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Wanderlei Silva prepares for his upcoming main event match at UFC 147 against Rich Franklin. For this camp he employs the help of friends Lyoto Machida, Rafael Cordeiro, Fabricio Werdum, and Kenny Johnson at Black House MMA.
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What better way to learn how to beat Rich Franklin in a catchweight bout than to study under a man who has already accomplished the feat? To help prepare for his UFC 147 shootout against Franklin, Wanderlei Silva (Pictured) has recruited former light heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida to fine-tune his skills for the June 23rd scrap.
Franklin hung a close unanimous decision win over...
After a 16-month layoff, Rich Franklin is ready to step back into the Octagon and face the “tornado”known as Wanderlei Silva. Will “Ace” be able to make it 2-0 against Silva at UFC® 147?
The best way to describe Wanderlei’s fighting style: It would be like fighting a tornado. As long as you stay away from the tornado, your safe, but if you get too close to the tornado...
Rich “Ace” Franklin is set to take on Wanderlei Silva in the main event at UFC 147 on June 23, 2012 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. This will be the 37 year old’s second bout against the hometown fighter.
Franklin has thrown on his MMA gloves 35 times in his career and this fight will mark his 19th fight within the UFC. He has fought the likes of Vitor Belfort, Wanderlei Silva...
It’s a rematch of UFC 99′s Fight of the Night between legends when Rich Franklin takes on Wanderlei Silva live Saturday, June 23 at UFC 147 from Belo Horizonte, Brazil.