Archive: Luke Rockhold

Jul 28, 2014 9:07 am

Rockhold Slams Belfort: ‘He’s Mutant Enough For The Next Expendables Movie’

UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold has been calling out several fighters lately, namely Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Rockhold has particularly taken interest in calling out Vitor Belfort and taking shots at The Phenom’s colorful past which includes several failed drug tests, including a recent one which ended up seeing Belfort still get licensed to fight...

Jul 27, 2014 10:13 am

Rockhold: ‘Bisping Douchier Than Chael’

“I think Bisping’s just a douche. Chael is putting on an act. He talks trash, but he’s the most respectful guy every time I’ve met him. Chael plays a role. Bisping plays himself.” During Friday’s UFC Fan Q&A in San Jose, town resident Luke Rockhold and Cung Le took center stage to discuss their UFC...

Jul 25, 2014 5:30 am

Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold Engage In Twitter Beef

This rivalry will not end until these two fight. In the latest from Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, apparent bitter rivals, the UFC middleweights took to twitter to have a war of words. Check it: @Bisping wake up and get to work. You need to win a fight so the @ufc will let me beat...

Jul 24, 2014 6:36 am

Bisping: Rockhold’s a douche bag who hangs at pool parties with teenagers

UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping has never been one tread lightly when it came to fighters he didn’t fully respect. On last night’s episode of UFC Tonight, Bisping did not disappoint as the conversation moved to his buddy Luke Rockhold. Bisping also discussed his upcoming fight with Cung Le and the improvements that he wants to...

Jul 10, 2014 6:39 am

Luke Rockhold Wants Vitor Belfort Rematch or Title Shot

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold has been cleared to train after a toe injury suffered in his most recent win, which came against Tim Boetsch, according to UFC Tonight. Rockhold, who has pulled off two wins in a row after his UFC debut loss to Vitor Belfort, already knows exactly what he wants next. Rockhold told...

Jun 19, 2014 5:30 am

Luke Rockhold: ‘I Want Vitor. Bisping’s Easy Money’

“I don’t want to wait that long. I want Vitor. I thought me and Jacare had a close fight, but he’s ranked above me now so I want to rectify that situation. There aren’t that many fights for me right now. How long is Vitor going to be out, that’s the question for me?”  ...

May 28, 2014 5:08 am

Rockhold: ‘Vitor’s been dirty his whole career’

“I don’t believe anything the guy says and I don’t believe he’s clean,” said Rockhold. “I think he’s been dirty his whole career. I’m going to go out there and say that. Whatever. I’m going to be myself. I’m tired of holding back. I’m going to be real. The real MMA fans know what’s going...

May 27, 2014 5:10 am

Rockhold Says Beating Vitor Is What’s Pure and Right

“I want to be the champion. I don’t want to be no paper champion. To be the true champion and be the best in the world, I believe I should beat Vitor Belfort, so that is the reason behind it. I don’t think that spinning-heel kick really tells who the better fighter is out of...

May 23, 2014 5:01 am

Rockhold Still Campaigning For Belfort Rematch Over Title Shot

“I think [a title shot in 2014] is definitely a possibility. I want to get the belt, but I don’t want to be a paper champion. There’s a guy that beat me, and I feel like I need to beat him to be the best in the world. I’d definitely like to return the favor....

May 16, 2014 10:25 am

All Drug Tests Come Back Negative for UFC 172

All drug tests from UFC 172 have come back negative, according to the Maryland State Athletic Commission. UFC 172 took place on April 26 and was the UFCs first time in the state of Maryland. The event headlined another dominant fight between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, with Jones pulling out his 11th straight win...

May 2, 2014 12:25 pm

Rockhold Wants To Earn Title Shot By Shutting Bisping’s Mouth

“Even though I performed well in my last two fights, I don’t feel that I’ve beaten the top contenders. Obviously I wouldn’t turn down a title shot, but honestly, I would like to beat up somebody else up to secure my standing first. I want to make sure there’s no question in anyone’s mind that...

Apr 24, 2014 7:43 am

Tim Boetsch: ‘Expectations for Rockhold set a little bit too high’

Tim Boetsch is set to face off against former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold this weekend at UFC 172. And while Rockhold has been known to mix it up on the feet, Boetsch believes that his power will cause Rockhold to look for the takedown, not wanting to risk another highlight-reel finish to a hard-hitting opponent...

Mar 14, 2014 12:31 pm

Luke Rockhold details his first time sparring with Daniel Cormier

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold recently took to twitter to detail his first time ever sparring with Daniel Cormier. Via @LukeRockhold: Sep 2009 my first sparring session with @DC_mma . Man was this guy loud. Instigated a “real” fight inside the gym between @jakeshields and Matt Major within hours of joining the our team....

Mar 2, 2014 5:36 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. Constantinos Philippou set for ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ in Cincinnati

UFC officials announced today that a middleweight bout between Lorenz Larkin (14-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Constantinos Philippou (12-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) will take place at May’s ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ event in Cincinnati. After reeling off 5 consecutive victories to put himself in UFC middleweight title contention, Constantinos Philippou has since suffered back-to-back losses inside of...

Feb 26, 2014 9:49 am

Rockhold: Bisping Is Going To Pay For His Comments

“He doesn’t really want to say anything. That was it for me. Say you’re sorry. You had your opportunity, face-to-face, in the first time I’d seen him. He just kind of walked by me and didn’t say anything. Then he saw my friend in the parking lot and he’s like, ‘I hope Luke’s not still...

Feb 10, 2014 10:10 am

Vitor Belfort: Chris Weidman winning ‘Fighter of the Year’ was embarrassing

The UFC’s middleweight number 1 contender, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, was not at all impressed to hear that Chris Weidman had won the “World MMA Awards” coveted “Fighter of the year” award, calling the decision ’embarrassing.’ His words (via Combate): “It was embarrassing,” Belfort stated. “Not that it should’ve been me, but winning the award...

Feb 10, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor wins ESPN award for Rockhold knockout

It’s true that Vitor Belfort has a lot on his plate right now as he prepared to face off against middleweight champion Chris Weidman for the title at UFC 173, but “The Phenom” always has time to accept an award for doing what he does best! This past weekend in Burbank, California, Vitor was praised...