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Rich Franklin steps in for Vitor Belfort at UFC 147
May 30, 2012 (22:15) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
The man who’ll fight any time, any place, anywhere has yet another last minute booking. UFC 147 now has a new five-round main event, as former middleweight champion Rich Franklin will face “The Axe Murderer” Wanderlei Silva in a 190-pound catchweight feature. The two first met at UFC 99 in Germany, where Franklin earned a [...]
Rich Franklin steps into UFC 147 headliner against Wanderlei Silva
May 30, 2012 (21:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva II is set.
UFC officials today announced that Franklin has replaced injured Vitor Belfort and now meets Silva in the 190-pound-catchweight headliner of next month's UFC 147 event, which is scheduled for five rounds.
Belfort scratched from the card this past week due to a hand injury.
Following surprise fight booking, Rich Franklin hoping for UFC Cinderella story
March 23, 2012 (01:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Rich Franklin had wowed doctors with the speed of his recovery from
shoulder surgery and recently returned to near-full speed training in
All the while, he kept the UFC updated on his progress and talked about a
return to the cage. But even he was surprised at the speed with which
he went from disabled to active after his doctor cleared him this past
"I'm sitting there, my phone goes off on Sunday night and I found out
via Twitter that my fight was signed," Franklin today told MMAjunkie.com Radio.
MMAjunkie.com Radio: Rich Franklin, Dan Hardy, Mark Hominick, Jeremy Fullerton
March 22, 2012 (16:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
MMAjunkie.com today brings out the starpower as we talk to UFC 148 fighter Rich Franklin and UFC 145's Mark Hominick.
UFC 146's Dan Hardy also drops by the studio, and TOPPS executive Jeremy Fullerton checks in to discuss the newest UFC trading cards.
MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from
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UFC's Rich Franklin on 'The Doctors' talk show today
January 11, 2012 (15:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
UFC veteran and former champ Rich Franklin is a guest on today's edition of "The Doctors."
The daytime medical/talk show is syndicated by CBS (check local listings for times).
As an MMA ambassador, Franklin, who's on the mend following recent shoulder surgery, joins today's hour-long program, which provides "12 tricks to save your life in 2012."
411 MMA Interviews: Rich Franklin
November 11, 2011 (07:55) [ Indexed from 411 Mania
Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin sits down with 411's Jeffrey Harris for an exclusive interview! Check out the full article to see what he had to say about his recent shoulder injury and rehab from surgery, his future plans and more! More...
Shoulder surgery reignites UFC fighter Rich Franklin's passion for MMA
October 20, 2011 (00:20) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
At 37 years old, stuck in the purgatory of being a between-weight-classes fighter, and now on the mend from a recent shoulder surgery, Rich Franklin could easily wonder if being a UFC fighter has lost its luster.
A former no-hassles champ and the UFC's longtime consummate professional, he's found adversity around every corner in recent years.
But if you think Franklin is losing his interest in the fight game, think again. In fact, he said it's quite the opposite.
UFC president warms to possibility of Tito Ortiz vs. Rich Franklin
August 26, 2011 (19:40) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Fans are not likely to see Rich Franklin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira rebooked for a later date.
Franklin, a former middleweight champ, is being eyed for a different light-heavyweight fight, according to UFC president Dana White.
"We do like the idea of Tito (Ortiz) vs. Rich Franklin," he said today during an official UFC video chat hosted by Ustream.
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