Found November 05, 2012 on
The Octagon might be ending its four-week hiatus this Saturday, but “UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le” is being met with next to no fanfare. Thankfully, the Gambling Gods know just the trick to make things a tad bit more interesting. A middleweight matchup between Rich Franklin (Pictured) and Cung Le headlines the show. Franklin checks in as a 3.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to post his second consecutive victory. Le, on the other hand, is pegged as a 2.5-to-1 underdog against the former 185-pound champion. The event takes place at CotaiArena inside The Venetian Macau Resort in Macau. Here are the available wagering lines for Saturday (Courtesy of BetUS): Favorites (-) Underdogs (+) Takanori Gomi +200 Mac Danzig -260 Paulo Thiago +200 Dong Hyun Kim -260 Stanislav Nedkov +250 Thiago Silva -350 Cung Le +250 Rich Franklin -350

‘UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le’ Extended Video Preview

Just in case you didn’t know, “UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le” takes place this Saturday in China. To help generate hoopla for the freebie fight card, FUEL TV has released an extended video preview featuring the card’s featured athletes. CotaiArena inside The Venetian Macau Resort in Macau hosts the festivities. A middleweight shootout between Cung Le (Pictured) and Rich...

Fighter Scouting Report: Rich Franklin

Rich Franklin Vitals 6'1" 185 lbs (Middleweight) 76" reach, Southpaw October 5, 1974 Record 29-6 (1) (UFC: 14-5) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held UFC Middleweight Champion: 2005-2006 (two successful title defenses) Read more ...

‘UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le’ Undergoes Minor Change

With exactly one week remaining until the curtain is drawn on the Octagon’s debut in China, the November 10th lineup has undergone a minor change. An injury has forced Kyung Ho Kang out of his bantamweight affair against Alex Caceres and Motonobu Tezuka has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute. Tezuka owns a 19-4-4 professional record, but this marks his first fight in...
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