Cung Le vs. Rich Franklin to main event UFC in Macau

by Luke Thomas | source: mmafighting.com
 

The UFC's first foray into Chinese territory now has a main event. UFC President Dana White announced at Saturday's UFC on FOX 4 post-fight press conference that Rich Franklin will battle Cung Le in a middleweight scrap for the UFC's scheduled November 10th card in Macau, China.

The event will be the sixth fight event in the UFC on FUEL series and will be held at the 15,000 seat CotaiArena inside the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel.

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LBH_RN site profile image  

8/7/12 3:05 AM by LBH_RN

How can people bitch about this when Couture vs Coleman was ppv? I'll gladly watch this for free. Ace always puts on a show!

HenryO site profile image  

8/6/12 10:23 PM by HenryO

WEll I think there is a big difference between a fight on FOX being seen by millions compared to a FUEL fight seen by thousands. This is almost too good of a fight to be on FUEL hidden away from most of the UFC audience

grafzep site profile image  

8/6/12 10:18 PM by grafzep

Good fightExcellent name recognition and while neither is still in his prime they are both still game. Good style matchup as well.

Ray Elbe site profile image  

8/6/12 9:02 PM by Ray Elbe

I wanna go! When do tixs go on sale?

mnbvcxzchewy site profile image  

8/6/12 8:51 PM by mnbvcxzchewy

its a better main event than the last ufc in macau

Himinahomina site profile image  

8/6/12 6:14 AM by Himinahomina

It's a FUEL event. Not all cards can be title fights or no.1 contender bouts.

cheesesteak site profile image  

8/6/12 6:08 AM by cheesesteak

Two legends here. This will be an awesome fight. What' a matter with you guys?

Otsuka site profile image  

8/6/12 5:22 AM by Otsuka

True. But Macau/Hong Kong is barely China.

MMAfanWA site profile image  

8/6/12 5:22 AM by MMAfanWA

He's starred in some hong kong action flicks. I thought that's where he'd be most popular? If they don't know him maybe they'll just root for the Asian guy throwing spinning kicks anyway :pShould be an awesome fight they can both take a beating

Otsuka site profile image  

8/6/12 5:17 AM by Otsuka

Nobody knows him here (in Hong Kong)... but he's played the bad guy in a few movies. People probably won't recognize him unless someone points it out to them.