Winner of Henderson vs. Franklin to be T.U.F. 9 coach
At a question and answer session for UFC "Fight Club" members on Tuesday, UFC President
Franklin and Henderson will meet at light heavyweight in the main event of UFC 93 on Jan. 17 in Dublin, Ireland to determine who will get the opportunity.
The new season of The Ultimate Fighter will feature lightweights and welterweights and film in Las Vegas beginning in January of 2009. The show will pit 16 U.S. fighters against 16 fighters from the U.K.
Henderson was originally rumored to be a lock for the coaching position, but an October story in Fighters Only magazine revealed that Franklin was in the running as well. Franklin served as a coach on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite
Bisping, a native of Liverpool, was the winner of the third season of the show and recently netted his biggest win to date, defeating