Great Sport, teaches discipline and dedication.
For weeks, fans and media were paying homage to Wanderlei Silva, who was returning to fight in his native Brazil for the first time in more than a decade.
Now, perhaps, it’s time to pay homage to Rich Franklin, the former UFC middleweight champion who yet again saved the company from a potentially disastrous situation.
- UFC 147 Weigh-In Results for Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin Fight Card (bleacherreport.com)
- Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin: Last-Minute Predictions for Headline Fight (bleacherreport.com)
- UFC 147 Viewers Guide (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
- UFC 147 Results: Fan Reaction – Yahoo! Sports (sports.yahoo.com)