Kim Couture plans August return with Strikeforce
It's been a rough time for
Last week, she returned to Xtreme Couture to begin training once again.
"I took some time off, obviously, and went to Hawaii to try and clear my head and get away," Couture told MMAWeekly.com. "
Her divorce proceedings with
"I want to do this full-time," she said. "Randy still wants to coach me, he still wants to be in my corner. We're still sticking together as far the sport goes."
She says talks have resumed with
In an earlier interview, Strikeforce Director of Communications
Couture wants to fight at 125 pound, 10 pounds lighter than the contracted weight for her cancelled bout with
"I'd like to fight (Miesha), but I think I'm going to stay at this weight class for a little bit," said Couture. "I feel so much lighter and faster. I had to put 10 pounds. of muscle on. I was trying to walk around at 140, so I could cut down to 135. I'm going to try a couple of fights out like this.
"I still want to fight her, because I want that wrestling match. I'm going to challenge her wrestling, because I feel my wrestling is more aggressive than hers. She seems to walk through her opponents with wrestling, but doesn't have the same style as Randy, and that's kind of my forte. But it's going to be a while before I put that much weight on. If she could come down to 125, I'd fight her at 125."
As for who she fights in August, it doesn't matter.
"I've told him I'll fight anybody," said Couture.