UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

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Which pair will win?

Franklin and Maynard
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60%
Franklin and Guida
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15%
Le and Maynard
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21%
Le and Guida
2
4%
 
Total votes : 47

UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby Andrew818 » Mar 18. 2012, 18:43

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Two compelling matchups will get the Summer of 2012 off to a rousing start as the June 22nd UFC on FX event will see a five round lightweight main event battle between Clay Guida and Gray Maynard, and UFC 148 on July 7th will feature a middleweight showdown between former champion Rich Franklin and striking standout Cung Le. Both bouts have been verbally agreed to, and more information on both cards will be announced shortly.

http://www.ufc.com/news/Guida-Maynard-Franklin-Le-Bouts

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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby traeblack » Mar 18. 2012, 18:46

Franklin takes him down and goes for the GnP/submission.
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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby ThaRealDeal_209 » Mar 18. 2012, 18:58

ready to see Le get a win!
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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby Rex Fortune » Mar 18. 2012, 18:59

I want to see Rich get a couple of wins then I think he may retire.
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Postby REAGANSMASH! » Mar 18. 2012, 19:06

rich is one of those fighters that i never want to see lose no matter who he's facing.
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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby ThaRealDeal_209 » Mar 18. 2012, 19:12

also maynard and guida will be a great fight, i think maynard will outstrike and outpower him though.

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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby esofty8 » Mar 18. 2012, 19:26

This is a horrible stylistic matchup for Guida. The only way Guida has a chance is if he can get Maynard tiered, and Maynard is coming off of a 4 and 5 round fight with Frankie so I dont see that happening
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Postby Rex Fortune » Mar 18. 2012, 19:30

I see Franklin out grappling Le and Maynard outstriking Guida.
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Postby axelstoner » Mar 18. 2012, 19:42

both decent fights!
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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby traeblack » Mar 18. 2012, 19:50

RobDeighnam wrote:I see Franklin out grappling Le and Maynard outstriking Guida.


Sadly, its not that hard to outstrike Guida lol

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Postby Chris D » Mar 18. 2012, 20:07

Im going maynard and franklin both likely by decision
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Postby KackalackKid » Mar 18. 2012, 21:52

Rich is too much for Le, but cant wait to watch!!
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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby Master_Riri » Mar 18. 2012, 22:03

I know for sure Maynard's gonna win, but there's a small chance for an upset in the Le-Franklin fight. Le is an unpredictable striker, I wouldn't be surprised if he knocked Franklin in the early moments of the fight if he decides to be aggressive. With that said, I still think Franklin's supposed to win this.
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Re: UFC announces Franklin's return to MW Vs. Le & Maynard-Guida

Postby SakuEar » Mar 18. 2012, 23:30

i have franklin and maynard. maynard is a terrible stylistic matchup for guida, but i see it being a good fight. maynards wrestling is much better than guida's, and i just see this ending up as a striking bar fight like brawl. i dont think guida can finish maynard. the cung le vs franklin matchup is interesting, i have franklin because i think he is more well rounded, and can take the fight where he wants, but if he stands with le, he might get finished by TKO. interesting matchups though.

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