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Luke Rockhold (born October 17, 1984 in Santa Cruz, California) is an American mixed martial artist. He is the current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion.

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Is GSP a joke? Luke Rockhold thinks so – and after Saturday's headliner, he expects to replace him at More…
Michael Bisping takes Luke Rockhold's UFC Middleweight title, and serving him a large slice of humble pie at the sa…
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If Dan Henderson & Luke Rockhold could get their hands on Michael Bisping just one more time!!
I didn't see it, but I heard that Luke Rockhold on Millionaire Matchmaker was all kinds of legendary
Luke Rockhold's impressive Triangle Kimura finishes Tim Boetsch. Gets better everytime I re-watch.
Luke Rockhold's slick reversal of Tim Boetsch -
[Thread:] Luke Rockhold's slick reversal of Tim Boetsch on /r/MMA
Gegard Mousasi likes either Anderson Silva or Luke Rockhold for his next fight as long as his next win guarantees him a 185l…
What an upgrade from Wilmer .. Demi's dating Luke Rockhold 😍 ***
So Demi and Luke Rockhold are now dating?
PDA alert! Demi Lovato holds hands with new beau Luke Rockhold at UFC 205 fight in NYC.
Demi Lovato with Luke Rockhold out in New York City, NY! (November 12th)
Does Demi Lovato have a new man in her life?
Demi Lovato and Luke Rockhold at UFC205 (Madison Square Gardens) in New York - November 12th
Luke Rockhold ain't even fighting tonight but he's dating and there with Demi Lovato so he's the real winner
Demi Lovato made it official with new beau Luke Rockhold this weekend! Here are 5 facts to know about him:
Demi Lovato and UFC fighter Luke Rockhold step out hand-in-hand for a NYC date night:
Demi Lovato and UFC fighter Luke Rockhold hold hands in first public appearance together. Do you ship it?😍💕
How is it that Luke Rockhold managed to look more of a *** alongside Demi Levato? I dunno.
Luke Rockhold & Demi Levato are 2 good looking people. Christ.
What is your Mine is either Jon Jones/Luke Rockhold or Cody Garbrandt/Conor McGregor.
Beats Anderson Silva, KO's Luke Rockhold to win the UFC MW title and avenges loss to Dan Henderson defending the title.
Bad news, needs a new main event after Luke Rockhold suffered an injury
UFC Melbourne: Robert Whittaker Jake Matthews and Daniel Kelly to join Luke Rockhold on card | Fox Sports
At Melbourne Park with Luke Rockhold and Tom Wright to promote A bunch of fights will be announced this Thur…
The only Anderson I like is Silva. The only Luke I like is Rockhold. They should be a tag team in WWE. G&A go back to Japan.
I liked a video from Luke Rockhold Went Off on Michael Bisping in a NSFW Tirade at the UFC
Today is the day! Join us tonight for the first annual Luke Rockhold Invitational Pairings…
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whew how did that 4th round of the Luke rockhold fight go to the end stop it please stop
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It's flippin Luke Rockhold!!! Met him at the Metro PCS booth today! Such a badass! Team AKA all…
I met Luke Rockhold and all I could do was smile like an *** 😭❤️
Conor McGregor, Holly Holm, Luke Rockhold lead new era of UFC champions
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Guys like and Luke Rockhold now have to wait longer for their deserved shots. So what's next for them? A rematch? Bullcrap.
The things I would do to Luke Rockhold. Lord
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Respect to you deserve high profile fights. Chris Weidman or Luke Rockhold would be good matchups.
You sure about that?You ever seen luke Rockhold pet a tiger?
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Dana White on FS1: "We're gonna do Dan Henderson versus Michael Bisping." --- No immediate rematch for Santa Cruz's Luke Rockhold, it sounds
Meisha looks like Luke Rockhold right now.
Nunes for me,Tate got some Luke Rockhold overconfidence
Nah. Tell that to Luke Rockhold who postured up on Weidman or Nate Diaz who did it to McGregor.
Former UFC champ Luke Rockhold is the latest fighter to say ... a big percentage of his colleagues secretly use...
Luke Rockhold is 10 feet to my left, yelling an endless stream of advice to training partner Cormier.
Luke Rockhold thinking he slick tryna sneak into the HW division and grab. A belt
Cain doing some Luke Rockhold heel kicks!
it's more Luke Rockhold than Browne for sure
Entrance was better when Luke Rockhold did it
I see you Travis Browne using the Karate Kid song 'You're the best around' but Luke Rockhold did it first and did it better.
*** Jon Snow tuned up Ramsey like Luke Rockhold beating on Chris Weidman
Michael Bisping KO's Luke Rockhold in the 1st Round and Is the new Middleweight Champion of the World
Michael Bisping stuns Luke Rockhold to become Britain's first UFC champion via
I'm no Bisping fan but I'm so happy Luke Rockhold lost. After saying he was better than Anderson ever was the Jordan Cry face was inevitable
Michael Bisping fought Luke Rockhold on just 17 days notice.
