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  • Glory fighter Tyrone Spong undergoes successful surgery

    Elias Cepeda at Cagewriter18 hrs ago

    Tyrone Spong broke his leg last week in Istanbul in the finals of the Glory 15 light heavyweight tournamentwhen Gokhan Saki checked a leg kick from Spong. Simlar to how former middleweight champion Anderson Silva got hurt last year when Chris Weidman checked a leg kick from "The Silva," Spong's leg snapped on contact and fell to the ground.

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  • Rich Franklin - I believe I can beat Anderson Silva

    Elias Cepeda at Cagewriter1 day ago

    Rich Franklin may have just been called out on Twitter by MMA's favorite felon - Chael Sonnen - but that isn't who "Ace" was talking about in a recent interview. The former high school match teacher has already lost badly to Anderson Silva twice but a true champion never gives up.

    That's why, though he says he doesn't hold a grudge for the Brazilian who took the UFC middleweight title away from him in 2006, Franklin says he'd not only welcome a third crack at the injured "Spider" but is also confident he would beat him.

    “Would I fight Anderson a third time? Absolutely," Franklin said during a interview on Submission Radio (audio below. Franklin comes on at about the 1:25 hour mark.)

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