Rich Franklin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 133 in Philadelphia, PA

Former UFC middleweight champion, Rich Franklin will face former PRIDE star, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at 205lbs at UFC 133 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 6th, 2011. The promotion announced the fight earlier today via UFC.com.

Franklin will look to rebound after coming up short against former light heavyweight champion, Forrest Griffin at UFC 126 in February. Prior to that he knocked out another former 205 pound champion in Chuck Liddell.

Nogueira is looking to impress both fans and the UFC in this one after last month when he came up short against Phil Davis on the UFC on Versus 3 card, before that a loss to Ryan Bader and just squeaked by Jason Brilz via split decision.

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