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RICH FRANKLIN RUMORS

Franklin: “It’ll be the last time you see me inside the cage.”

This week, at an interview in the Philippines, UFC middleweight champion, Rich Franklin, told reporters that he did not know if he could train for a fight and act as ONE FC’s vice president. The MMA legend and former math teacher, who is known for his uncanny resemblance to Jim Carrey (hence Franklin’s nickname, “Ace”), said his duties for ONE kept him away from his home...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rich Franklin and Cung Le Face Six-Month Medical Suspensions

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...
Via 5thRound.com
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Le stuns Franklin in Macao

Cung Le used one "lucky" strike to cut short the script at UFC on Fuel 6 at the Cotai Arena in Macau. The 40-year-old who has split his time between movies and MMA crumpled former middleweight champ Rich Franklin midway through the first round of the UFC's first stop in China. "That's the biggest fight of my life," Le said on Fuel TV after the fight. "I couldn't ask for anything...
Via FOX Sports
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Franklin living a UFC dream

When high school math teacher Rich Franklin had his first professional mixed martial arts fight back in 1999, he knocked out a guy named Michael Martin in 21 seconds with a swift kick to the head. That fight was in front of a West Virginia crowd exponentially smaller than the crowd who'll see him fight this weekend. Since then, Franklin has fought all over the United States, including...
Via FOX Sports
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Rich Franklin Refuses to Jump on TRT Bandwagon

Hey, Rich Franklin (Pictured). If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you do it too? NOPE! Despite the fact several of his fellow aging UFC stars have found the fountain of youth by legally obtaining Testosterone Replacement Therapy from their physicians, the former middleweight champ refuses to dabble in the controversial treatment. Although a measly doctor’s note...
Via 5thRound.com
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Franklin vs. Le headlines UFC Macao

UFC has officially unveiled the complete fight card ahead of the organization's first event in greater China. UFC Macao: Franklin vs. Le will take place on Nov. 10 at the CotaiArena. Main card UFC Macao is headlined by the middleweight fight between former UFC champion Rich Franklin and former Strikeforce champion Cung Le. Franklin (29-6, 1 NC) is coming off a unanimous decision...
Via FOX Sports
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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