Posts in category "American Fighter"

Rich Franklin, Nothing Will Stop Him

A lot of words have been dedicated to Rich Franklin lately.  He has been generous in sharing time and insight with Chicagonow.com readers.  His most recent performance against Chuck Liddell has revived interest from fans and earned him the tagline of  ’A True Warrior’.  The Former UFC  Champion approached his fight against Chuck Liddell with... Read more »

Rich Franklin Reveals Insight Into His Fight Against Chuck Liddell

Rich Franklin is fighting this Saturday against Chuck Liddell in UFC 115.  Franklin gave me some time Monday to catch up and share some thoughts about his fight this Saturday night. KO: When exactly were you offered this match up against Chuck Liddell for UFC 115?  RF:  While the The Ultimate Fighter was filming, I... Read more »

Rich Franklin Interview

Here is a quick interview I had with Rich Franklin.  He will be fighting Chuck Liddell on a PPV UFC Event June 12th.  The Former MIddleweight Champion shared a little insight into his training.   KO:  Give us one sample week of your training program when preparing for a fight. RF:  Four days a week... Read more »
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Rich Franklin Gives Tips to Southpaw MMA Fighters

Rich Franklins Shares Basic Southpaw Tips A Lefty’s Jab is Thrown Over the Top. “As a lefty I am always fighting a righty.  I run into the problem that my opponent’s lead foot is directly in front of my lead foot.  This places us in an open stance.  What I am trying to do is... Read more »

Rich Franklin's Fights June 12th, MMA Exercises

This is the ending position from the above movement.  Continue doing this movement in a smooth manner.  Avoid using your hands.  Switch directions once you get the hang of it.  This is an adapted four point base drill for the resist a ball.
Rich Franklin (25-5-0), the Former UFC Middleweight Champion is naturally eager to get back into the octagon at UFC 115 on June 12th. Franklin has presented a golden boy image for mixed martial arts since he first got in the UFC back in 2003 when he beat Evan Tanner by TKO.  Franklin has professionalized every... Read more »

Rich Franklin's MMA Exercises

Here is a continuation from Monday’s Blog.  Rich Franklin shares another exercise from his personal workout regiment. Franklin explains why he does the ball knee tuck with rotations as part of his MMA training. “The knee tuck and rotation mimics when I am laying on my back and someone is in my guard and I... Read more »
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Poor Floyd, Trumped Again!

Rich Franklin – UFC StarThis Saturday night is an exciting night for fight fans.  You have the UFC 103 being stacked up against Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s bout with Manuel “Pee-drinking”Marquez.   The HBO fight night is being picked as this year’s biggest boxing event.  With Mayweather Jr., an undefeated champion, taking on Marquez a worthy... Read more »

Rich Franklin, American Fighter Co-Owner Still Focused on the Fighting Game

Rich Franklin (25-4-0) once sat high in the UFC castle.  His thrown was admired by most and his reign was a good one.  Since the fighter lost twice to Anderson Silva, he no longer sits with a spot light.  Although no fighter wants to lose, I think losses like his can humbly recreate their character... Read more »