UC Alum Rich Franklin Headlines UFC 115 Tonight In Vancouver

Rich Franklin
Athletics News |

June 12, 2010


University of Cincinnati alum and former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin will headline UFC 115 Saturday against former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell. The event is scheduled to take place in Vancouver at General Motors Place and begin at 10 p.m. ET.

UFC 115 can be seen live on pay per view or at a number of Cincinnati-area bars and restaurants. See below for a complete list.

  • For information on how to watch UFC 115, click HERE.
  • For a list of Tri-State Area establishments showing the event live, click HERE.

The 6-1, 195 pound Franklin pits his 27-5-0 record against Liddell (6-2, 205) who is 21-7-0.

Once regarded as the best middleweight MMA fighter in the world, Franklin, A&S '97, MEd '01, is among the elite superstars in the rapidly growing sport.

Franklin left behind the classroom at Oak Hills High School for the octagon, where fighters use a combination of techniques from wrestling, kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He helped found the "Keep It in the Ring Foundation" to advocate non-violence and build character in youth.