Dean Lister has become the latest fighter to switch gyms and join the uber-popular Xtreme Couture camp. Lister not only officially joined Randy’s team but will be the co-owner and head instructor at the newest Xtreme Couture facility in San Diego, CA.
Lister’s manager, Jerry Villasenor also told MMA Weekly that his client is planning on returning to the Octagon at UFC 79 on December 29th:
In the swirling waters of today’s mixed martial arts landscape, MMAWeekly has learned that Dean Lister is the latest fighter to join UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture’s camp and is planning a return to the Octagon as part of the UFC’s Dec. 29 event.
According to Lister’s manager, Jerry Villasenor, no opponent has been named yet for Lister’s return bout. He did say that Lister would like to face the winner of the Oct. 20 middleweight title bout between Rich Franklin and Anderson Silva that is slated to take place in Cincinnati.