UFC 103 | The Phenom Returns to Face AceCategory: MMA
UFC 103: Franklin vs Belfort is a mixed-martial arts (MMA) event being promoted by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organization.
The show is scheduled for September 19, 2009 (September 20, Sunday here in the Philippines) at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, USA.
The main event will feature Rich “Ace” Franklin against Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. Franklin is a former UFC Middleweight champion while Belfort is a former UFC Light Heavyweight champion and current Cage Rage Light Heavyweight champion. Franklin and Belfort will meet at a catchweight of 195 lbs.
The co-main event will feature a non-title heavyweight bout between Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipović and Junior dos Santos. Cro Cop is a professional Croatian Heavyweight kickboxer who recently signed a three fight contract with the UFC after some controversies after his last fight with Mustapha Al-turk at UFC 99. Dos Santos is the current Brazilian heavyweight kickboxing champion with a record of 18-0. He also holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Other cards for the event are as follows:
Main Cards (to be shown on TV)
Martin Kampmann vs Paul Daley
Josh Koscheck vs Frank Trigg
Tyson Griffin vs Hermes Franca
Preliminary Cards (not to be shown on TV)
Efrain Escudero vs Cole Miller
Drew McFedries vs Tomasz Drwal
Jim Miller vs Steve Lopez
Rafaello Oliveira vs Nik Lentz
Rick Story vs Brian Foster
Eliot Marshall vs Jason Brilz
Vladimir Matyushenko vs Igor Pokrajac
Rob Emerson vs Rafael dos Anjos
Vitor Belfort defeated Rich Franklin by TKO in the 1st Round
Junior Dos Santos defeated Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic by TKO in the 3rd Round
Paul Daley defeated Martin Kampmann by TKO in the 1st Round
Josh Koscheck defeated Frank Trigg by TKO in the 1st Round
Tyson Griffin defeated Hermes Franco by TKO in the 2nd Round
Where do I watch UFC 103 in live streaming online for free?
If you have the money, you can watch it LIVE via pay-per-view on Saturday, September 19, 2009 through Yahoo! Sports or at the UFC 103 web site. Charge starts at $44.95. The event will start at 7pm PT / 10pm ET.
Balls Channel will be broadcasting UFC 103 LIVE on Sunday, September 20 at 10:00 AM. Studio 23 will have a REPLAY at 10:30 PM. But our Sky Cable here don’t have that channel so I looked for sites that offer free UFC 103 live online streaming.
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