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  • 5 years ago
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Rich Franklin, who suffered a deep eye poke during a UFC 93 main-event loss to Dan Henderson on Jan. 17, underwent successful surgery on Feb. 9 to remove scar tissue from his damaged right eye. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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“After losing the decision to Dan Henderson, Rich has some healing to do. He had to get stitches in two spots on his head from the head butt, and stitches on his shin from one of his kicks. Everyone has been asking about his eye — from the eye poke at the end of the fight — and we are happy to say he doesn’t need surgery. He does have a cut on the white part of his eye and a slight tear, but it doesn’t require surgery. Pictures have been posted so you can see what it looks like now.” read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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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. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin on Wednesday underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum, and his camp has deemed the procedure a "complete success." According to a release today issued by Franklin's manager, J.T. Stewart, Franklin is expected to make a complete recovery from the procedure. "I spoke with Rich; he's feeling great, and as soon as the doctor gives him the go-ahead, he's ready to start training again," Stewart stated in the release. "If everything goes as exp read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is apparently recovering well from his recent shoulder surgery, as the fighter’s management announced Thursday that “Ace” hopes to return to the cage in 2012. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich "Ace" Franklin on Friday announced that he incurred a torn labrum (shoulder injury) in training 10 days ago, and after consulting with specialists, will undergo minor surgery. Read More >> read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Rich Franklin is again on the recovery trail. The former UFC middleweight champion and current light-heavyweight veteran suffered a shoulder injury 10 days ago and will undergo "minor" surgery on Tuesday. The fighter's reps today confirmed the injury, which required a two- to three-month recovery, with MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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UFC light heavyweight Rich Franklin got some good news from doctors on Monday. The former champ, who broke his arm in a UFC 115 main-event victory over Chuck Liddell, does not need surgery on the left limb, and a targeted December or January return date is still a possibility. Franklin's business manager, J.T. Stewart, today told MMAjunkie.com that the fighter's full-arm cast was removed and replaced with a smaller, lighter forearm cast. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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  • 29 days 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 >>

  • a month ago
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After a false start, Johnny Case is ready to begin his UFC career. Case will meet fellow lightweight Kazuki Tokudome at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 at the Saitma Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Just days after Case agreed to fight Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 44 in June, he failed a pre-fight eye test and was pulled from the fight. The UFC then paid for him to have LASIK eye surgery and he is now good to go. A member of Alliance MMA i read news >>

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