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Quote: DJ-Ben Askren Trade Still ‘Smart’ For UFC & ONE Championship

We're over one year removed from the Demetrious Johnson-Ben Askren trade between the UFC and ONE Championship. Back in Oct. 2018, the UFC and ONE swapped talents. Johnson was sent to ONE in exchange for Askren. At the time, many believed it was the right thing to do as "Mighty...

Rich Franklin On Vitor Belfort Rematch: ‘Anything Is Possible’

Rich Franklin isn't ruling out a return bout, although it isn't an inevitability. Franklin announced his retirement back in 2015. His last bout was a knockout loss to Cung Le back in Nov. 2012. Since that time, Franklin has served as an executive for ONE Championship. He will be inducted...

Rich Franklin Talks About When Fighters Should Retire

Rich Franklin has given his take on when fighters should know when to walk away from the sport they love. Franklin was once the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder. He also fought the likes of Anderson Silva, Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin. "Ace" now serves as the Vice...

Rich Franklin Talks About One Last UFC Fight, Working With One FC

Highlights of a new radio interview with Rich Franklin.

Rich Franklin Feels He Can Beat Anderson Silva

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin, who lost convincingly to Anderson Silva just over one year apart in 2006-2007, was guest on Submission Radio this week and when asked about whether or not he would like to step in the cage with Silva for a third time he was...

Rich Franklin Doesn’t Enjoy Watching Fights Anymore

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin used to enjoy kicking back and watching fights every Saturday night but fifteen years in the Octagon as taken its toll on the former school teacher and these days, he'd rather just skip them. He explains why in an interview with FOX Sports: "It's different...