Bad news for Cung Le fans. The former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion is currently filming his next movie role and has no timetable for a return -- unless UFC cooks up a coaching gig on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) or similar "ginormous" opportunity.
Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin, who isn't ready to retire (yet) but also knows he's not chasing a division title, thinks mixed martial arts (MMA) fans would be down for an "exciting fight" against Michael Bisping.
Cung Le says he is "open" to the idea of fighting Anderson Silva after Ed Soares, Silva's manager, threw his name in the mix. The former Strikeforce champ promises a stand-up battle if the two strikers get paired up inside the Octagon. Who wants it?
The list of medical suspensions and injuries has been released for those fighters competing at the UFC: "Macao" event this past weekend in China. Take a look at who's riding the pine for the next few months to lick their wounds.
UFC veteran middleweight Nate Quarry was on the receiving end of a highlight reel knockout from Rich Franklin. Check out what he had to say regarding his feelings seeing "Ace" get KO'd this past weekend in Macau.
Matchmakers, matchmakers ... make us MMA matches! UFC on FUEL TV 6 is in the books, which means that it's time to once again predict future opponents for the main card winners from 'Franklin vs. Le' in Macao on Nov. 10, 2012.
Rich Franklin was one of the cornerstones of the UFC in its growth as one of the fastest growing sports in the world. With most of his contemporaries gone, Franklin is still headlining. But a first round knockout on Saturday leaves big questions.
Cung Le was a heavy underdog going into UFC Macau against Rich Franklin. 2:17 into the first round and a knocked out Franklin lay on the canvas while Le celebrated on the Octagon fence. Does this mean Cung Le is suddenly relevant in the UFC?
After a huge knockout win against mixed martial arts (MMA) mainstay Rich Franklin in the UFC on Fuel TV 6 main event from Macau, China, what -- or who -- is next for Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) Middleweight Cung Le?