LOL!?!?!? He was the Champ when Franklin kicked his ******* ass i know that.
Do you have any idea how long Tanner has been in the UFC!?!?
Ya i didnt know fighters lost they're Prime at the 8th fight
EVAN TANNER IS 35 YEARS OLD FRANKLIN IS 31!!! BIG ******* DEAL.
UFC 42: SUDDEN IMPACT (04/25/03): Tanner lost a light heavyweight fight to Rich Franklin by TKO, referee stoppage due to strikes, at 2:40 of the first round at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.
UFC 38: BRAWL AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL (07/13/02): Tanner defeated Chris Haseman by a unanimous decision in a light heavyweight bout at The Royal Albert Hall in London, England.
UFC 36: WORLDS COLLIDE (03/22/02): Tanner defeated Elvis Sinosic by TKO, doctor’s advice due to a cut, at 2:06 of the first round in a light heavyweight bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC 34: HIGH VOLTAGE (11/02/01): Tanner defeated Homer Moore by submission, arm bar, at 55 seconds of the second round in a lightweight bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC 30: THE BATTLE ON THE BOARDWALK (02/23/01): Tanner lost the main event UFC Middleweight Championship to Tito Ortiz by knockout from a slam at 32 seconds of the first round at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.
UFC 29: DEFENSE OF THE BELTS (12/16/00): Tanner made his return to the UFC successfully by defeating Lance Gibson in a middleweight bout, scoring a first round TKO at 4:48, referee stoppage from strikes from the mount, at Tokyo, Japan.
UFC 19: YOUNG GUNS (03/05/99): Tanner defeated Valeri Ignatov; referee stopped due to strikes, at 2:57 of the first round in a middleweight bout at Casino Magic in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
UFC 18: ROAD TO THE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE (01/08/99): Making his UFC debut, Tanner defeated wrestler Darrel Gholar by tapout (rear naked choke) at 7:57 in a middleweight bout at Pontchartrain