IT'S OVER! Michael Bisping defeats Luke Rockhold in 1st round to become UFC Middleweight Champion of the world.
When you find out everyone trains at AKA where I met Cain Velazquez. I couldve met Luke Rockhold and Daniel Cormier.
Luke Rockhold thinks fight with Michael Bisping is a harder than with Chris Weidman
‘Jacare’ Souza says doctor told him he would lose his leg if he took title fight with Luke Rockhold
RJ Clifford and Steve Cofield breaking down Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping at UFC 199 by S... via
Does Michael Bisping have a chance at against Luke Rockhold? & break it down...
Uriah Hall had a full camp of preparation for Anderson Silva. Slightly different than Luke Rockhold.
I liked a video from Michael Bisping vs Luke Rockhold at UFC 199; Uriah Hall wanted
Uriah Hall's response to Luke Rockhold defending his belt...
Luke Rockhold believes American Kickboxing Academy is unfairly criticized over injuries via
Demetrious Johnson, Jon Jones, Luke Rockhold, Dominick Cruz and Rafael Dos Anjos are the best fighters in the world.
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Luke Rockhold talks his rematch with Chris Weidman, fighting Anderson Silva and Jon Jones..
WATCH: Does boxing star George Groves hit as hard as middleweight champ Luke Rockhold?
This is why Luke Rockhold wants to rematch Vitor Belfort. Look at this insane spinning head kick ko by Vitor.
MARTIN DOMIN: Luke Rockhold would relish the chance to defend his UFC middleweight title against British fighter Micha…
Gegard Mousasi accuses Lyoto MacHida of greasing, being on gear, says Luke Rockhold agrees
Luke Rockhold will make his first title defense in a rematch with Chris Weidman at UFC 199. (via
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Luke Rockhold sounds like he really wants to beat up Anderson 'The Spider' Silva... UFC
Watch: Luke Rockhold says Andy Silva has got to go prove himself but he would beat him up
Luke Rockhold "very interested" in potential showdown with Anderson Silva.
Luke Rockhold: 'It would be an honor to beat up' Anderson Silva
Luke Rockhold 'very interested' in potential showdown with Anderson Silva
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Tim Kennedy and Luke Rockhold both suffered ko losses in the past to potential PED users. Why so difficult to move forward?
ICYDK - Luke Rockhold has wins over Weidman, Machida, Bisping, Jacare, Tim Kennedy, Boetsch, and Philippou. Thats a crazy list.
Chris Weidman wants immediate rematch with Luke Rockhold
Luke Rockhold eyes return at UFC 200: 'Who wants to be on 199?' - Bloody Elbow
Check out the MMA Roasted Podcast w/ Luke Rockhold, Mary Carey, Renato, Mitch Clarke, Dan Swift, and Bubba Jenkins
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Tomorrow we have Renato Laranja, Luke Rockhold, Mary Carey, The Greg Wilson, Dan Swift, Bubba and Mitch Clarke on the Podca…
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Max Holloway, Gunnar Nelson, Yoel Romero, Luke Rockhold and McGregor is my picks.
However, will be routing for Gunna Nelson and Luke Rockhold
Main card picks for Dollaway, Nelson, Yoel Romero,Luke Rockhold featherweight champion of the world Jose Aldo
Jose Aldo, Luke Rockhold, Jacare Souza, Gunnar Nelson, Max Holloway, those are your Boomtruck guaranteed winners for tonight.
First Chris Wiedman vs Luke Rockhold, then its going ti be the fight of the year, Jose Aldo vs Connor Mcgregor!
Luke Rockhold with an INTENSE face off with Chris Weidman just a few days out from
So Chris Weidman is a Donald Trump supporter... More reason to hope Luke Rockhold whoops his ***
UFC 194: Luke Rockhold on hunting down and exposing "slow" Chris Weidman
Chris Weidman and the team studying fight tape of Luke Rockhold.
deffo think if Weidman wins against Luke Rockhold he'll move upto 205 as he'll have cleaned up division
Photo: UFC middleweight title challenger Luke Rockhold hanging out with Taylor Swift
Is this because Weidman knows he is going to Lose? via
Luke Rockhold won't fight Daniel Cormier.only challenge for title if DC retires or isn't champion anymore...
Luke "Conor McGregor once spoke to me" Rockhold. got to maximize your marketing penetration to fans & sponsors alike.
result of Urijah Faber vs Tj and result of you vs Luke Rockhold?
Undefeated all american wrestler with crazy KO power vs Luke Rockhold. Whos tryin 2 throw money⬇ agrees too
Rousey is also sleeping with Luke Rockhold.
VIDEO: MMA fighter Luke Rockhold tests durability of new iPhone by kicking & squeezing them http…
Luke Rockhold says ‘Lyoto MacHida has to be worried about every aspect of his game’
Luke Rockhold looking good, and not beyond, Lyoto ...
