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  • 2 years ago
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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 read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Rich Franklin wants to make one more run at the UFC middleweight title and hopes to close out his career at 185 pounds. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin has his eyes set on one more run to the top. And while UFC officials have long downplayed the potential for "Ace" to get another crack at the title, Franklin is hoping his string of favors for the promotion has earned him a bit of leverage. "I'm glad that you and probably everybody else notices that I've bailed the UFC out a lot," Franklin told MMAjunkie.com. "I hope that's going to pay off in the future at some p read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Rich Franklin was headed back down to 185 pounds when he got the call from the UFC to replace an injured Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 147. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Former middleweight champion Rich Franklin is only focused on the 205-pound weight class. Despite a setback against Forrest Griffin, he still wants to make a run at the light heavyweight title. Read More >> read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin does believe that it does matter whether you win or lose, but he also believes that losing is inevitable, and it's important to know how to deal with it. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva defends his title on July 6 at UFC 162 against challenger Chris Weidman. Watch where his title reign began against then-champion Rich Franklin at UFC 64 in October 2006. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After fighting one of the biggest fights of his career, against Wanderlei Silva on the Brazilian's home turf, Rich Franklin would like to make one last title run before he retires. Retweet this Share on Facebook &b read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After more than nine years with the promotion, Rich Franklin seems comfortable with the legacy he will one day leave behind in the UFC. Apart from having a middleweight title on his resume, Franklin now has settled into a role as a company man - the guy president Dana White and matchmaker Joe Silva can count on to step up to rescue a card. Franklin finds himself in that position again on Saturday when he meets Wanderlei Silva at UFC 147 in Silva's home country of Brazil. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote is expected to return to the Octagon at UFC 148 to take on onetime Strikeforce champion Cung Le read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nick Diaz is back in the UFC and he sat down with UFC.com for an exclusive interview. Hear him talk about a potential fight with Anderson Silva, how he got into fighting and much more. read news >>

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