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Anderson Silva vs. Rich Franklin II

Main Event | UFC Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

Anderson Silva defeats Rich Franklin via KO/TKO at 1:07 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Anderson "The Spider" Silva
Mmaweekly large Rich "Ace" Franklin

Silva
KO/TKO
Round 2

Anderson Silva Rich Franklin

"The Spider" "Ace"

21-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   24-2-0
Climbed to 22-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 24-3
-215 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +175 (Slight Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil   Fighting out of   Cincinnati, Ohio
32 years, 6 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   33 years, 1 day
184.5 lbs (83.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs)
6'2" (188cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
77.5" (197cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Team Nogueira   Gym   Team Extreme
UFC 77
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 77: Hostile Territory
  • Date: Saturday 10.20.2007
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: U.S. Bank Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 9 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Silva Total Disclosed Pay: $160,000
  • Franklin Total Disclosed Pay: $45,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Silva
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