Franklin sees his chance

Story by Brady Crytzer

Rich Franklin was been looking for a home. After establishing himself as the sport’s first stable middleweight champion in over ten years and losing his title in 2006, the Cincinnati native has been taking on all comers.

Following wins over Jason MacDonald and Travis Lutter at the middleweight limit, Franklin was victorious in one of 2009’s best firefights when he defeated fellow weight class-nomad Wanderlai Silva in a 195 pound catchweight bout. Now, after nearly nine months out of action, Rich Franklin is ready to headline UFC 115 in a light heavyweight showdown against Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell . . . Click here for more

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