Found November 12, 2012 on
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The UFC made another landmark first this Saturday morning as they brought their first live event from China to the masses. UFC on Fuel TV 6 went live early Saturday morning on Fuel TV.
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Are you like me? Were you having a tough time finding a decisive KO of the year front runner for 2012? Enter the man with the iron fist.40 year old kickboxing legend, movie star, and former MMA champion Cung Le came into his main event role opposite Rich Franklin as a sizeable underdog. Franklin used his reach advantage in anticipation of the dangerous spinning attacks that Le...
Following his knockout of Rich Franklin at UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le, 40-year-old Cung Le humbly called his beautiful overhand right a 'lucky punch.'
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Cung Le put the finishes touches on the UFC’s first event in China with a devastating right hook that knocked out Rich Franklin. Le was considered by many to be an underdog against Frankling who was more experienced and a former middleweight champion. UFC on FUEL TV 6 commentators Jon Anik and Kenny Florian recap the nights main event in the video below.
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The UFC made history on Saturday when it brought its first-ever event to the country of China. A mixed show broadcast live on Fuel TV that saw a highly anticipated fight end quickly with one of the most stunning knockouts of the year.
Congratulations to Josh W who won our UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs Le Pick 'Em Contest. Next Pick 'Em Contest will be for UFC 154 on Nov 17th. Thanks for playing!
Rich Franklin - 84%
Thiago Silva - 84%
Mac Danzig - 55%
Alex Caceres - 76%
Yasuhiro ********** - 61%
Main Card (Fuel TV) • Cung Le (9-2) defeats Rich Franklin (29-7) via soul shattering KO (punch) Round 1, 2:17
Le earned KO of the night honors ($40K) for the devastating blow that planted Franklin on the canvas face first. If you combine the kickboxing and MMA record of the Saigon fighter you will see 20 career knockouts.
• Thiago Silva (15-3) defeats Stanislav Nedkov (12...
After a night of freebie MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Thiago Silva (Pictured), Cung Le, Takanori Gomi and Mac Danzig each an additional $40,000 for their special performances Saturday at “UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le.”
There was only one submission and one knockout in the event, so those bonuses were no-brainers.
Silva was getting handled in the opening two...