Matchup: Anderson Silva (19-4-0) vs. Rich Franklin (24-2-0)
Date: October 20, 2007
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Recap: Rich Franklin got his chance to win back the UFC® Middleweight title against the man who beat him, UFC® Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. Silva had to travel into Franklin's backyard for his second title defense in a fight that Franklin promised wouldn¿t be like the last time. However it was.
Outcome: Silva by TKO, Round 2