Adam Hunter of w/ guests as they welcome fighters Ben Askren & Luke Rockhold to the show.
Check out the latest MMA Roasted Podcast w/ Luke Rockhold, Ben Askren and the Invicta Press Conference
Listening to 'Ben Askren, Luke Rockhold & the Invicta Press Conference Part 2'
Luke Rockhold vs. Vitor Belfort up next, no spoilers, please.
Wow. Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor, Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold and now Jacare Souza vs Yoel Romero? Shaping up as the card…
"There's another title on the line at Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold!
Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold co-headlines UFC 194 for the UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman to defend middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194
Vitor Belfort wants Chris Weidman-Luke Rockhold winner after November bout with Dan Henderson
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Man UFC 194 is going to be stacked. Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor is the main event and Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold is co-m…
BREAKING: Chris Weidman will defend his UFC Middleweight Championship against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 on Dec 12.
Luke Rockhold just can't seem to get over his highlight reel loss to Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort, constantly...
Vitor Belfort taunts Luke Rockhold: 'I think that spinning kick got to his head'
Luke Rockhold: Fabricio Werdum 'fights like a coward' - Luke Rockhold was on hand for the UFC 188's media day and ...
Dana White says Luke Rockhold will get next shot at Chris Weidman. Date for the fight has not been determined
Tim Kennedy: Lyoto MacHida Call Out, Return, why Luke Rockhold is "a Bad Fight" for Chris Weidman
"Bisping has only lost to world class competition, guys like Luke Rockhold. Guys like Tim Kennedy"
Luke Rockhold hanging around near press row, taking pics with fans.
UFC on FOX 15 results, recap, and wrap-up: Luke Rockhold is the next big thing at middleweight
Rumor has it that Luke Rockhold tried to rape Elizabeth Shue at a Country Club dinner before this fight.
I'm so pumped for rockhold machida . Could be slow but Luke has the skill and range to crowd Lyoto like Weidman did.
UFC on FX 8's Luke Rockhold: Beating [Belfort] in Brazil is Just a Bonus
On looking for a girl that Chris Weidman is familiar with:. Ariel Helwani: his wife?. Luke Rockhold: no..the belt... . LOL.
Watched Patty Stanglers show..the episode wth Luke Rockhold way to turn us off the douce...i mean the dude!
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Great interview with on Much respect to Luke! GL vs Machida!
Lyoto MacHida vs Luke Rockhold ... who ya got!?
Luke Rockhold on Tinder: "This is not Christian Mingle, this is not Farmers Only."
Luke Rockhold: 'There's nothing I love more than fighting, this is my girlfriend'
Rockhold: 'I'm gonna dominate this fight harder than I dominated Millionaire Matchmaker.'
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Pretty amazing factoid via Rockhold: he's never been blood tested for a fight (let alone randomly tested). 15 bouts. http…
Luke Rockhold really says he wants "a clean sport, like baseball." re PED use in MMA. Uh okay?
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looks/sounds like Luke's struggling with a nasty case of MAN-FLU!! 😤
Homeboy needs some chicken noodle soup and some tea. Get well soon, man.
VIDEO: talks love life, drug testing, Lyoto MacHida, title shots, & more in a 36-min sitdown --
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Luke Rockhold encapsulates that dynamic. Feels he knows who's on PED and who isn't but won't give names.
great interview, luke's a cool guy!. Luke Rockhold talks love life, drug testing in MMA.. via
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...but Vitor would be willing to fight Jacare, Yoel Romero, Luke Rockhold, or Mark Munoz
Luke Rockhold set to face Lyoto MacHida as the main event at UFC On FOX in Newark, New Jersey April…
He also trains everyday with Cain Velazquez and Luke Rockhold
With the help of their good friend and dedicated student, Cm Punk, Ryron and Rener analyze the One-handed Guillotine choke that Luke Rockhold used to submit ...
Former WWE champion Cm Punk joined Ryron and Rener Gracie to break down Luke Rockhold's one handed guillotine that he sunk in to defeat Michael Bisping at UFC F
Vitor Belfort competed 3x in 2013. He Knocked out Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold, & Dan Henderson. all by Head Kick h…
Luke Rockhold makes short work of Michael Bisping in Australia
We've got Luke Rockhold main eventing, a 300 pound Samoan, Iaquinta is representing for Serra-Longo... this is gonna be epic
conf. call with Luke Rockhold, Michael Bisping and Tom Wright is underway now.
If you me today, I will pick someone to win a fight card signed by Ronda Rousey, Freddie Roach & Luke Rockhold.
Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping bicker on camera: UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold…
Michael Bisping opens as 2-1 underdog against Luke Rockhold! The fight is scheduled for November 8th at UFC Fight...
News: Michael Bisping opens as big underdog against Luke Rockhold.
Lyoto MacHida vs. Luke Rockhold possible for later this year | FOX Sports (via
This would be fun ... Lyoto MacHida vs. Luke Rockhold (Santa Cruz) discussions are under way ... ...
