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Ace is Wild
Rich “Ace” Franklin will be face Chung Le at UFC 148 as a verbal agreement for both fighters has been reached. Le who was an undefeated kickboxing champion and B-movie start, lost his only UFC bout against Wanderlei Silva at UFC 139 despite looking pretty good early in that fight.
Rich Franklin has spent the last three years fighting at 205, but will return to his more natural fighting weight of 185. This is the weight that made him a household name, but Anderson Silva has been the chief of the middle weight division for years.
Le, who is 7-2 in the octagon, is a former Strikeforce middleweight champion and has an exciting kickboxing style, but is still looking for his first UFC win. Franklin has looked better at 185 than he has at 205 as he is 3-3 in his last 6 fights at that weight.
Both fighters are aging and may not have many fights left in their careers, but they both bring an exciting style that should provide an entertaining bout for...
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Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin will return to division where he reached the pinnacle of his career this summer. Standing across from him will be an opponent in Cung Le who you may find more of in the straight to dvd section of your local video store than inside of a cage.
Undefeated in the world of Kickboxing, Le made waves in the Mixed Martial Arts world with...
Last night the UFC announced on their official twitter account that Rich Franklin and Cung Le will be added to UFC 148, which will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 7, 2012.
Franklin(28-6), who hasn’t fought since his loss in February 2011 against Forrest Griffin, is leaving the light heavyweight division and heading back to where he dominated prior...
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...
In an attempt spice up a slow mixed martial arts news day, the world’s most prestigious MMA promotion added a middleweight bout between Rich Franklin (Pictured) and Cung Le to the UFC 148 roster.
Franklin had dabbled in the light heavyweight division in his prior two outings. He hasn’t been seen since dropping a unanimous decision loss to Forrest Griffin at UFC 126 in February...
Two compelling matchups will get the Summer of 2012 off to a rousing start as the June 22nd UFC on FX event will see a five round lightweight main event battle between Clay Guida and Gray Maynard, and UFC148 on July 7th will feature a middleweight showdown between former champion Rich Franklin and striking standout Cung Le. Both bouts have been [...]
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