The following is an excerpt from an article provided courtesy of MMAJunkie.com:
Rich Franklin had to pull out of a UFC 82 fight with Travis Lutter and will be sidelined until approximately June because of a torn meniscus he suffered in his right knee.
Franklin’s camp alerted MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) of the injury earlier today.
In the past 24 hours, Franklin’s fight manager, Monte Cox, alerted UFC officials of the injury, which was identified by a recent MRI exam.
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