Rich
Franklin

"Ace"
  • Age:
    46
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    205
  • Fighting Out Of:
    OH

Stats

W-L-D
28-7-0
(T)KO
14-5
SUB
10-0
  • Age:
    46
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    205
  • Fighting Out Of:
    OH

Stats

W-L-D
28-7-0
(T)KO
14-5
SUB
10-0

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:10
  • Fastest KO:
    00:10
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:13

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    85.7%
  • Finished Rate:
    71.4%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    14.3%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    28.6%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    71.4%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    35.7%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    28-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    13 years, 4 months, 22 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    52.9
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.7
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 4 month, 17 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 12 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.5
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    07:27
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    07:12

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
11/10/2012
Loss
28-6-0
Cung Le
(8-2-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 186
KO (Strike)
UFC on Fuel 6
1 02:17
06/23/2012
Win
27-6-0
Wanderlei Silva
(35-11-1)
Light-heavyweight
190 vs 188
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 147: Silva vs Franklin II
5 05:00
02/05/2011
Loss
27-5-0
Forrest Griffin
(17-6-0)
Light-heavyweight
203 vs 205
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 126: Belfort vs. Silva
3 05:00
06/12/2010
Win
26-5-0
Chuck Liddell
(21-7-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 205
KO (Strike)
UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin
1 04:55
09/19/2009
Loss
26-4-0
Vitor Belfort
(18-8-0)
Light-heavyweight
195 vs 196
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort
1 03:02
06/13/2009
Win
25-4-0
Wanderlei Silva
(33-9-1)
Light-heavyweight
194 vs 194
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 99: The Comeback
3 05:00
01/17/2009
Loss
25-3-0
Dan Henderson
(23-7-0)
Light-heavyweight
203 vs 202
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 93: Franklin vs Henderson
3 05:00
09/06/2008
Win
24-3-0
Matt Hamill
(4-1-0)
Light-heavyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC 88: Breakthrough
3 00:39
04/19/2008
Win
23-3-0
Travis Lutter
(9-4-0)
Middleweight
185.5 vs 185
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2
2 03:01
10/20/2007
Loss
23-2-0
Anderson Silva
(21-4-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 184.5
TKO/RSC
UFC 77 Hostile Territory
2 01:07
06/16/2007
Win
22-2-0
Yushin Okami
(20-3-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 72: Victory
3 05:00
03/03/2007
Win
21-2-0
Jason Macdonald
(16-7-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 183.5
TKO/RSC (Corner Stoppage)
UFC 68: The Uprising
2 05:00
10/14/2006
Loss
21-1-0
Anderson Silva
(18-4-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC 64: Unstoppable
1 02:59
03/04/2006
Win
20-1-0
David Loiseau
(14-4-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 58: USA vs. Canada
5 05:00
11/19/2005
Win
19-1-0
Nate Quarry
(9-1-0)
Middleweight
183.5 vs 185
KO
UFC 56: Full Force
1 02:34
06/04/2005
Win
18-1-0
Evan Tanner
(31-4-0)
Middleweight
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters
4 03:45
04/09/2005
Win
17-1-0
Ken Shamrock
(26-8-2)
Light-heavyweight
203.5 vs 202.5
TKO/RSC
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Finale
1 02:44
NSF
12/11/2004
Win
16-1-0
Curtis Stout
(6-5-1)

Submission (Punches)
Superbrawl 38
2 01:28
10/22/2004
Win
15-1-0
Jorge Rivera
(8-2-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 50: The War of '04
3 04:28
NSF
07/14/2004
Win
14-1-0
Ralph Dillon
(0-0-0)

Submission (Leylock)
Alaska Fighting Championship 1
1 02:55
NSF
04/16/2004
Win
13-1-0
Leo Sylvest
(5-12-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Superbrawl 35
1 01:13
NSF
12/31/2003
Loss
13-0-0
Lyoto Machida
(2-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Punches)
Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2003
2 01:03
09/26/2003
Win
12-0-0
Edwin Dewees
(29-6-0)
Light-heavyweight
204 vs 198
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 44: Undisputed
1 03:35
NSF
07/19/2003
Win
11-0-0
Roberto Ramirez
(2-8-0)

KO (Punch)
Battleground 1: War Cry
1 00:10
NSF
04/25/2003
Win
10-0-0
Evan Tanner
(27-3-0)

TKO/RSC (Strikes)
UFC 42: Sudden Impact
1 02:20
NSF
09/17/2002
Win
9-0-0
Antony Rea
(3-0-0)

KO
Universal Combat Challenge: Eruption in Hawaii
1 02:46
NSF
06/15/2002
Win
8-0-0
Yan Pellerin
(1-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Universal Combat Challenge 10: Battle for the Belts 2002
1 03:12
NSF
11/03/2001
Win
7-0-0
Marvin Eastman
(3-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
World Fighting Alliance 1
1 05:00
NSF
08/25/2001
Win
6-0-0
Dennis Reed
(34-26-1)

Submission (Strikes)
Extreme Challenge Trials: August 2001
1 01:38
NSF
07/13/2001
Win
5-0-0
Chris Seifert
(4-1-0)

Submission (Punches)
Extreme Challenge 41
2 01:45
NSF
03/17/2001
Win
4-0-0
Travis Fulton
(87-29-6)

TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the bell for Round 2)
Rings USA: Battle of Champions
1 05:00
NSF
01/13/2001

4-0-0
Aaron Brink
(8-4-0)

Unknown (Foot Caught in the Fence)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 11
1 05:00
NSF
06/29/2000
Win
3-0-0
Dennis Reed
(27-20-1)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Extreme Challenge 35
1 01:56
NSF
05/13/2000
Win
2-0-0
Gary Myers
(8-5-1)

KO (Kick)
World Extreme Fighting 9: World Class
3 00:59
NSF
03/25/2000
Win
1-0-0
Rob Smith
(1-1-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Extreme Challenge 31
1 02:30
NSF
06/19/1999
Win
0-0-0
Michael Martin
(0-0-0)

KO (Round house Kick to the Head)
World Extreme Fighting 6
1 00:15

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:27
  • Fastest KO:
    00:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:27

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    100%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    100%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    100%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    1-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    0 years, 3 months, 9 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    0.9
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    8
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 3 month, 9 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    3 months, 9 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0.5
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    01:27
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    01:07

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
10/04/1999
Win
0-1-0
Eugene Pinault
(0-1-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Extreme Challenge Trials: October 1999
1 01:27
NSF
06/25/1999
Loss
0-0-0
Mike McCormick
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Injury)
Extreme Challenge Trials
1 01:07

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class