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The UFC worked hard this past weekend finalizing two big fights. Two fights that some hardcore MMA fans could dub “Dream Fights” are confirmed and will be heating up an already red hot summer for the UFC.
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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 [...]
The Octagon’s long-awaited return to Atlantic City has found a home. According to PressofAtlanticCity, the 5,500-seat arena inside the brand new Revel in New Jersey will host “UFC on FX 4: Maynard vs. Guida” on June 22nd.
The $2.4 billion casino resort is scheduled to open April 2nd. Just in case you were wondering, Beyonce will christen the venue with concerts on May 25th...
Antonio Rogeiro Nogueira can see action as quick as June and looks towards Rich Franklin for a fight
Two decorated wrestlers will take center stage on June 22nd in Atlantic City when Michigan State University alumnus Gray "The Bully" Maynard (10-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1) takes on Team Jackson's Clay "The Carpenter" Guida (29-12 MMA, 9-6 UFC). This Lightweight tilt is set to be the 5 Round Main Event of the evening per the UFC. Maynard finds himself empty handed coming...
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...
Who doesn’t love lightweight match-making? Give me five-rounds of just about any 155-pound combination and you have magic, that’s what we got here.
UFC.com confirmed that a lightweight pairing of Gray Maynard and Clay Guida will receive top billing for their return to Atlantic City on June 22.
Maynard looks to return from his lone career defeat, his unsuccessful bid to win the...
Clay Guida and Gray Maynard will square off in a key lightweight tilt at UFC on FX 3 on June 22nd. The bout will serve as the main event and will be competed over five rounds.
Guida and Maynard will both be looking to get back on the winning track after suffering losses in their most recent bouts.
Guida (29-12) was on the verge of a possible title shot after putting together a...
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...
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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...
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...
Apparently, the UFC couldn’t care less about “The Walking Dead” season finale. On Sunday evening, the organization announced a lightweight affair between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida will headline their fourth show on FX.
The 155-pound shootout will be a five-round affair.
The June 22nd event is expected to take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey, however a venue has yet to...
Rich Franklin is apparently leaving his place amongst the light-heavyweights and heading back down to the middleweight division he once ruled over for a chance to fight former Strikeforce champion, Cung Le. UFC officials took to their official twitter yesterday evening with the announcement. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from [...]
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...
Yesterday we announced the UFC on FX 4 headlining bout between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida, however at the time of the report, all we had was a city and date. According to a report coming out of pressofatlanticcity.com, the UFC has secured the 2.4 billion dollar resort of Revel, and their 5,500-seat entertainment arena [...]
Cung Le vs. Rich Franklin was a heavily discussed inter-promotional battle several years ago when Franklin had recently lost his UFC title to Anderson Silva and Le was blistering the competition with body-blows in Strikeforce, winning their middleweight title.
It may have come a little later than we had hoped for but this clash of former middleweight champions will take place on...