The Ultimate Fighting Championships has made it official, Cung Le will return to the cage after his brawl with Wanderlei Silva to face former middleweight champion Rich “Ace” Franklin at UFC 148 “Cruz vs. Faber 3″ on July 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Cung came out strong against Wanderlei Silva before falling to punches in knees by the Axe Murderer at UFC 139. The fight was awarded the “Fight of the Night” bonus.
Ace is also looking for a strong showing after losing the decision to Forrest Griffin at UFC 126. Franklin has been recovering from shoulder surgery late last year and will have been out of action for a year and a half when he fights Cung Lee later this summer.
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