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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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Report: Rockhold withdraws from Jan. 12 fight

Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold has reportedly dropped out of his Jan. 12 bout with Lorenz Larkin. The MMA Corner first reported the news: “The MMA Corner has learned from sources close to the camp of Rockhold that the middleweight champion has … Continue reading

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Strikeforce cancels Nov. 3 event following injury to Rockhold

Strikeforce confirmed the speculation surrounding Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold on Friday and also cancelled the Nov. 3 event in Oklahoma City. Rockhold, the Strikeforce middleweight champ, was slated to fight Lorenz Larkin. But earlier this week, TheMMACorner.com reported Rockhold suffered … Continue reading

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Rockhold reportedly withdraws from fight

If you haven’t heard by now, Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold has reportedly been forced to withdraw from his upcoming bout against Lorenz Larkin on Nov. 3 in Oklahoma City after suffering an injury to his left hand. TheMMACorner.com first reported … Continue reading

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Video: Rockhold says Kennedy ‘tough as nails’

Luke Rockhold defended his Strikeforce middleweight belt on Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Tim Kennedy. Prior to the fight, I asked Rockhold about a possible rematch with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, the previous title-holder of the middleweight belt … Continue reading

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Video: Rockhold-Kennedy fight this weekend

Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold will defend his Strikeforce middleweight belt this Saturday against Tim Kennedy in Portland, Ore. Will have a story later this week … Here are a couple preview videos on the fight. Tim Kennedy … And Luke … Continue reading

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Rockhold ‘looking forward’ to possible fight with Kennedy

Luke Rockhold’s next fight may just be Tim Kennedy. The Santa Cruz fighter spoke with MMAWeekly.com just recently and said, “I’m excited about the fight with Tim Kennedy. I think he’s highly underrated, he’s a very tough dude and he … Continue reading

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