Rich Franklin will get a shot to avenge the second loss of his career against the best striker in the UFC middleweight class in Anderson Silva and a chance to capture the UFC middleweight title in the main event of UFC 77 dubbed as Hostile Territory.
The current MW champion and former Chute Boxe member is set to defend his UFC title on American soil in Franklinâ€™s home town of Cincinnati.
Eight other fights are on the UFC 77: Hostile Territory card:
Anderson Silva vs. Rich Franklin
Brandon Vera vs. Tim Sylvia
Stephan Bonnar vs. Eric Schafer
Alan Belcher vs. Kalib Starnes
Yushin Okami vs. Jason McDonald
Jason Black vs. Matt Grice
Jorge Gurgel vs. Alvin Robinson
Ryan Jensen vs. Demian Maia