An interesting middleweight bout with serious title implications is looking close to locked.
Both Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida showed interest in the matchup, and now, in a recent statement to MMAFighting.com‘s Dave Doyle, Rockhold confirmed that’s the fight.
“There’s a very good opportunity for that to happen real soon. I look forward to that happening really soon here. Keep your eyes peeled, I’m sure something will come up soon. It’s still the fight I want. It looks like the fight I’m going to get.”
UFC officials have yet to comment on the matchup.