Rich Franklin Wants to Make One More Run at the UFC Middleweight Title (MMAWeekly.com)


In July 2011, just before his scheduled fight at UFC 133, Rich Franklin was of the mindset that his time at middleweight was over. “The UFC has basically told me that they’re not interested in having me fight at 185 anymore,” Franklin said in an interview with MMAWeekly.com . “Which is the only reason I made the move to 205 in the first place.” Fast forward to March 2012 after Franklin had shoulder surgery that kept him out of fighting for the remainder of 2011, and it was announced that he woul view original article >>
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