Rich Franklin still unsure when he'll be able to squeeze out one more fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It remains to be seen when or if we'll see Rich Franklin fight again in the UFC.

The 39-year-old Franklin has been saying recently that he would like to fight one more time before retiring. He even met with UFC brass late last year to discuss his finale, but that meeting didn't lead to much.

"The conversation I had with the UFC back in December was inconclusive because of my business," Franklin told MMAFighting.com. "I have still yet to revisit the conversation with them."

Franklin recenty opened up an organic juice bar in Los Angeles called ZeLin, which has required his full attention.

"I keep telling myself if I could get my business running without my supervision," he said, "I'd shift my attention immediately to training full-time again."

Franklin added that the UFC didn't push him one way or the other when he met with them last year, and while he said he still doesn't know when he'll feel comfortable focusing less attention on his new business, he did say that his training "is becoming more regular."

Franklin (29-7, 1 NC) last fought in Nov. 2012 when he was knocked out in the first round by Cung Le. The former UFC middleweight champion is 5-5 in his last 10 fights.

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