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UFC has officially unveiled the complete fight card ahead of the organization's first event in greater China. UFC Macao: Franklin vs. Le will take place on Nov. 10 at the CotaiArena.
Main card UFC Macao is headlined by the middleweight fight between former UFC champion Rich Franklin and former Strikeforce champion Cung Le. Franklin (29-6, 1 NC) is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Wanderlei Silva at UFC 147 in June. Le (8-2), meanwhile, most recently fought at July's UFC 148, where he defeated Patrick Cote in a unanimous decision.
The landmark event also will feature the first Chinese fighter ever to compete in the Octagon. Tiequan "The Mongolian Wolf" Zhang, who has three UFC bouts under his belt, will take on UFC debutant Jon "Super Saiyan" Tuck of Guam -- who suffered a memorable broken toe in the TUF Live elimination bouts -- in a lightweight contest.
Also on the card, Stanislav Nedkov (12-0) meets Brazilian striker Thiago Silva in a lig...
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially announced their first event in China will take place at the 15,000 seat CotaiArena on November 10th. UFC Macao, also known as UFC on FUEL TV 6, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between former champion Rich Franklin and Cung Le.
At the press conference to announce the event, UFC Asia Managing Director Mark Fischer stated, “This...
On Thursday morning, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced four fights for their debut in China. Fast forward just a couple of hours and they decided to keep the confirmation carousel going by reporting the complete “UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le” lineup.
The good news is the Octagon will finally be taking its talents to China. The bad news is the card only features...
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“UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le” takes place November 10th at CotaiArena inside The Venetian Macau Resort in Macau. To help promote the card, the organization...
As expected, former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin (Pictured) and Cung Le will headline the Octagon’s debut in China. That 185-pound shootout, along with three other scraps were confirmed for the November 10th lineup.
A welterweight affair between Dong Hyun Kim and Paulo Thiago, a light heavyweight tango with Thiago Silva and Stanislav Nedkov and featherweights Jon Tuck...