Record of opponents, results, weight, events, methodtime of victory and link to fight footage. Rich franklin, anderson silva, sean sherk, cheick kongo, kenny florian, jon. On october 14, 2006, the ultimate fighting championship held a mixed martial arts event known as ufc 64 unstoppable. Get the latest fight results and fight history and record for anderson silva on espn. Silva s colossal victory was an upset in the truest sense of the term, for it upended the balance of not only the middleweight division, but the surrounding welterweight 170 lb.
Combination clinton by anderson for franklin to come over the top of his elbows. This is anderson silva vs forrest griffin ufc 101 by fabricio sampaio on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Meanwhile silva 3410, 1nc has fought twice in 2019, losing a decision to israel adesanya in february and suffering a tko loss to jared cannonier in may. After impressing the organization in his first bout, silva has earned a shot at the twotime defending champion. So i thought it would be interesting to post the ufc careers of some of the more popular fighters in the ufc, to give some members of rmma a look at the evolution, rise, or downfall of the best the ufc has to offer. Get ufc fight results and career results information at fox sports. At ufc 64 on october 14, 2006, franklin lost his title on his return fight after being defeated by anderson silva. The greatest highlights of anderson silvas legendary ufc.
As of june 2014, franklin has been the vice president of asian mixed martial arts company one championship. Anderson silva was slated to face then longtime middleweight champion rich ace franklin for the 185pound title. Rich franklin anderson silva pits his brilliant muay thai skills against ufc middleweight champion rich franklin in a fight that could rock the mma world. Silva was known by hardcore fans, but not so much by the casuals.
Franklin and silva fought at ufc 64 where silva won. Rich franklin was next up for silva, and it was for the middleweight title. In just his second ufc fight, silva was given a shot at the middleweight title, taking on rich ace franklin at ufc 64 on oct. Unstoppable on october 14, 2006 in las vegas, nevada. Ufc 64 unstoppable pits anderson the spider silva vs rich ace franklin fight in mandalay bay events center, las vegas, nevada, united states on oct 14, 2006. In 2006, the ufc signed and began to promote former pride fighter anderson silva. His firstround knockout of franklin earned him his. Plus, ufc welterweights tyron woodley and undefeated kelvin gastelum face off in the comain event. Christopher james weidman born june 17, 1984 is an american professional mixed martial artist. Despite being retired for seven years, rich franklin says he would entertain a trilogy fight with former middleweight king anderson silva. There were few more obvious changing of the guard moments in mixed martial arts history than the night anderson silva won the ufc middleweight title from rich franklin franklin was starting to look like a potential longterm champion by the time he and silva stepped in the cage at the mandalay bay events center on oct. Anderson silva chris leben 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 ufc fight night 5 jun. The greatest highlights of anderson silvas legendary ufc career.
The majority of voters selected the ufc middleweight champion rich franklin. Anderson looks very pumped up and rich franklin looks very. Anderson silva s victory over rich franklin at ufc 64 was one of the most shocking beatdowns in mma history. Rich franklin bio, age, wife, ufc, record, net worth. Within the end of the round that by hand and dropped, he still hurt badly. He is a former ufc middleweight champion and holds the record for the longest title reign in ufc history at 2,457 days.
Silva fought franklin at ufc 64 on 14 october 2006, and. With rich franklin, anderson silva, sean sherk, kenny florian. Anderson silva was a betting underdog when he challenged rich franklin for the ufc middleweight title in october, 2006. Relive the fight that ultimately marked the beginning. Unstoppable 2006 starring rich franklin and anderson silva on dvd and bluray. Middleweight champ rich franklin is knocked out by anderson silva. Rich franklin would love a trilogy fight with anderson. Anderson the spider silva mma stats, pictures, news. Relive anderson silva s titlewinning effort over rich franklin ufc april 8, 2020 9.
Ufc middleweight champion anderson silvas top 5 mma. October 14, 2006 at the mandalay bay events center in las vegas, nevada. In 20, he earned worldwide prominence by becoming the first man to defeat anderson silva which he did twice inside the ufc to become the middleweight champion, which he held for two and a half years before losing it to luke rockhold. Onder meer mannen als rich franklin 2x, nate marquardt, demian maia. At ufc 67, on february 3, 2007, silva was scheduled to fight the ultimate fighter 4 winner travis lutter in what would be his first title defense since defeating rich franklin in october 2006. Anderson silva rich franklin 31 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 ufc 64. While the result of anderson silva versus rich franklin i is not surprising in hindsight, at the time it was one of the biggest upsets in ufc history.
