UFC Fighters React To Rich Franklin’s Retirement

September 29, 2015 6:48 am by BJPENN.COM News

On Monday, former UFC middleweight champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin decided to officially announce his retirement.

Franklin is a legend in the sport, known as the guy who went from being a high school match teacher to a UFC champion. The guy who earned his nickname, ‘Ace’, for his uncanny resemblance of actor Jim Carrey, went undefeated for the first 14 fights of his career. After his first loss, to Lyoto Machida in 2003, he went on an 8 fight win streak which included winning the UFC title and defending it twice.

The MMA world reacted with a ton of support for the former champ, check it out!

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