Rich “Ace” Franklin
Rich “Ace” Franklin went from a former math teacher in Cincinnati to an Ultimate Fighting Champion in just a short period of time.
Some regard Franklin as one of the most overrated middleweight champions in the UFC, but his overall record is hard to argue. Franklin is currently 20-2, with half his wins coming by way of knockout. He was defeated by Anderson Silva at UFC 64: Unstoppable, but prior to that won eight-straight UFC bouts, including victories over well-respected fighters Evan Tanner, Jorge Rivera and Ken Shamrock.
“Ace” is regarded as a well-rounded fighter who would like to knock his opponents out, but also has solid grappling and submission skills.
Rich Franklin’s Official Website
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UFC.com Fighter Detail Page: Rich Franklin
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Youtube.com: “Rich Franklin Highlight”
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News and Commentary
Franklin looks to right the ship at UFC 68A
Rich Franklin was riding an eight-fight win streak until losing to Anderson Silva at UFC 64. Now “Ace” looks to get back on the right track at UFC 68: The Uprising.
Ultimate workout drives Franklin
Learn how Rich Franklin prepares for a UFC fight in this article by The Cincinnati Post online
Rich Franklin looks to “Ace” his first test for UFC Gold
In this article from UFCFightNews.com, Rich Franklin speaks about going after UFC gold at UFC 53: Heavy Hitters.