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  • 23 hours ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show. 1:00 p.m. ET -- UFC broadcaster Jon Anik will look back at Mark Hunt's win over Roy Nelson and ahead to UFC 178. 1:25 p.m. -- UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will preview his UFC 178 title defense against Chris Cariaso. 1:45 p.m. -- Bellator lightweight title contender Michael Chandler will discuss his upcoming title fight against Will Brooks and Eddie Alvarez's UFC debut. 2:05 p.m. -- MMA legend Rich Franklin will read news >>

  • a month ago
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Earlier this week GLORY installed sports marketing veteran Jon Franklin as Chief Executive Officer. A 15-year veteran of IMG, Franklin takes up the CEO role at a crucial juncture in GLORY's operation. Having been involved with the company since late 2012, he has plenty of ideas he wants to implement and is hitting the ground running. GLORY appointed a new Chief Executive Officer earlier this week and he is wasting no time in pushing things forward. Jon Franklin, who spent 15 years as an executiv read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Franklin has been appointed as the new CEO of Glory Sports International, parent company of the Glory kickboxing organization. read news >>

  • a month ago
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GLORY's new CEO says his kickboxing promotion will be back in action in late October. In addition, their Spike TV deal is renewed, Amsterdam and Paris are possible destinations, and "the door is open on all possibilities" with Bellator MMA. GLORY Sports International and its board of directors have announced on Tuesday morning (Aug. 19, 2014) that Sports-Entco founder and president, John J. Franklin, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the global kickboxing promotion. read news >>

  • a month ago
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  • a month ago
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Rich Franklin knows that he needs to pull the trigger soon if he wants one last UFC bout. Rich Franklin is a former UFC middleweight champion and a long-time "at the ready" guy for the promotion. He was willing to bounce between middleweight and light heavyweight and take catchweight bouts against seemingly all comers. He's also been out of competition since his brutal KO loss to Cung Le in November of 2012. Now an executive for Asian MMA promotion ONE FC, Franklin has a fight left on his UFC co read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Then came a pair of devastating wins over Anderson Silva and well, it sounds like Franklin is boarding the "All American" Express. Choo! Choo! "I tell you what, I wasn't a big Weidman believer at first, but looking at the second Anderson Silva fight, he looked great and had a solid gameplan. Lyoto & Anderson have this great ability to elude punches and draw you into their game. Lyoto is obviously a bit different than Anderson and he is a bigger fighter, and size hasn't played a big role in the A read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin discussed the upcoming main event at UFC 175 between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida. While he has since had a change of heart, Rich Franklin was not always the biggest believer in Chris Weidman's fighting ability. The former UFC middleweight champion, who recently accepted the position of Vice President of ONE Fighting Championships, and began work in that official capacity at ONE FC: Honor & Glory last month, discussed the main event in detail wit read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is ready to put fighting behind him and move on to the next phase of his life, as a ONE FC vice president, expanding MMA in Asia. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It's impossible to dislike former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, one of the nicest guys in combat sports, but there is something unintentionally funny about watching "Ace" try to pump up a crowd full of Asian fight fans in Singapore during the ONE FC 16 event (results here). Franklin has taken over as Vice President and will help lead Victor Cui and Co. to bigger and better things in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) -- and look snazzy in the process. Big thanks to Zombie Prophet f read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It's official! Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin has signed with ONE FC to become the promotion's new vice president. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Rich Franklin can now add a new role to his resume, as "Ace" has officially been announced as the vice president of ONE FC, Asia's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. The former high school math teacher-turned fighter teased the pending deal last month, and the promotion, along with Rich, confi read news >>

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