Archive: Evan tanner

Nov 23, 2013 11:32 am

Rich Franklin says his next fight will be his last

It’s been a little over a year since former UFC middleweight champion Rich “Ace” Franklin (29-7 MMA, 14-6 UFC) last saw action inside the octagon. Franklin’s last fight served as the headlining bout of the UFC’s debut in China and saw him pitted against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le. Unfortunately for “Ace,” Le was...

Sep 6, 2012 11:51 am

Potential Candidates for the UFC Hall of Fame

As the four year anniversary of Evan Tanner’s death approaches it got me to thinking why he’s not in the UFC Hall of Fame? I’m not about to get into an argument that there are others enshrined who are less worthy, my point is simply to state the case for Tanner as well as a...

Aug 6, 2012 7:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Firas Zahabi Talks To BJPenn.Com About FundAFighter

As a trainer to some of the top mixed martial artists in the world, Firas Zahabi has more than hands full most of the time. Add raising a family on top of that and it’s enough to make your head spin. Tri-Star gym is home of the UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, top welterweight...