Randy Couture to throw the first pitch at Saturday’s Oakland A’s game

UFC Hall of Famer and five-time, two-weight former world champion Randy “The Natural” Couture will throw the first pitch before the Oakland A’s vs. Texas Rangers game on August 7th. With the game starting at 1:10pm the ceremonial first pitch is set for 12:55pm and will be caught by Oakland’s baseman and UFC fan Daric Barton. Couture will be making the appearance at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum to promote UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen that is taking place in Oakland the same day and his upcoming fight againstĀ  boxer James Toney taking place later this month at UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn II.

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