twitter google

Rich Franklin Prepared To Honor Final Fight On UFC Contract

Despite suffering a knockout loss to Cung Le recently, former UFC champion Rich Franklin isn’t prepared to ride off into the sunset quite yet.

Franklin’s manager, JT Stewart, told ESPN recently that his fighter wants to finish his UFC contract – which has one bout remaining on it.

As for an opponent, Stewart said, “Doesn’t matter.”

Franklin (29-7) is 38 years old and was stopped in the first round vs. Le in Macau this past November. He has alternated wins and losses in his last eight UFC fights.

Stewart seemed to believe Franklin would remain in the middleweight division.

So, is there a middleweight out there you would like to see “Ace” tangle with before he retires?

Photo credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov

Event Date: December 9, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis

Event Date: December 10, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 168: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2

Event Date: December 10, 2016
Broadcast: Spike

Bellator 169: King Mo vs. Ishii

Event Date: December 16, 2016
Broadcast: Spike

UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs. Waterson

Event Date: December 17, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey

Event Date: December 30, 2016
Broadcast: TBD