Article

UFC Hopes To Change Minds in Germany

By Greg Beacham, The Associated Press - Rich Franklin has never hesitated to take his mixed martial arts career on the road, with the goal of spreading his sport while chasing another UFC title.

The former math teacher from Cincinnati with a master's degree in education has fought in Belfast, Montreal and Dublin in the past two years, all in front of eager fans in otherwise skeptical nations that didn't know exactly what to make of MMA. He'll take on Wanderlei Silva on Saturday night in UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany -- the UFC's first show in the newest territory for its sport.

Click on the link below for the Full Story.

Newark, N.J. (Newark Star Ledger) - Full Story

Media

Recent
Recap the action from Thursday's open workout at Fight Night Vancouver, featuring main event fighters Demian Maia and Carlos Condit.
25/08/2016
Watch as UFC fighters Stephen Thompson and Elias Theodorou help train some of the actresses from television's "Arrow".
25/08/2016
After gaining experience against some of the UFC's top fighters, Charles Oliveira is now looking add a signature win to his resume. On Saturday at Fight Night Vancouver Oliveira goes for his sixth win in seven fights when he takes on Anthony Pettis.
25/08/2016
Demian Maia takes a five-fight win streak into his main event bout with Carlos Condit at Fight Night Vancouver. Don't miss the action live on FOX on Saturday.
25/08/2016