Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - Three of mixed martial arts’ biggest stars – former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, former PRIDE two-division champ Dan Henderson, and longtime welterweight contender Karo Parisyan – will be pushed to the limit in bouts just made official for September 6th’s UFC 88 card in Atlanta." /> Franklin, Henderson, and Parisyan Face Stiff Tests in UFC 88 Bouts | UFC ® - News

Franklin, Henderson, and Parisyan Face Stiff Tests in UFC 88 Bouts

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - Three of mixed martial arts’ biggest stars – former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, former PRIDE two-division champ Dan Henderson, and longtime welterweight contender Karo Parisyan – will be pushed to the limit in bouts just made official for September 6th’s UFC 88 card in Atlanta.
By Thomas Gerbasi

Three of mixed martial arts’ biggest stars – former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, former PRIDE two-division champ Dan Henderson, and longtime welterweight contender Karo Parisyan – will be pushed to the limit in bouts just made official for September 6th’s UFC 88 card in Atlanta.

Franklin will return to the light heavyweight division for the first time in over three years when he takes on The Ultimate Fighter 3 standout Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill, who is coming off the biggest win of his career over Tim Boetsch in April.

Henderson looks to fight his way back into the 185-pound title mix when he battles once-beaten grappling wizard Rousimar Palhares, who made quite an impression on UFC fans in May when he submitted out veteran Ivan Salaverry in one round.

Parisyan will also be tested in his welterweight bout against Japan’s Yoshiyuki Yoshida in what may be the greatest clash of judo black belts ever seen in the Octagon.

Tickets are on sale now for UFC 88: Breakthrough, which will be held at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. In the main event, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell returns to take on unbeaten ‘Sugar’ Rashad Evans.

Médias

Récent
Voyez la pesée officielle de l'événement Fight Night le samedi 24 février à minuit HEC en direct de l'Amway Center d'Orlando, Floride.
23 févr. 2018
La tête d'affiche de l'événement Fight Night Orlando, Jeremy Stephens, aime pulvérisr ses adversaires et c'est exactement ce qu'il entend faire de Josh Emmett lorsqu'ils croiseront le fer samedi
22 févr. 2018
La tête d'affiche de l'événement Fight Night Orlando, Josh Emmett, discute de son style, de s'il peut finir Jeremy Stephens de la même façon qu'il a fini son dernier comba. Ne manquez pas Emmet en action dimanche sur SFR Sport 5.
22 févr. 2018
Le poids mi-moyen Mike Perry a encaissé un revers crève-coeur à sa plus récente sortie. Mais le combattant dégourdi est déterminé à donner tout un spectacle et remporter une victoire à Orlando devant sa famille et ses amis.
22 févr. 2018