• Team Extreme

Rich Franklin


From: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Born: May 10, 1974
Height: 185.4cm
Weight: 83.9kg

Rich “Ace” Franklin, born on October 5, 1974, is a renowned professional MMA fighter from Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Standing at 6’1″ and weighing 185 lbs, Franklin has significantly impacted the middleweight class. He is associated with Team Extreme.

Franklin has an impressive record, with a total of 29 wins in his career. Out of these victories, 20 were achieved by knockout or technical knockout, accounting for 69% of his wins. He has also won 5 matches by submission (17%) and 4 by decision (14%).

However, Franklin has also faced 7 losses in his career. Five of these losses were due to knockout or technical knockout, accounting for 71% of his losses, while 2 were by decision (29%). One match also resulted in no contest due to an accidental foot injury.

Some of the notable fighters Franklin has faced include Cung Le, Wanderlei Silva, Forrest Griffin, Chuck Liddell, Vitor Belfort, Dan Henderson, Matt Hamill, Travis Lutter, Anderson Silva, Yushin Okami, Jason MacDonald, Lyoto Machida, and Ken Shamrock, among others.

Despite the ups and downs of his career, Franklin’s skill, determination, and resilience have made him a respected figure in the world of MMA.

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This fighter profile was last checked and updated on: June 23, 2023