Results for: Rich Franklin eye surgery in news

  • 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 >>

  • 6 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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His ocular issues finally behind him, Daron Cruickshank has agreed to meet fellow lightweight up-and-comer Beneil Dariush in a classic striker vs. grappler match on March 14 at UFC 185. The UFC announced the bout on Thursday. A veteran of The Ultimate Fighter 15, Cruickshank (16-5, 1 NC) fought to an unfortunate end in his most recent outing, walking away with a no contest after a nasty inadvertent eyepoke from opponent K.J. Noons rendered Cruickshank unable to continue early in the second round read news >>

  • a month ago
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Wow. That was one helluva an ass whooping courtesy of Anderson Silva, who stripped Rich Franklin of the middleweight crown in what was "The Spider's" second fight under the ZUFFA banner. In fact, his UFC 64 beatdown would start a 185-pound title reign that would last nearly seven years. That's something to keep in mind as the promotion releases a handful of free fight videos (like this one) to get fans hyped for Silva's return at UFC 183 against the crafty stylings of fellow longtime puncher Nic read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anderson Silva pits his brilliant Muay Thai skills against then-UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin in the fight that changed the course of MMA history. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the fight that helped him become UFC middleweight champion, watch Anderson Silva dismantle Rich Franklin en route to a first-round TKO performance. Silva earned the belt at UFC 64 on Oct. 14, 2006 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. He also earned Knockout of the Night. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank needs surgery for a tear under his eyelid after his bout with K.J. Noons ended in a no contest, according to UFC President Dana White.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Well, that sucks. Francisco Rivera is set to hit the surgery table to repair a cracked retina and bruise in his left eye after Uriah Faber accidentally poked it during their bantamweight bout at UFC 181 (video highlights here), which went down last weekend (Dec. 6, 2014) at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada. His text to Sherdog: "I have a crack in my retina and a bruise in my eye -- need to get laser eye surgery to stop it from spreading." Rivera suffered the injury in the second round of his tussle read news >>

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