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UFC on FUEL TV 6 went down on Nov. 10 at Macau Venetian Resort Hotel’s CotaiArena and marked the debut of the organization in China.
Despite no Athletic Commission in China to oversee the event, suspensions were released to Association of Boxing Commissions.
The main event on FUEL TV was a middleweight showdown which gave the fans of China an amazing KO as Cung Le rocked Rich Franklin in the very first round. Le has been suspended for up to 180 days or if his left elbow is cleared with an x-ray. On the other side of things, Franklin was also suspended for 180 days unless his left thumb is cleared by the doctor.
Check out the full list of UFC on FUEL TV 6 medical suspension below thanks to MMAJunkie.com.
Cung Le: suspended for 180 days unless cleared by doctor after x-ray of right elbow; also suspended for 30 days, including 21 days without contact
Rich Franklin: suspended for 180 days unless cleared by doctor for left thumb injury; also suspended for 45 days, including 30 days with...
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The UFC has medically suspended 13 athletes who competed in last Saturday’s “UFC on FUEL TV 6” event. Featured fighters Rich Franklin (Pictured) and Cung Le could be riding the pine for as long as six months.
Franklin needs to have his left thumb examined, while Le requires an x-ray on his right elbow before returning to action. Both fighters can come back sooner with a doctor’s...
What do you get when you pit former MMA champions against each other at pivotal points in their fighting lives? You are given two middle aged men, near the end of illustrious careers who always deliver: former UFC champion Rich Franklin and former Strikeforce champion Cung Le, competing for the fans and longevity in a [...]
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.
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All it took was one punch.
There were few out there, whether fans, critics or media aficionado’s that placed their faith behind Cung Le this past Saturday morning to defeat former UFC titlist Rich Franklin. Seconds into the fight it seemed the former Strikeforce champion looked flat as Franklin began to put his combinations together, hitting the slower Sanshou expert.