Rich Franklin Returns vs. Cung Le at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 7th

Former middleweight champions will go head-to-head as former UFC champ, Rich Franklin takes on former Strikeforce champ, Cung Le at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 7th, 2012. The news was confirmed via

Franklin hasn’t been seen in over a year off to shoulder surgery, his last fight was at UFC 126 where he lost a unanimous decision to Forrest Griffin. His last fight at middleweight was in 2008, a win over Travis Lutter.

Le, who holds a professional record of 7-2, made his octagon debut last November taking on former PRIDE champ, Wanderlei Silva, losing a hard fought stand-up war via TKO.

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