Ray Sefo, to go along with the other top trainers at Xtreme Couture.

The fight between Couture and Kvokov will be featured as an undercard bout to the main event pitting Strikeforce lightweight champ, Josh Thomson, in his first title defense against old foe Yves Edwards in a rematch from a bout the two had some years ago.

Strikeforce: Destruction takes place on Nov. 21 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose and will also be seen live on HDNet.