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Former champions, legends of MMA and UFC On FUEL TV 6 main event headliners Rich Franklin and Cung Le square off in the main event of the UFC’s first ever event in China.
Before settling their score in the Octagon, Franklin and Le embark on a Chinese adventure and train for the fight of their lives.
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Rich Franklin and Cung Le in the main event.Since we last discussed Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 6 event – you know, the one with the brand new ring girls that more than make up for a lack of Brittney Palmer and Arianny Celeste – there has been another change of note to the preliminary fight card. Kyung Ho Kang will no longer be fighting Alex Caceres. If Dana White could have replaced...
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...
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...
MMA Odds Breaker is back with a preview of this coming weekend’s UFC on Fuel TV 6 main event that will see former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin face off with former Strikeforce title holder Cung Le. This time around, Nick Kalikas was joined by ESPN’s Bret Okamoto and MMA Weekly’s Damon martin. Check out [...]
Every time UFC puts on an event, speculation, questions, and theories arise about which fighters will perform, or underperform. Will new contenders emerge? Will established ones fall? Where will the winners go? Which losers will still have a job on Monday? Who is healthy? Who is fighting injured? Anytime the UFC athletes are set to enter the octagon, questions follow.
Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le (also known as UFC: Macao) will be the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event ever held in China. It will make a lot of money (or Chinese yen) and have no bearing whatsoever on the rankings for championship contenders no matter who wins. Of course, you could say that winning a fight is now irrelevant since the UFC gives...
Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is just days away from meeting former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le at UFC on Fuel TV 6. UFC on Fuel TV 6 will mark Franklin to the UFC's...
6'1" 185 lbs (Middleweight)
76" reach, Southpaw
October 5, 1974
29-6 (1) (UFC: 14-5)
1 straight win
Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
UFC Middleweight Champion: 2005-2006 (two successful title defenses)
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The UFC held their traditional pre-fight press conference today at the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel in Macau, China in anticipation for Saturday’s UFC Macau: Franklin vs. Le event.
In attendance at today’s press conference was the EVP and Managing Director of UFC’s Asia Division Mark Fischer, as well as main card fighters Rich Franklin, Cung Le, Dong Hyun Kim and Tiequan...
Chuck Liddell, arguably the most recognizable UFC star of all time, was originally scheduled to fight Tito Ortiz on June 12th of 2010. Liddell had already knocked out Ortiz twice heading into their trilogy bout which would come after the two rivals finished their coaching duties for TUF season 11. Unfortunately for Chuck, Tito would be forced to withdraw from the bout due to injury...
Cung Le is set to square off against Rich Franklin in the main event this Saturday night at UFC Macau.
UFC Macau will mark the organizations first trek to China.
Check out the video below thanks to Dhiraj Mirchandani of Cung Le’s open workout session. The open workout was hosted by Urijah Faber.
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UFC on Fuel TV 6 will be the first UFC event to grace China, as it's being held in the gambling capital of Macau. Cung Le vs. Rich Franklin will be headlining the card, and other bouts include...