A middleweght match-up between Rich “Ace” Franklin and Cung Le is set for UFC 148. The UFC announced that verbal agreements are in place for the bout between the veterans.
Franklin (28-6), a former middleweight champion, returns to action for the first time in over a year after recovering from injuries. He has been recently competed as a light heavyweight with his last action coming in a unanimous decision loss to Forrest Griffin at UFC 126 in February 2011.
Le (7-2) is the former Strikeforce middleweight champion. In his UFC debut, Le would suffer a second round technical knockout to Wanderlei Silva at UFC 139 on November 2011.
UFC 148 is scheduled to take place on July 7th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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