Dana White confirms Franklin vs Couture fight for UFC 115; Ortiz will still face Chuck LiddellPosted on March 14, 2010, 05:32 AM by Anton Gurevich
UFC President Dana White dispelled the rumors regarding a possible fight between Chuck Liddell and Rich Franklin at Fight Night 22 on April 17th. Fighters Only Magazine reported earlier that the Ultimate Fighting Championship decided to counter-program Strikeforce's Nashville event with the entertaining Liddell vs Franklin headliner, but according to White, UFC "are doing Couture vs Franklin not Chuck".
Also, Dana White took the opportunity to clarify that "everything is okay" between him and the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz, meaning that the fight between "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell will go underway as planned at UFC 115 in Vancouver.
UFC's Vancouver event is still not officially announced, due to regulation problems that prevent from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to promote fights in the region. Nevertheless, The Ultimate Fighting Championship are preparing a very entertaining bouts for UFC 115.
UFC 115 90% Official Card:
Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz
Randy Couture vs. Rich Franklin
Wanderlei Silva vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Martin Kampmann vs. Paulo Thiago
Mirko Cro Cop vs. Pat Barry