King's MMA - Mixed Martial Arts - Fight Site
Wednesday, October 22, 2014


FRONT PAGE
ARCHIVE
BETTING GUIDE
PROMOTIONS
RSS FEED






June 24th, 1:42 am EST - By
Franklin Tops Silva in Rematch of UFC 99 Tilt



Click Here to Bet on UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2

Note: Receive an Instant Bonus of Up to $250 


--


If I could sum up the UFC 147 main event in one sentence - an entertaining tilt between two of the promotion's most respected fighters.

The fight had absolutely no title ramifications whatsoever - both fighters are in the twilights of their careers, and neither fighter will ever be fighting for a title again. It was an entertaining fight between two of the promotion's most bankable stars.

The fight between Franklin and Silva came together after Vitor Belfort was forced to pull out of his scheduled fight against Wanderlei Silva. Silva and Belfort were the two coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, and their UFC 147 tilt was supposed to mark the conclusion of the season. Instead, Belfort pulled out and ever dependable Rich Franklin stepped in.

Franklin ended up winning by unanimous decision, which was the same result as their UFC 99 clash. The only difference was that the UFC 147 fight was a five round affair.

Silva had a couple of flashes of brilliance in this fight, and was awfully close to pulling off the upset at the end of the second round. The hometown fans were on their feet, but there would be no surprise finishes tonight - Franklin recovered and ended up pulling out the victory.

--

In the end, the UFC had a filled and raucous arena in Brazil and a number of crowd-pleasing fights. While the event will likely do terrible numbers in terms of PPVs, the fans in Brazil walked away fairly happy, and the UFC gets to look forward to its blockbuster UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen II event in just a couple of weeks.






RECENT ARTICLES

Shane Carwin, Frank Mir Both Want To Fight Brock Lesnar Again
Is former UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar pl...

Georges St. Pierre Cleared By Doctors To Begin Training
According to published reports, former UFC Welterw...

Urijah Faber vs Francisco Rivera Added To UFC 181
The fantastically stacked UFC 181 card, which is s...

Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta Reportedly Meet With GSP In Montreal
Dana White revealed via his Instagram account earl...

UFC Announcer Mike Goldberg Removed From Next NFL Assignment
Mike Goldberg will not be returning to the NFL on ...







TOP PROMOTIONS

Bet365$200 FREE
Stan JamesFREE 10 Bet
Bovada$250 FREE
Paddy PowerFree 50



RECENT MMA-KING ARTICLES

Shane Carwin, Frank Mir Both Want To Fight Brock Lesnar Again

Georges St. Pierre Cleared By Doctors To Begin Training

Urijah Faber vs Francisco Rivera Added To UFC 181

Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta Reportedly Meet With GSP In Montreal

UFC Announcer Mike Goldberg Removed From Next NFL Assignment

Chan Sung Jung Set To Fulfill Mandatory Military Service, Out Two Years

Jake Shields To Make His WSOF Debut Against Ryan Ford Tonight

Pettis Brothers To Both Fight on UFC 181 Card

Dana White: Rory MacDonald To 'Absolutely' Get Next Shot at Welterweight Title

Khabib Nurmagomedov Looking To Return in February





MMA KING PROMOTIONS

Bet365 Referrer Code

Bovada Free Bet Bonus Code

Stan James Free £10 Bet Promotion

Where to Bet on UFC

Titan Bet Bonus Code

Bet365 Sports Bonus Code

Bet Money on UFC





MMA SPECIAL FEATURES

UFC Bonus History

UFC PPV History

MMA-King.com - Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved