Podcast promoting upcoming UFC ON FUEL TV 6 bout received more than 1.7-million downloads.
LOS ANGELES, CA – FUEL TV announces the release of its latest original special, IN FOCUS: FRANKLIN VS. LE, promoting the upcoming UFC ON FUEL TV 6 main card fight this weekend. The feature is available to viewers on FUEL TV’s website and YouTube channels: http://youtu.be/yhMTCRWlzfE. The show, which premiered a week ago exclusively on iTunes Podcasts, has recorded more than 1.7-million downloads and was ranked number one in sports and number nine in overall video podcasts this week.
IN FOCUS: FRANKLIN VS. LE follows UFC ON FUEL TV 6 main-event headliners former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin and dynamic striking wizard and former Strikeforce Champion Cung Le, as they prepare to square off in the UFC's historic first-ever event in China.
The 22-minute original feature goes deep into Rich Franklin’s training in his hometown and gets insight from his conditioning coach Mike Ferguson. Franklin talks about how he is preparing for this fight and what it will take to get a victory. The show then catches up with Cung Le who explains his mixed martial arts background and training routines. His wife and camp manager Suzanne Le and conditioning coach Eric Fleishman also discuss Le’s background and efforts going into preparing for this fight.
IN FOCUS: FRANKLIN VS. LE is the second special produced by FUEL TV promoting the network’s UFC fights. The first, IN FOCUS: FUEL TV 5 STRUVE VS. MIOCIC, received 1.6-million downloads from the iTunes Podcasts in the first week and more than 2-million total.
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