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Has anyone heard anything about Hermes Franca since his loss at UFC 103. Anyone that has seen Hermes fight before could tell something was very wrong and was wondering if anyone has any idea what was wrong and how he is doing now.

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Post #1   10/24/09 3:11:36PM   

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Besides obviously not performing well against Tyson Griffin, he also came in overweight.

Although, a big reason why he came in a little sloppy against Tyson was the fact that he tore his ACL in late January. UFC 103 was on September 19th, and he tore his ACL (as reported by news) on January 27th. And as most people know, eight months is definitely not enough adequate time to recover from a torn ACL, or at least recover close to peak condition.

Im not too sure on Franca's salary, but considering his age and performance (not to mention the division he fights in) he might have already been considered to be somewhat expendable.


Edit: Franca - Torn ACL link

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Post #2   10/24/09 4:01:17PM   

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Yeah, he didnt make weight for his last fight, and he looked very out of shape compared to how he has looked before. The torn acl was probably a big factor in all this. But im not taking anything from Tyson's win....

Post #3   10/24/09 5:57:45PM