Time for Franklin to walk away

Originally Published: November 12, 2012
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

If you're Rich Franklin, what are you thinking this morning?

"Losses have followed wins in eight fights since 2009."

"No one is operating under the illusion that at the age of 38, I'm a viable contender anymore." "My brain was just scrambled -- again -- this time by a 40-year-old foe."

"I've done this cage-fighting thing since 1999, and been very good most of the way."

"I've held a UFC championship belt, and earned a deserved reputation for professionalism."

Really, ...

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