1698 Search Results for luke rockhold

Apr 30, 2012 5:00 am

Anderson Silva Is A Dream Fight For Strikeforce MW Champ Luke Rockhold

By Lewis Mckeever: The American Kickboxing Academy representative and Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a quest to capture UFC gold. Bursting with confidence, the 27 year old has collated together an impressive 9-1 record in Mixed Martial Arts, with wins against established and seasoned competitors. Claiming the Strikeforce Middleweight championship from Brazilian Jujitsu...

Mar 12, 2012 8:35 am

MMA NEWS | Luke Rockhold Excited To Defend Title Against Tim Kennedy

“I’m excited about the fight with Kennedy. I think he’s highly underrated, very tough dude, he poses a lot of challenges. I’ll be ready. It looks like it’s finally going to happen. I’ve been waiting for that one for a long time, and I’m excited. I’m getting on my wrestling, I was wrestling yesterday. Wrestling’s...

Jan 11, 2012 4:15 am

MMA NEWS – PHOTO: Luke Rockhold Broken Hand

Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold, sent out this image via twitter last night of his fractured hand suffered during last weekends fight against Keith Jardine. Click here for the latest STRIKEFORCE coverage provided by BJPENN.COM

Jan 6, 2012 5:09 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Weigh-In Results: Luke Rockhold vs. Keith Jardine

Weigh ins for tomorrow nights show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada took place earlier today.  Both champion and challenger were on weight, as Luke Rockhold and Keith Jardine (who is making his debut at middleweight) both tipped the scales at the 185lb limit.  Full results are posted below.  ...


Jan 10, 2017 11:33 am

Jacare Souza explains Boetsch booking: Rockhold “chickened out”, faked injury

Late last week, news broke that Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza would be returning to the Octagon against Tim Boetsch at UFC 208. Given Jacare’s status as a staple of the middleweight top-5, and Boetsch’s position on the outermost edge of the top-15, this was a bit of a strange booking. According to Jacare, however, it was...

Sep 28, 2016 9:04 am

‘Jacare’ Souza goes off on “Peacock” Rockhold and Bisping “the Liar”

Perhaps no man is more deserving of a title shot at middleweight than ‘Jacare’ Souza. The former Strikeforce champ has rattled off six wins in his seven UFC fights, most recently finishing Vitor Belfort with strikes in the first round of their UFC 198 showdown. With number 11th ranked middleweight Dan Henderson getting the first...

Sep 14, 2016 7:42 am

Chad Mendes hunts and kills massive moose in Alaska, Rockhold goes spearfishing

Featherweight contender Chad Mendes bagged a massive moose while hunting in Alaska and took to social media to display his handiwork. ‘Money’ Mendes is documenting his Alaska moose hunt on his Youtube channel and seems to be keeping busy while serving out his suspension after his 2015 knockout loss to Frankie Edgar. “Ok guys the first...

Sep 8, 2016 1:43 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AKA Head Coach on Rockhold’s modeling career: “Everyone knows how good looking he is”

Luke Rockhold’s modeling contract surprised many in the MMA community except for his teammates and coaches at American Kickboxing Academy. American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez spoke exclusively to BJPenn.com on Thursday and discussed his teammate’s reactions to Rockhold’s recently signed modeling contract and budding career as a male model. “No one was surprised. Everyone knows...

May 17, 2016 6:04 pm

Derek Brunson blasts fellow middleweights, calls for title fight with Rockhold

Derek Brunson (15-3 MMA) is the latest middleweight to offer his services for the vacant UFC 199 slot opposite current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The rising 185-pound contender is currently riding a four-fight win streak, which includes first-round knockout victories over Ed Herman, Sam Alvey and most recently Roan Carneiro. Brunson took to Twitter...

Feb 4, 2016 9:19 am

Anderson Silva: Chris Weidman rematch will be “tougher fight” for Luke Rochold

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold’s win was so dominant that many were wondering whether or not Weidman would get an immediate rematch. In addition, on the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza via...

Jan 26, 2016 9:36 am

Rockhold opens up on Velasquez’s back injury

Recently it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum as a result of a back injury. Shortly after, it was announced that Stipe Miocic had filled in for Velasquez. Following that announcement Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, leaving UFC...