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Lyoto MacHida vs. Luke Rockhold discussions are under way |
Report: Lyoto MacHida vs. Luke Rockhold possible for November showdown in Brazil: They've certainly been yappi...
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Luke Rockhold wants to avenge his loss to Vitor Belfort, saying "I've beaten everybody else".
Luke Rockhold only wants Vitor Belfort to rematch title fight
Luke Rockhold says he either wants a rematch with Vitor Belfort Fan Page or a Title Shot next. Says it only...
Luke Rockhold has said that he's only interested in fighting Chris Weidman or Vitor Belfort .. . I get what...
Jaco will be at the Fan Expo this July 5-6 with top fighters such as Rashad Evans, CB Dolloway, Luke Rockhold, Gray Maynard & more!
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight, where he expressed his ongoing interest in a rematch against Vitor Belfort.
Luke Rockhold on ufc tonight said he really wants Vitor Belfort whit Jacare having another fight and him being...
Luke Rockhold: I don’t want to wait that long, I want Vitor Belfort (Video)
Had an awesome class tonight at Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! We did some solid drilling and then covered some mount escapes with a bonus look at the inverted triangle that Luke Rockhold used to win at the UFC last weekend. Great work tonight everyone and congrats to Madison Noel, Liz, and Austin Adkins for being the Students of the Night! Thank you for your hard work and dedication. After the class I put myself through a 30 min training gauntlet. Thanks to Nick Foust, Dominique Noel, Zach Coffee, Robbie Walsh, & Seth Smith for pushing me hard. It's work season everyone, let's stay focused and get better everyday! Dylan Nguyen, Chris Foust, Daniel Gonzales, Daniel Ri, Robert Bebout, Jonathan Morales, Mark H Beecher III
Yes I did. It was a great fight card with excellent performances from Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson, and Luke Rockhold
[VIDEO] Hear from Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson, Luke Rockhold and more at the UFC 172 Post-Fight Press Conference.
My pics tonight for are Luke Rockhold, Phil Davis, and Glover Teixeira
Here is your chance to win two free passes to our event on June 21. All you have to do is pick the winner for tonight's UFC pay-per-view fights. As always, for the tiebreaker tell us how the main event will end and in what round. Main Bouts (on Pay-Per-View) Jon Jones (19-1) vs. Glover Teixeira (22-2) Phil Davis (12-1, 1 NC) vs. Anthony Johnson (16-4) Luke Rockhold (11-2) vs. Tim Boetsch (17-6) Jim Miller (23-4, 1 NC) vs. Yancy Medeiros (10-1) Max Holloway (8-3) vs. Andre Fili (13-1)
Luke Rockhold details his first time sparring with Daniel Cormier: Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Lu...
Luke Rockhold's dominant win over Costas Philippou not enough to earn Vitor Belfort rematch ... yet Luke Rockhold did what he said he was going to do. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion stopped Constantinos Philippou in the main event of UFC Fight Night 35, dropping the hard-hitting Cypriot in the very first round of their FOX Sports 1 headliner, which took place on Wednesday night (Jan. 15, 2014) inside Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia. See how it all went down in our "Rockhold vs. Philippou" results and live play-by-play thread by clicking here. Following the liver kick heard 'round the "Peach State," Rockhold told cageside commentator Jon Anik that he was still pining for a Vitor Belfort rematch, in an attempt to erase the painful memory of going beddy-bye in Brazil last year by way of "Phenom"-enal head kick. And he even managed to sneak in a testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) barb in the process. The good news is, the win over Philippou puts him back into the mix at 185 pound ...
During the UFC Fight Night Post fight interview with Jon Anik, Luke Rockhold stated he would like a Rematch with Vitor Belfort, and he will go through any one to get it, Including Michael Bisping. - KingOfTheCage
UFC Fight Night 35 will take place tonight and UFC play by play announcer Jon Anik previews tonights main event bout between Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou in the video below.
UFC commentator Jon Anik breaks down the stylistic and psychological aspects of Wednesday's main event between Luke Rockhold and Costas Philippou. VIDEO:
You'd think fans would recognize that after defeating Anderson Silva not once but twice, Chris Weidman is something special. But nope, there's a lot of "Vitor's coming for the belt." You're all going to learn (slowly apparently) that Chris isn't Luke Rockhold. He isn't Michael Bisping. He's also not a 40-year-old Dan Henderson. Vitor is and always has been a frontrunner, and if he can't get rid of Chris quickly (and he won't), Chris will impose his will and submit Vitor by round number three.
Vitor Belfort, Lyoto MacHida, Jacare Souza, Gegard Mousasi, Michael Bisping, Tim Kennedy, Luke Rockhold, Francis Carmont. Man does Weidman have his work cut out for him over his next few years!
This is why I like UFC "Vitor Belfort lands spectacular spinning back heel on Luke Rockhold.
Vitor Belfort lands a spectacular spinning back heel on Luke Rockhold at UFC on FX 8.
