UFC 147: Rich Franklin Gets Stuck In An Elevator With Wanderlei Silva And His Team

Despite the occasional heated stare-down, UFC competitors are usually fairly friendly with their opponents in the days before and after their fights. Even after some of the most brutal and bloody bouts, the competitors who just squared off are usually talking casually and joking with one another, as best seen on UFC President Dana White's video blogs.

Likewise, even though there isn't much in the way of bad blood between Rich Franklin and Wanderlei SIlva, who are headlining UFC 147 in Brazil tonight, it still made for an awkward and amusing moment when Franklin wandered into an elevator after yesterday's weigh-ins, only to find himself surrounded by Wandy and his rowdy crew. Check out the video of the encounter below:


Silva and his team were having fun at the expense of the official who got on the elevator before Franklin, so they were already in a jovial mood before the man they've been training to fight even strolled through the doors, completely unaware of what he was getting into.

More SBNation coverage of UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin


X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker