(R-L) Rich Franklin punches Wanderlei Silva during their UFC 147 catchweight bout at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond on June 23, 2012 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Battle of the legends
Rich Franklin lands a right hand to the face of Brazilian hero Wanderlei Silva in the main event of UFC 147 on Saturday night at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Franklin won the bout by unanimous decision.
Rich Franklin fires a punch at Wanderlei Silva during their UFC 147 190-pound catchweight bout. Franklin survived a furious onslaught of Silva punches late in the second round to come back and win the five-round fight.
Wanderlei Silva tries to get at Rich Franklin, and he was able to do so at times. Silva appeared to tire himself out trying to finish off Franklin in the second, as he wasn't the same fighter after that and would end up losing a unanimous decision.
Wanderlei Silva connects with Rich Franklin's face in one of his better moments of the night.
Rich Franklin pounds Wanderlei Silva's head into the canvas with a devastating blow late in the fight.
Ouch, that stings
Wanderlei Silva punches Rich Franklin in the face with a left hook that staggered the ex-champion, but he couldn't manage to finish him off, which would prove to be his eventual downfall.
Rich Franklin delivers a right jab to Wanderlei Silva in his five-round unanimous decision victory. With his loss, Silva drops to 34-12-1 with one no-contest.
Rich Franklin celebrates his unanimous decision win over Wanderlei Silva. Franklin improves to 29-6 with one no-contest.