Category Archives: Luke Rockhold

Luke Rockhold Link Dump

A lot has developed since Luke Rockhold lost to Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 8. Here’s a just a small sampling of some of the stories that have come out since the Santa Cruz native lost his UFC debut … Continue reading

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UFC’s Rockhold drops Earthquakes mascot with soccer ball

Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold — and his good friend and fellow AKA fighter Daniel Cormier — performed the ceremonial “first goal” when the San Jose Earthquakes recently hosted the Vancouver Whitecaps. Rockhold is far left in the video. The below … Continue reading

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Rockhold-Belfort officially official for UFC on FX 8

Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold will make his UFC debut against Vitor Belfort in a headlining bout for UFC on FX 8 on Saturday, May 18, the promotion announced on Wednesday. Of course, this bout was first reported by the website … Continue reading

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Rockhold: ‘I want to be the UFC champ and I want that belt’

Luke Rockhold is expected to fight Vitor Belfort on May 18 in a headlining bout for UFC on FX 8 in Brazil. The Santa Cruz native spoke with Karyn Bryant of MMA H.E.A.T. recently about the upcoming fight. “I’m excited,” … Continue reading

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Report: Rockhold-Belfort set for May 18

The website Tatame, which first reported a future bout between Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold and Brazilian Vitor Belfort, is now reporting there’s a date and a venue. The website confirmed details for UFC on FX 8, which will be headlined … Continue reading

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Rockhold-Belfort could be a go for UFC event in Brazil

Not much of a surprise here, but it appears Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold will make his UFC debut against Vitor Belfort, according to the website Tatame, which first reported the bout. The fight had been rumored in the last several … Continue reading

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Rockhold ranked No. 7 middleweight by UFC

For the first time ever, the UFC released its own official rankings on Monday and Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold was No. 7 in the middleweight division. Here is the top 10 middleweights: Champion : Anderson Silva 1 Chris Weidman 2 … Continue reading

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Report: Rockhold confirmed to make transition to UFC

On Tuesday night, Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight announced several fighters who are confirmed to be making the transition to the UFC. Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold was on the list. The defending Strikeforce middleweight champion is 10-1 and was considered … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Strikeforce event will be its last

Strikeforce will close up shop for good following Saturday night’s final event, Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine, at the Cheseapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. The event will be on Showtime and you can most likely watch it, as this … Continue reading

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Report: Rockhold says he never signed contract for January bout

The Luke Rockhold story took another shift today. What appeared to previously be a story about a fighter who had to withdraw because of injury is now a story about a fighter who never agreed to a fight at all. … Continue reading

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