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

Médias

Récent
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles looks back at Ronda Rousey's record-breaking weekend and the slate of fights coming your way on March 14 at UFC 185.
2 mars 2015
The Ultimate Fighter finalists Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas fight for the UFC women's strawweight title in Las Vegas. Esparza plans to make her first title defense against top contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.
2 mars 2015
UFC President Dana White recaps the top moments from UFC 184 with Megan Olivi backstage at the event.
28 févr. 2015
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey discusses yet another dominating win, this time over Cat Zingano with Megan Olivi backstage at UFC 184.
28 févr. 2015