Mighty Mouse v Benavidez 2 announced for TUF Finale on 11/30. Luke Rockhold injured, CB Dollaway steps in v Tim Boetsch now set
Luke Rockhold says he is looking for the KO or Sub in his next fight against Tim Boetsch |
Luke Rockhold on his fight with Tim Boetsch, " I want to make a Statement"
After each live event, the UFC polls various members of the media to update its rankings in each weight division as well as the pound for pound rankings. With only a couple meaningful bouts at last week UFC on FOX Sports 1: Bader vs. Teixeira event the middleweight division is where we saw the most movement. Middleweight Champion: Chris Weidman 1 Anderson Silva 2 Vitor Belfort 3 Ronaldo Souza +2 4 Michael Bisping 5 Mark Munoz +1 6 Yushin Okami -3 7 Costa Philippou 8 Luke Rockhold 9 Chael Sonnen 10 Tim Boetsch With his second impressive win since joining the UFC ranks, Ronaldo Souza has quickly moved up the middleweight ranks, landing in third after impressively stopping Yushin Okami whom previously held the same spot.   10% Off
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[VIDEO] Which Non-MMA Fighters Would be the Best Fighters?: Urijah Faber, Josh Thomson and Luke Rockhold explain….
Hey Chael, when you drop back down to 185 would you consider knocking the silver spoon out of Luke Rockhold's mouth?
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Luke Rockhold is fighting Tim Boetsch at so who is Mark Munoz fighting?
how can you complain about 166's card. Jds cain 3, diego vs gilbert, DC vs roy, Luke rockhold vs Boetch
Luke Rockhold wants to fight against Michael Bisping after 166, in October, Texas
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I dunno he's been done for roids before, but look at him vs Anderson Silva then him against Luke rockhold
UFC 166: Luke Rockhold VS Tim Boetsch - report by . Do you like this fight?
Vitor Belfort headkicked and KO-ed top level guys in Micheal Bisping & Luke Rockhold mind you and he's getting Tim Kennedy next? What a joke
And Luke Rockhold but for very different reasons lol
I don't blame Vitor for turning down the Tim Kennedy fight. He just beat Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping and that fight was a step down.
Luke Rockhold wants a fight with Alan Belcher.
Vitor Belfort says 'earned' next UFC middleweight title shot through hard work, 'shocking' main event performances In case you didn't know, Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen have something in common. Their previous two losses have come to arguably the top two pound-for-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters in the world in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Middleweight champion Anderson Silva. But, that's where their similarities stop. When it comes to earning and receiving world title shots, Sonnen has parlayed his quick wit and gift of gab into dreams of gold, getting the chance to face "Bones" at UFC 159 fresh of his loss to "The Spider" eight months prior at UFC 148. Belfort, meanwhile, chooses to play the silent warrior role, letting his actions inside the Octagon speak for him. And if his last two knockout performances against Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold are any indication, the actions of "The Phenom" aren't politely requesting another title shot, but ...
Vitor Belfort opts to let his actions inside the Octagon earn him another UFC world title shot rather than talking his way into them. And after knocking out Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping in "shocking" fashion, Belfort awaits championship call.
UFC BEST KNOCKOUTS OF 2013 THUS FAR ~ 1 – Junior dos Santos-Mark Hunt - UFC 160 Belfort’s spinning finish of Rockhold was undoubtedly impressive. But not to be undone, Belfort’s countryman Junior dos Santos delivered the same kick and the same finish a week later, taking out Mark Hunt in the third round. But what made this knockout the best of the year thus far wasn’t just that it was a heavyweight pulling off a move with a high degree of difficulty; it was that dos Santos could have taken his foot off the gas in the final round and coasted to a decision win, but instead he upped the ante against a dangerous foe and went for the knockout. That’s worth a number one slot for sure. 2 - Vitor Belfort-Luke Rockhold - UFC on FX 8 For years, the mantra for anyone fighting Vitor Belfort was to watch out for his fast hands. Well, in 2013 opponents got a new problem to deal with: his feet. First, Belfort finished Michael Bisping in January with a flurry that began with a kick to the head. But then “The ...
Costa Philippou wants Michael Bisping fight... "It’s a win-win for everybody. I’m not just anybody, I’m ranked, he can see that. I noticed Luke Rockhold called him out today, but like Bisping said he hasn’t won a single fight in the UFC and he told him to go get a few wins in the UFC and then come back. He can’t really say that about me. I’ve been in the UFC for a couple of years and I’ve been winning. He wants a better opponent, let him step in and prove it." ~Philippou
Seriously, Luke Rockhold is in the top spot for MMA fighters who look like they belong in the next G.I. Joe movie. With his looks and that name all he'll need is to wear some camouflage and look angry while standing next to The Rock.
Watch the UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference, featuring Vitor Belfort, Luke Rockhold, Jacare Souza, Gleison Tibau and more.
DC: Luke Rockhold is getting ready for the world jiu-jitsu championships next week. Competing at brown belt.
