More news coming from Dana White in his UFC 167 post fight press conference as we have learned middleweights Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou will headling UFC Fight Night 35. The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia will play host to the event.
C0sta Philippou was riding a five fight winning streak before dropping a decision to Francis Carmont at UFC 165. Philippou is currently ranked ninth in the division and possesses great striking and is highly durable in a three round fight.
The last Strikeforce middleweight champion and current sixth ranked 185’er Luke Rockhold will be looking for his first UFC win following a knockout loss to Vitor Belfort in Brazil. He too was on quite a roll winning nine consecutive fights before dropping his UFC debut.
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