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  • 6 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin (23-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) will restart his quest for another title shot this fall -- most likely at a UFC 88 event in Atlanta -- though it won't necessarily come at 185 pounds. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Rich Franklin will return to the division he once ruled for the first time in nearly five years. 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 >>

  • 3 years ago
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A pair of high-profile light heavyweights looking to return to the win column will meet in Philadelphia, as Rich Franklin faces Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. UFC officials today announced the matchup, which takes place at UFC 133. Though not yet officially announced by the promotion, UFC 133 takes place Aug. 6 in Philadelphia. The city's Wells Fargo Center is expected to host the pay-per-view event. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Back to training, UFC light heavyweight Rich "Ace" Franklin is ready for his next octagon foe. In February at UFC 126, Franklin suffered a decision loss to Forrest Griffin - a fight he hasn't watched (and until he receives word on his next opponent, he likely won't). So when will that next opponent come? Hopefully in June or July, two summer months in which the recent MMAjunkie.com Radio guest has posted a career 10-0 mark. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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CINCINNATI - A day after tempers boiled over and the two teams came to blows in a bench-clearing melee, the Cincinnati Reds called in an "Ace" for ceremonial first-pitch honors for today's game with the St. Louis Cardinals. Franklin fired a near-strike prior to the afternoon game at Great American Ball Park. It was the second time the Reds have honored Franklin, a Cincinnati-area native and University of Cincinnati graduate who also threw out a first pitch in 2005. 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 >>

  • 6 years ago
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The rumor began earlier last week and now it’s official, Rich Franklin is moving back up to the weight class that he started in when he made his UFC debut. His return to the Light Heavyweight division will take place at UFC 88 against a very tough Matt Hamill. MMARated first broke the story earlier today, which we confirmed through sources close to both camps. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Rich Franklin (23-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) will move to the UFC's light heavyweight division to fight Matt Hamill (4-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at UFC 88 in September. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Sherdog.com's Andy Cotterill spoke with former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin Thursday in Montreal, where the 185-pound Ohioan is cutting weight for his bout with Travis Lutter. read news >>

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