Luke Rockhold exibe cinturão dos médios conquistado no evento do Strikeforce
Watch Vitor Belfort's ridiculous first-round knockout of Luke Rockhold, plus highlights of Jacare Souza and the rest of UFC on FX 8's main card here.
Vitor Belfort knocks out Luke Rockhold, Jacare chokes out Chris Camozzi
In a taped pre-fight video package, UFC President Dana White said it "made sense" to give the winner of Saturday's UFC on FX 8 bout between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold the next middleweight title shot. But that remains to be seen.
Event information, results, video, and fighter information for UFC on FX 8, featuring Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold.
FREE MMA VIDEO - Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold have to be separated after they weigh in for their headlining bout at UFC on FX 8.
Scores: Me - 52 Jeff - 51 Scooby - 51 Danny - 49 Middleweight bout: Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort (22-10) vs. Luke Rockhold (10-1) Predicted Winner: Luke Rockhold - Rockhold was the last man to hold the Strikeforce Middleweight Championship winning it from Ronaldo Souza and defending it twice (against Tim Kennedy and Keith Jardine). Rockhold is not neccesarily brilliant at any one thing but has a very good overall skill set. He shall be making his debut against MMA legend Vitor Belfort who is coming off the back of that brilliant win against Michael Bisping. With Belfort there is always that possibillity of an explosive KO, despite advancing years Belfort still has ridiculously fast hands but his cardio can let him down. As much as I like Belfort my feeling is that Rockhold shall survive some earlier scares and then go on to take the decision victory. Actual Winner: Vitor Belfortdef.Luke Rockhold viaKO (spinning heel kick and punches) at2:32 of round 1.   Middleweight bout: Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza (17-3 1 NC ...
Just ask him, he'll tell you. Vitor Belfort can bolster his argument with a big win over Luke Rockhold later this month at UFC on FX 8 in Santa Catarina, Brazil. But does beating down the former Strikeforce champion punch his ticket to the UFC title?
Luke Rockhold opens up as a -130 favourite over Vitor Belfort. Do people think this is ridiculous or justified? (Adam)
It's official. UFC on FX 8 gets the main event of Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold on May 18, 2013 at the Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
long-rumored bout pitting UFC veteran Vitor Belfort (22-10) against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold (10-1) is slated to headline a UFC event in Brazil in the coming months. Brazilian outlet Tatame first reported the news, which was later confirmed by UFC President Dana White. A date and venue for the event were not specified, though White expects the event to take place in the second quarter of 2013. White previously hinted the match-up to be in the works last month during UFC on FOX 6's pre-fight scrum. Given the state of the middleweight division, the bout will likely go a long way towards determining a challenger for UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. A lingering shoulder injury has sidelined Rockhold, 28, for the last six months, sinking anticipated Strikeforce title defenses against undefeated prospect Lorenz Larkin in both November and January. After narrowly upsetting Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza to capture the Strikeforce strap, Rockhold successfully defended his belt twice ...
Luke Rockhold talks about his pending UFC debut with’s Greg Savage.
Lorenz Larkin vs. Francis Carmont Added To UFC On FOX 7 According to a report by Dan Alegria of The Press-Enterprise, Lorenz Larkin will make his UFC debut against Francis Carmont at UFC On FOX: Henderson Vs. Melendez. The card takes place April 20 from San Jose. Larkin (13-0) moved down to middleweight after a loss to Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal. The decision was later changed to a no-contest after Lawal failed his post-fight drug test. Larkin had a Strikeforce title match with Luke Rockhold set, but Rockhold was unable to heal in time for the two to meet. The promotion folded in January. Carmont (20-7) has won nine consecutive fights, including four straight since debuting in the UFC in 2011. He has scored two submission victories and two decision wins inside the Octagon.
Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares has stated that he would rather Anderson not fight Chris Weidman right now. He feels Weidman is a phenomenal fighter but needs 1-2 more big wins to get enough name value to fight Anderson. Fights with Cung Le and Luke Rockhold seem more on the radar of Soares and Silva. Who do u think should face Anderson next? Eric
Dana White suggested Luke Rockhold's first UFC fight may be against Vitor Belfort, and said if Belfort can beat him and string up a few more wins, it would be hard to not give him another title shot. Presumably 185, although apparently Vitor is confused, having challenged Jon Jones last week. Should be noted that Anderson Silva apparently wants Rockhold in a champion vs. champion match. Dana also noted that Quinton Jackson had made over $15 million during his UFC career but was acting like an *** and shot himself in the foot with his behavior over the past week. Jackson is insisting he's done with MMA and spent one media session playing video games and barely mumbling answers to the press.
No deal is done and no contracts are signed but UFC President Dana White says right now they are looking at putting former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold against Vitor Belfort later this year.
Middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has indicated his desire to fight a champion. Luke Rockhold finished his time in Strikeforce as middleweight champion. Sounds like a match to make. Pressed on future opponents for the former UFC light heavyweight champion on the heels of his spectacular finish of Michael Bisping, UFC president Dana White told reporters on Thursday that he's looking to put together a bout between Belfort and Rockhold. "Rockhold," White said. "That's what we're talking about." In the case of Rockhold (10-1), a bout with the former champion could be exactly what the fighter needs to raise his profile with the masses. The American Kickboxing Academy fighter rolled over the competition in Strikeforce and defeated Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza to win that title on Sept. 10, 2011. But Rockhold's rise came during Strikeforce's slow, painful downfall, so he's not yet as big a name as his skills would seem to suggest. For Belfort, meanwhile, the future path isn't quite so clear-cut. He's lost to both m ...
Luke Rockhold wants a fight with Vitor Belfort, should the UFC book it?
Here's what I like for Vitor next: Cung Le or Luke Rockhold. Weidman would be awesome too if he wasn't out for a year.
UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship now that bisping lost his shot make it happen Anderson 'The Spider' Silva vs Luke Rockhold
I've thought Pat Curran to be 1 of best young fighters alongside J. Jones, Phil Davis, Luke Rockhold & Chris Weidman.
Luke Rockhold would love nothing more than to join his Strikeforce stablemates Daniel Cormier and Gilbert Melendez at UFC on Fox 7 for his Octagon debut. And he wants to do it against the red-hot -- albeit under the radar -- Constantinos Philippou.
Luke Rockhold wants Costa Philippou for his first fight on UFC on Fox 7. If that happens the UFC on Fox 7 is shaping up to be a great crossover card.
could see Nate on the 4/20 card. I'm hoping for Gil/Bendo for lw title, Cung Le, Nate Diaz and Luke Rockhold ufc debut.
A lot of fans will fight tooth and nail about fighters OUTSIDE of the UFC (i.e. Gil Melendez, Fedor Emelianenko, Eddie Alvarez, Luke Rockhold, Gegard Mousasi) shouldn't be considered in top 5-10 rankings (whether current or all time rankings). What's your take on the subject? Should guys like Gil Melendez be considered one of the best guys in the world without ever having stepped inside the 'UFC octagon?'
Strikeforce looks to rebound in 2013 after plague of cancellations Strikeforce, the sister promotion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is looking to make a statement on their January 12th show despite two recent cancellations due to injured fighters. The show, which features current Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (21 – 2) taking on challenger Pat “Bam Bam” Healy (28 – 16) as its main event, will take place in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the USA. Strikeforce has been under criticism lately for cancelling two recent events, one on September 29th, when the two lightweights were originally scheduled to clash, and another on November 3rd when two other fighters, Frank Mir and Luke Rockhold both went on the shelf. Melendez suffered a separated shoulder while training for the September fight with his sparring partner, UFC fighter Jake Shields. “I could tell something was not in the right position” Melendez stated about the injury. Healy, a long time veteran of the cage, i ...
how about Luke rockhold vs spider. That could be interesting
Who should Hector Lombard fight next? - Austin
Hector Lombard is a man who knows what -- and who -- he wants.
I can't believe I thought Palhares would make it to round 2... is a beast. Welcome Luke Rockhold to the UFC! It makes sense..
what about Lombard to welcome Luke Rockhold to ufc ??
Luke rockhold has to make a statement in the ufc
Mac Danzig Podcast featuring UFC Lightweight contender Gray Maynard and Strikeforce World Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold. This first podcast is more of…
Also waiting for a title shot with Silva are Chris Weidman, Michael Bisping, Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold, Tim Boetsch and Alan Belcher.
"The reason I told the UFC they should match me up with Luke, is because I was looking at some rankings the other day, and I saw his name in the Top 10, and I
No Mr.Camozzi you are not ready for Luke Rockhold.
Anderson Silva Requests 10-Fight UFC Contract During a recent fan chat held over the weekend, UFC president Dana White was asked about the future of UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. "The Spider" is coming off a victory over Stephen Bonnar and has two fights left on his current deal. White responded that Silva turned down an eight-fight extension, saying, "(Expletive) that, I want a 10-fight deal." Silva, who is 37 years old, fought twice this year and twice in 2011. If he kept that up, he would be finishing his contract around 42 or 43 years old. The Brazilian is looking to match up with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in a super-fight several years in the making, but the bout has hit several snags in recent days. The middleweight division remains a cloudy mess at the top, but could be getting a boost with the expected inclusion of Strikeforce 185-pound champion Luke Rockhold.
Camozzi isn't even qualified to make Luke Rockhold a sandwich.
dude were talking about luke rockhold, he doesnt need a no name like Chris Camozzi, Rockhold is no joke
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Chris Camozzi wants to 'welcome' Luke Rockhold? Put that on a main card and let Luke annihilate him.
Chris Camozzi wants to welcome Luke Rockhold to UFC.
Chris Camozzi wants to be the one to 'welcome' Luke Rockhold to the UFC
We have the man who can dethrone Silva...Luke Rockhold
Luke Rockhold off Strikeforce event with wrist injury: Strikeforce: Champions just took another hit. The Jan. 12...
