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ACE’S WAY: LIFESTYLE CHOICES

From Ace’s blog: “Lifestyle choices require discipline. There is no getting around that. Remember bad habits are easy to get and hard to live with, while good habits are hard to get and easy to live with. Lifestyle choices are

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RICH FRANKLIN-CUNG LE TO HEADLINE UFC ON FUEL TV 6 IN MACAU

UFC President Dana White announced that the UFC’s first fight in China, UFC on FUEL TV 6, will be headlined by a Franklin-Le bout. The event takes place Nov. 10 at Cotai Arena in the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel. For the

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ACE’S WAY: PLAN FOR SUCCESS

From Ace’s blog: “Anytime you begin a diet and workout plan, I really believe you should address the obstacles that you will have to overcome in order to have long-term success. The first obstacle a lot of people encounter is

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CUNG LE NEXT FOR ACE

Rumors surfaced today that the UFC is leaning toward pushing through a Franklin vs Cung Le fight at UFC on FUEL TV 6 in Macau… that is, if Cung Le is fit to fight. For the full read, check out MMAjunkie.

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PREDICTING FRANKLIN’S NEXT FIGHT

Bloody Elbow does its best to do some matchmaking in terms of possible fight cards we could see in the very near future. Click here for their thoughts on how things will play out.

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ACE’S WAY: SPECIFICITY OF TRAINING

From Ace’s blog: “I’ve been asked a lot about how training for MMA is different from other sports. In MMA, there are multiple disciplines to be learned and then you must integrate and synchronize those disciplines into one. MMA training

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UFC 147 BEHIND THE SCENES

Check the gallery Rich Franklin posted to Facebook, it’s pretty cool, if you like that whole MMA thing (which we do).

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POST-FIGHT LINKS

We had the interns stay late on Saturday night, scouring the interwebs for every piece of news on UFC 147. There’s a lot here. Just goes to show, free beer is a great motivator. Enjoy… UFC 147 Winners and Losers –

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LOOKING BACK: FRANKLIN-SILVA I

Another good read from Bloody Elbow. Here’s a quick excerpt: “It was three years ago last week on Saturday, June 13, 2009, in the main event of UFC 99, the first ever UFC appearance in Germany. At the time though,

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VID: UFC 147 PRE-FIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE

Watch the full video of the press conference from Brazil. Not sure why you’d want to sit through the full 60 minute affair, but if that’s your jam, here it is.

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LOOKING BACK: FRANKLIN’S CAREER

Check out this cool piece from Bloody Elbow, taking a look back at Rich Franklin’s career.  Here’s a sample from the article: “In the mid-2000’s Franklin was one of the best Middleweight fighters in the world. A UFC Middleweight champion with two

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VIDEO: “COUNTDOWN TO UFC 147” FULL EPISODE

Watch the full, hour-long debut of “Countdown to UFC” 147 online. If you’re a Rich Franklin fan, and we are, you’re stoked. Click here to see the series debut.

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FRANKLIN AND WHITE ON INJURIES

From USA TODAY: “The UFC has become all too familiar with the dreaded injury bug. Lately when it bites, it seems to be in bunches. In the last three weeks alone, injuries have forced changes to the main or co-main

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VIDEO: FRANKLIN’S UFC 147 PLAN

Ace reveals his plan against Wanerlei Silva for UFC 147 in his prefight interview: “The best way to describe Wanderlei’s fighting style: It would be like fighting a tornado. As long as you stay away from the tornado, your safe,

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FRANKLIN ON TRT AND RETIREMENT

Former Middleweight champ, Rich Franklin, appeared on “The MMA Hour” and talked about Testosterone Replacement Therapy and retirement. Said Franklin: “I hate quitting more than I hate giving up. I don’t like quitting, that’s all. I do what I do

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FRANKLIN READY FOR W

Said Franklin on BJPenn.com: “Initially, I wasn’t sure if it was a good idea to fill in this spot. I was in Singapore on the complete opposite side of the earth preparing for a specific kind of opponent. My prep

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COUNTDOWN RETURNS

UFC’s pre-fight special is back. “Countdown to UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II” is set to debut on FUEL TV on June 19th. Franklin won the first meeting between the two in a unanimous decision. Should be a fun watch.

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RICH FRANKLIN NOW HEADLINING UFC 147

The UFC said today that Rich Franklin will step in for Vitor Belfort, who injured his hand this week, and fight Wanderlei Silva in the 190-pound-catchweight headliner fight of UFC 147. For a full read, go to MMAjunkie.

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