UFC officials made the announcement that UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le is now set, as the promotion will invade China for the first time. The card takes place November 10 in Macau, China.
Rich Franklin, a former UFC champion, will meet Cung Le, an ex-Strikeforce champ, in the main event. Franklin (29-6) and Le (8-2) were expected to collide earlier this year, but "Ace" opted into a bout with Wanderlei Silva instead.
Also made official for the card are matches between Dong Hyun Kim (15-2-1) and Paulo Thiago (14-4); Stanislav Nedkov (12-0) and Thiago Silva (14-3); and Tiequan Zhang (15-3) and Jon Tuck (6-0).
The main card will air on Fuel TV, with the prelims to stream via Facebook. The event takes place in the CotaiArena in Macau.
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