Grapplers Quest 32-Man Best Grappler in the World tournament: Rustam Chsiev faces off against Luke Rockhold. Grapplers Quest wants the sport of Submission Gr...
Bisping the other day implied that he tooled Luke Rockhold in the gym, Rockholds response: "I'll see you in the UFC" Can you see this fight happening in 2013? And how do you think Rockhold would do against The Count?
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Last week, Michael Bisping stated that he had sparred with Luke Rockhold, and now considered himself the unofficial Strikeforce champ. Rockhold responded by saying that they'll see each other in the UFC.
Michael The Count Bisping on sparring with Luke Rockhold: "Let's just say I'm the unofficial Strikeforce champion"
Gray Maynard & Luke Rockhold will be growing mustaches to raise money /awareness for men's health, specifically prostate/testicular cancer.
Nate Diaz and Daniel Cormier nominated of MMA Fighter of the Year. Luke Rockhold nominated for breakout fighter of the year.
I liked a video from Mac Danzig Podcast Gray Maynard, Luke Rockhold
The 1st episode of the Mac Danzig podcast will be up soon, either today or tomorrow. It's a silly one. ft. Gray Maynard & Luke Rockhold...
In which order would you do the following: Gunnar Nelson, Luke Rockhold, Erick Silva?
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Good news, well, we have to see for sure, but it sounds good right now! Next Live STRIKEFORCE Event on SHOWTIME® Planned for January 2013 LAS VEGAS– STRIKEFORCE® announced today it is planning its next card set to air live on SHOWTIME in January 2013. Further information on the fight card and location will be announced shortly. STRIKEFORCE also announced the cancellation of its Nov. 3 event at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., due to injuries sustained by main event star Frank Mir and co-main event star Luke Rockhold. Refunds for tickets purchased are available at point of sale. “Due to a series of injuries, we were forced to cancel the upcoming card on Nov. 3, but are already working to put together a stacked card in January,” STRIKEFORCE CEO Scott Coker said. “While we're disappointed with the cancellation, we are looking forward to an even bigger STRIKEFORCE event on SHOWTIME early next year,” said Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President & General Manager, SHOWTIME Spo ...
Strikeforce has officially cancelled the November 3 card after injuries to Luke Rockhold and Frank Mir. More bad luck for Zuffa.
announced the cancellation of the Nov. 3 event due to injuries to Frank Mir and Luke Rockhold.
Sources close to informed us just moments ago that Strikeforce operations are set to cease and that the promotion is going out of business. The rumor comes shortly after news broke that Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold (10-1 MMA, 9-0 SF) was forced to pull out of his title fight with Lorenz Larkin (13-0 MMA, 4-0 SF) due to a wrist injury. The middleweight title fight was the second key loss to a scheduled November 3rd card, following the loss of a heavyweight main event bout between Frank Mir and Daniel Cormier.
With the recent Strikeforce card cancellation, and injuries to main event fighters like Gilbert Melendez and Luke Rockhold, should the UFC just absorb Strikeforce, or would you like to see the promotion restocked with fighters and remain independent? (Your answer could be used in the upcoming issue).
With headliners Frank Mir & Luke Rockhold injured, will Showtime once again pull the plug and cancel a Strikeforce event? -El Capitan
It all started in December 2010 after an unfortunate evening of boredom and a momentary lapse in will power. After shaving the first generation of beard glory, Luke Rockhold vowed never to be clean shaven again, thus giving life to the popular, the admired, the beloved, and the legendary, The Beard!...
Luke Rockhold is expected to face Lorenz Larkin at November 3rd Strikeforce card in Oklahoma City which also features Co ...
how is it to be training with Luke Rockhold?
Not surprisingly, Luke Rockhold's next opponent appears to be Ronaldo Souza in a rematch ... ...
Anderson called out Luke Rockhold rather than fighting Weidman and said he wants BIG fights then Jones said the same thing
Rockhold wants Anderson, so does Weidman. How about Luke and Chris for the cont.
My daughter just spoke to the strikeforce middleweight Champion and when asked what her favorite move was she said flying triangle. Luke Rockhold responded that it was his too and maybe she could give him some pointers LOL
?Jacare? Likely to Get Rematch With Luke Rockhold: It was September 10 of last year where Luke Rockhold stepped ...
I don't know about that, Luke Rockhold made it look pretty easy to beat up an Army Ranger.
After a quick knockout victory this past weekend, Ronaldo Souza looks to regain the title in a rematch with Luke Rockhold.
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza on his knockout of Derek Brunson, Strikeforce vs UFC, Luke Rockhold rematch
According to Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, Luke Rockhold vs Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza rematch is already in the works.
my friends, Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Kennedy, much best Silva vs Sonnem :
how you managed to take a picture with Luke Rockhold?
If jake Rosholt was to fight Luke Rockhold someday, i would already know how that fight would turn out (Rockhold via KO) just an example
Luke Rockhold is such an average fighter to me. There’s really nothing special about him.
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