Couture joins cast of next ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Randy Couture is a former two division UFC champion and has appeared in several Hollywoods roles, but now joins his first reality series:

The cast of season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” was revealed this morning on “Good Morning America” and it includes an Olympian, a YouTube sensation, a fashion designer and a former Calvin Klein model.

Co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, (who last year replaced the fired Brooke Burke-Charvet), joined GMA's Robin Roberts for the big reveal.

The male contestants include Alfonso Ribeiro, who is well-known for his signature “Carlton” dance on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” (which he promises to reprise in this competition); Tommy Chong, of “Cheech and Chong” fame; professional race car driver Michael Waltrip; “Mean Girls” actor Jonathan Bennett; former Calvin Klein model and “General Hospital” heartthrob Antonio Sabato Jr.; TV host Tavis Smiley and ex-MMA champion and “Expendables” star Randy Couture.

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