Archive: Luke Rockhold

Jul 19, 2012 8:25 am

Rockhold vs. Kennedy broadcast pulls average numbers | MMA NEWS

Yahoo Sports reported earlier today that the numbers for this past Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy card drew an audience of 420,000 viewers. “While that isn’t a blockbuster number, it holds up well in relation to the promotion’s other offerings on Showtime. The Heavyweight Grand Prix Final in May did slightly better at 463,000 viewers,...

Jul 17, 2012 12:22 pm

Middleweight powers shift in latest ESPN rankings

ESPN.com updated their power rankings for the middleweight division’s top 10 MMA fighters. Topping the list as always is UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva followed surprisingly by Vitor Belfort. By most accounts Chael Sonnen despite his 2nd loss to Silva, or Chris Weidman should probably have that spot. According to ESPN they are stalemated in...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...


Jul 16, 2012 11:13 am

EDITORIAL | A look at who's next for a shot at Rockhold's belt

On Saturday night Luke Rockhold defeated Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision. The AKA standout used his reach, improved takedown defense, and kicking to keep Kennedy guessing. At one point it looked as if Rockhold was going to finish Tim, but Kennedy quickly recovered. Luke controlled the center of the cage and forced Tim to fight...

Jul 16, 2012 1:52 am

Video | Luke Rockhold Post-Fight Interview | Strikeforce News

Following an action-packed defense of his Strikeforce Middleweight Championship belt, Luke Rockhold talks to Heidi Androl and SHOWTIME Sports minutes after his win over Tim Kennedy. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 15, 2012 8:06 am

Rockhold retains Middleweight Title; Full results

Main Card (on Showtime): -Luke Rockhold def. Tim Kennedy by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) -Nate Marquardt def. Tyron Woodley by KO at 1:39, R4 -Roger Gracie def. Keith Jardine by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-26) -Lorenz Larkin def. Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Preliminary Card (on Showtime Extreme): -Pat Healy def....

Jul 14, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick talks tonight's Strikeforce main event Rockhold vs. Kennedy

Mike Swick has watched Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold push himself harder than ever before in his preparation to fight Tim Kennedy. “I’ve never seen Luke Rockhold like he is right now. He is super motivated and in phenomenal shape. He’s in the best shape he has ever been in. He’s done everything he could...

Jul 14, 2012 3:55 am

Video | Luke Rockhold: I’m A Fighter | Strikeforce News

Check out Luke Rockhold outside the ring, from riding the waves to skateboarding and more, and see how the young fighter became the star he is today. Don’t miss Rockhold vs. Kennedy and Woodley vs. Marquardt – Saturday, July 14th 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Jul 13, 2012 12:08 pm

Lack Of Strikeforce Promotion Angers Tim Kennedy | STRIKEFORCE NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Tim Kennedy/Luke Rockhold and Nate Marquardt/Tyron Woodley will be fighting for their respective Strikeforce titles this Saturday. Usually a card like this would have the attention of mixed martial arts fan masses from around the world, but this weekend’s card seems to be a bit different. Earlier this week Zuffa and Strikeforce...

Jul 9, 2012 6:00 am

Video | Strikeforce : Rockhold vs. Kennedy Preview | Strikeforce News

Championship Strikeforce action, as Luke Rockhold defends his middleweight title against Tim Kennedy. Plus, see Tyron Woodley battle Nate Marquardt. Saturday, July 14, 10PM ET/PT only on SHOWTIME. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jun 27, 2012 2:53 am

Luke Rockhold And Tim Kennedy Debate Greg Jackson Game-Plans | Strikeforce News

  By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold and Challenger Tim Kennedy debate about Greg Jackson's game planning on Tuesdays conference call before their main event showdown on July 14th at Strikeforce : Rockhold vs. Kennedy. Rockhold admits he's not a fan of the Jackson game-plans. "I think that’s kind of across the board,"...

May 30, 2012 6:22 am

Three Bouts Added To "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy" | MMA NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce recently announced three preliminary bouts set to take place at the “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy.” event. Lightweight Bout- Pat Healy (27-16 MMA, 5-1 SF) vs. Mizuto Hirota (14-4-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) Welterweight Bout- Jordan Mein (24-8 MMA, 1-1 SF) vs. Tyler Stinson (23-8 MMA, 1-1 SF) Welterweight Bout- Jason High (15-3...