Rich franklin vs anderson silva rich franklins nose. Franklin 297, 1nc hasnt fought since losing his final ufc fight in 2012 to cung le by first round knockout. Ufc middleweight champion anderson silva defends his title on july 6 at ufc 162 against challenger chris weidman. The card centered on a ufc middleweight championship defense by rich franklin against highly touted anderson silva.
Anderson silva speaks out over former muay thai coachs assault on an ex. This would be a different fight, so bargain body kick by anderson there. Rich franklin united states, which took place at ufc 64. Nick diaz and anderson silva return at ufc 183 for a main event showdown for the ages. Anderson silva by jizelle lazed on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Yet, the now one championship vice president says he still eyes one more fight, and that is a trilogy bout with anderson silva. The event took place at the mandalay bay events center, on the las vegas strip in nevada and was broadcast live on payperview in the united states and canada. Relive anderson silva finishing rich franklin to win ufc. Get the latest fight results and fight history and record for rich franklin on espn.
At ultimate fight night 5, he made his longawaited debut. Anderson silva official sherdog mixed martial arts stats, photos, videos, breaking news, and more for the middleweight fighter from brazil. Good answer by rich franklin franklin utilizing the knees. After a sevenmonth layoff due to a broken hand, rich franklin made his return against dangerous. Anderson silva pits his brilliant muay thai skills against ufc middleweight champion rich franklin in a fight that could rock the mma world. This started in 2006 and ended in 20 and included a ufc. Anderson silva defended his middleweight title against rich franklin in their rematch on 10202007 at ufc 77. Anderson silva takes out rich franklin at the latest ufc this weekend, a nice clip if you enjoy seeing people catching knees in the face. Richard jay rich franklin ii born october 5, 1974 is an american retired mixed martial artist who competed in ultimate fighting championship. Anderson silva rich franklin crushed, nose broken by robert rousseau, heading into ufc 64. Anderson silva vs rich franklin fight result ufc 64. It was the first lightweight championship bout since ufc 41 in 2003, when.
With kenny florian, rich franklin, sean sherk, anderson silva. Rich franklin would love to fight anderson silva again. Ufc 3 rich franklin x anderson silva ufc 64 unstoppable 2006. Franklin121 middleweight anderson silva challenges rich franklin ufc 64 duration.
A comprehensive list of every ufc main event starring. Best ufc knockouts the 50 best ufc knockouts of all time lights out. Silva, in only his second fight in the ufc, is the new ufc middleweight champion at 2. Diogenes assahida was silvas muay thai coach when silva won the ufc belt in 2006. Forrest griffin vs rich franklin fight result ufc 126. Silva is hoping to overcome a devastating leg injury, while diaz wants to get his name back in a title conversation. Vacant ufc lightweight championship kenny florian 155 vs. Anderson silva speaks out over former coachs assault on an ex. Anderson da silva is a brazilianamerican professional. On paper, this was going to be a showdown of epic proportions. But andersons dominance over him here and at ufc 77 made rich franklin have to jump up.
Grab it while you can, ufc is taking these down quick fast lately. Rich franklin full fight video from ufc 64 back in 2006. After having a record of 17 wins and 1 loss, franklin won the ufc. Franklin is currently ranked as a brown belt in brazilian jiujitsu. Nice right to the middle of rich franklin good boy tight clinch by anderson silva deceptively strong with that long lean body. Watch where his title reign began against thenchampion rich franklin at ufc 64. The card also featured a ufc lightweight championship bout between the ultimate fighter alumnus kenny florian and longtime ufc veteran sean sherk. Ufc 64 october 14, 2006 rich franklin was next up for silva, and it was for the middleweight title. Unstoppable was a mixed martial arts event held by the ultimate fighting championship on saturday, october 14, 2006. The most in depth stats for ufc mma fighter anderson silva.113 367 1344 800 66 494 656 1327 121 94 58 575 337 1048 1208 163 1143 1220 1415 740 1264 10 1396 764 894 1163 1440 651 816 686 212