Rich Franklin Tag

Evan Tanner at UFC 53

Take a look back at every UFC middleweight ...

Jun 12, 2021NoNo Comments1199 Views

Eleven men hailing from six different countries have held the undisputed UFC middleweight belt since its introduction at UFC 33 in 2001.

Rich Franklin KOs Evan Tanner at UFC 42

Flashback Fight: Watch Rich Franklin take o...

Apr 26, 2020NoNo Comments2521 Views

Rich Franklin made his successful Octagon debut by knocking out Evan Tanner at UFC 42 on April 25, 2003. 

Flashback Fight: Watch Anderson Silva becom...

Apr 05, 2020NoNo Comments1853 Views

Anderson Silva was a betting underdog when he challenged Rich Franklin for the UFC middleweight title in October, 2006.

MMA Flashback - UFC 99

MMA Flashback – UFC 99: Franklin vs. ...

Jun 13, 2019NoNo Comments2049 Views

UFC 99 took place 10 years ago today on June 13, 2009. Join us on a trip down memory lane as we take another look

A look back at Rich Franklin’s UFC Ha...

Apr 14, 2019NoNo Comments2521 Views

A veteran of 37 professional fights during his 13-year career, Franklin compiled a record of 29-7, 1 NC, which included wins over UFC Hall of

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Rich Franklin joins the UFC Hall of Fame Cl...

Apr 13, 2019NoNo Comments2461 Views

From math teacher to middleweight champion, Rich Franklin can now call himself a UFC Hall of Famer as he joins the class of 2019 that

Relive Anderson Silva Finishing Rich Frankl...

Feb 04, 2019NoNo Comments1962 Views

Over 12 years ago at UFC 64 Anderson Silva first captured UFC gold and became middleweight champion, a title he would hold on to for

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Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: R...

Mar 19, 2018NoNo Comments2187 Views

The ONE Warrior Series hosts wrap up their time in Tokyo in competitive fashion and meet extraordinary talents along the way.

ONE Warrior Series - Ryuto Sawada

Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: F...

Mar 12, 2018NoNo Comments2561 Views

In the latest ONE Warrior Series episode, an applicant who once competed against former ONE Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka Naito tries out in Tokyo.

Rich Franklin - ONE Warrior Series

Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: A...

Mar 07, 2018NoNo Comments2764 Views

Rich and Jonathan wrap up their time in Manila with a full-on Pinoy boodle fight.

ONE Warrior Series

Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: T...

Feb 19, 2018NoNo Comments2530 Views

From playing basketball with Brandon Vera to Rich Franklin offering someone who survived serious medical issues an offer of a lifetime.

Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: M...

Feb 11, 2018NoNo Comments3196 Views

Week 3 of Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series, we meet Stamp, an outstanding female warrior with a touching backstory that resonates strongly.

ONE Warrior Series Bangkok Episode 2

Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: C...

Jan 30, 2018NoNo Comments2760 Views

In the week 2 episode of Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series, the hosts continue their journey through Thailand.

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Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series: S...

Jan 23, 2018NoNo Comments3175 Views

In the premiere episode of ONE Warrior Series, Rich Franklin visits a floating market, snacks on scorpions, and evaluates potential ONE Warriors.

Knockout Radio Podcast: Rich Franklin, Ryan...

Nov 21, 2015NoNo Comments2726 Views

Join Knockout Radio for their podcast featuring Rich Franklin, Ryan Bader, Tapout's Dan "Punkass" Caldwell, and UFC champ Holly Holm's coach Greg Jackson.

Rich Franklin Talks About Being Detained Fo...

Nov 19, 2015NoNo Comments3710 Views

In this EXCLUSIVE interview, Rich Franklin talked at length about being handcuffed and detained at LAX, his retirement, and the state of travel and terrorism.

Knockout Radio LIVE: Rich Franklin, Ryan Ba...

Nov 19, 2015NoNo Comments2982 Views

Tune in Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE featuring Rich Franklin, Ryan Bader, Tapout's Dan "Punkass" Caldwell, and Holly Holm's

In Wake of Paris Attacks, Rich Franklin Det...

Nov 17, 2015NoNo Comments5899 Views

Former UFC champion Rich Franklin was detained at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday after being mistakenly identified as a convicted felon.

UFC Top 5 Most Powerful Strikes Landed in t...

Oct 13, 2015NoNo Comments4388 Views

Former title contender Kenny Florian and bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw count down their top 5 most powerful strikes landed during a recent segment of UFC

Dana White

VIDEO: Dana White Reflects on Former UFC Ch...

Sep 29, 2015NoNo Comments3468 Views

UFC President Dana White shares his thoughts on Rich Franklin, former UFC middleweight champion, who announced his retirement on Monday.

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Former UFC Champion Rich Franklin Retires f...

Sep 29, 2015NoNo Comments5017 Views

He may not want to call it a retirement, but former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin officially retired from fighting on Monday.

Two More Fights Added to Ben Askren-Headlin...

Mar 17, 2015NoNo Comments3312 Views

ONE Championship on Tuesday announced two more bouts for the Ben Askren-headlined "Valor of Champions" fight card set for April 24.

Anderson Silva

UFC 183 Free Fight Video: Anderson Silva vs...

Jan 27, 2015NoNo Comments7043 Views

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.

Rich Franklin

The Great MMA Debate: Rich Franklin Talks L...

Oct 19, 2014NoNo Comments7808 Views

Former UFC champion Rich Franklin joins The Great MMA Debate to talk about his final fight and when it might happen, and handing over his

UFC Free Full Fight Video: Cung Le vs. Rich...

Aug 15, 2014NoNo Comments6671 Views

Former Strikeforce middleweight champ Cung Le made history when he faced Rich Franklin in the first UFC event ever held in China.

Fighters and Industry Personalities React T...

Aug 04, 2014NoNo Comments3571 Views

Following UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s fight during the UFC 178 Media Tour on Monday, fighters and industry personalities reacted to

Rich Franklin Moving from Fighting to the N...

Jun 10, 2014NoNo Comments3599 Views

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is ready to put fighting behind him and move on to the next phase of his life, as a

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Rich Franklin Officially Accepts Position a...

May 28, 2014NoNo Comments3329 Views

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is in Singapore this week for ONE FC: Honor & Glory in his official capacity as Vice President of

Rich Franklin TEDx Chicago

Rich Franklin Tells TEDx: Losing is Inevita...

May 21, 2014NoNo Comments2692 Views

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,

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Dana White “Happy” for Rich Fra...

Apr 22, 2014NoNo Comments3393 Views

UFC president Dana White says that he is happy for Rich Franklin and his opportunity to become a vice president at ONE FC... unlike other