Jan 12, 2016 7:47 am

Weidman calls for immediate rematch against Rockhold

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold put on a spectacular performance against Chris Weidman en route to a 4th round TKO win to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While the win was certainly a dominant one for Rockhold, former champion Chris Weidman knows he can do better than he showed, and...

Jan 7, 2016 3:31 pm

Rockhold teases Weidman rematch: “He’s been harassing Dana”

Luke Rockhold has yet to figure out who he will be facing in his first middleweight title defense. While Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza at UFC 194 to become the #1 contender at middleweight, many want to see Chris Weidman given an immediate rematch given his dominance as a champion. Rockhold spoke to Fox Sports...

Jan 6, 2016 7:50 am

Rockhold “disappointed” in performance against Weidman

Yes you read that headline correct. While Luke Rockhold may have defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO at UFC 194 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, that doesn’t mean that Rockhold was pleased with his performance. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain: “I was disappointed in the way I did it. I can do...

Dec 19, 2015 8:36 am

Rockhold thanks Belfort for knocking him out back in 2013

Back in 2013 Vitor Belfort scored one of the most impressive knockouts of the year when he KO’d Luke Rockhold. Belfort went on to eventually fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship, where he was TKO’d in the 1st round. Rockhold bounced back and went on a 5-fight win streak that ultimately saw him...

Dec 17, 2015 10:10 am

TBT Photos | Cormier and Rockhold reminisce on days as Strikeforce champs

Luke Rockhold and Daniel Cormier have both come a long way since their days as Strikeforce champions. Cormier claimed the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship earlier this year after Jon Jones was stripped of the title. Rockhold on the other hand just captured the UFC middleweight championship from Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC...

Dec 17, 2015 9:34 am

WATCH! Rockhold wants to retire Belfort at UFC 200

This past Saturday at UFC 194 Luke Rockhold upset Chris Weidman to claim the UFC middleweight championship, extending his win streak to 5. On the same card, Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza via split decision to become the #1 contender at middleweight. While Romero is expected to face Rockhold for the title next, Rockhold is...

Dec 12, 2015 10:46 pm

REPLAY! Rockhold and Weidman Octagon interviews

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman and claimed the UFC middleweight championship. You can see Joe Rogan interview Rockhold and Weidman above!

Dec 11, 2015 9:04 am

Exclusive Video | MMA Pro Fighter Rockhold talks UFC 194 preparation

[ooyala code=”RwaGpjeTqlJc2Ca5zvQtISkjyP9e9QYa” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Saturday night Luke Rockhold will challenge Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship in the co-main event of UFC 194. Leading up to the fight BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage spoke to Rockhold about his preparation for the fight in an exclusive interview. Check it out above!

Dec 9, 2015 5:48 pm

Weidman reveals Rockhold’s biggest weakness

Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold were all smiles today when they came face to face during their staredown at the UFC 194 and TUF 22 press conference. With that being said, things were nothing short of tense between the two men. During the Q&A portion of the press conference, Rockhold pointed out that Weidman is...

Dec 5, 2015 12:47 pm

Rockhold: Weidman has good fight IQ…until he gets hit

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold will square off in what is arguably one of the biggest UFC middleweight championship fights of all time. While the fight may have only been announced several months ago, Rockhold has known for quite a long time that he would fight Weidman one...

Dec 3, 2015 3:22 pm

WATCH! Fighters predict outcome of Weidman vs. Rockhold

UFC 194 has been getting tremendous amounts of attention given that Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will be fighting in the main event. Given that, the co-main event between Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold has been completely overlooked by many fans. Watch as fighters predict the outcome of the fight above!

Nov 29, 2015 10:07 am

Weidman vs Rockhold preview video: UFC 194 Champ is Ready!

In the sport of MMA,  one of the many factors heading into a fight is the dreadful weight-cut. Chris Weidman is coming into UFC 194 under 194 lbs. Preparation and discipline were essential for the lighter than normal champ. Weidman completely cut out some of his vices like drinking to ensure his prediction of being the...

Nov 28, 2015 1:46 pm

Rockhold’s video statement: Should champ Weidman be worried?

Luke Rockhold, at times, can be a man of many words. In this short video response by Rockhold (via Shootmedia), he attempts to make this a “bilingual bloodbath”  heading up to one of the two title fights on Dec 12th. Rockhold (14-2 MMA 4-1 UFC) submitted Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida by rear RNC (rear naked...