Chris Weidman was on top of the world at one point after taking Anderson Silva’s middleweight title via brutal knockout. He beat Silva again, defeated Lyoto Machida, and knocked out Vitor Belfort seemingly proving he was near invincible. He would lose the championship to Luke Rockhold in December of 2015 and it was all downhill from there. Going in to his bout with Jacare Souza at UFC 230 on Saturday, Chris was 1-3 in his last 4. This reallyis a far cry from where he once stood. Weidman got knocked out making it the 4th time in his last 5 fights he has been counting the lights. One person who still sees Chris as an elite level fighter is Chael P Sonnen who claims he was winning his bout with Jacare except for the second he was knocked out. Just listen…
Luke Rockhold was supposed to face fellow former middleweight champion Chris Weidman for a second time in what was clearly a title eliminator at UFC 230. He was confident coming in to the fight because he defeated Chris soundly in their first bout but then the worst happened. Rockhold was removed from the fight for … Read more
Chael Sonnen is one of the most well-known mixed martial arts fighters of all time. In his career he’s faced some of the best middleweights in the world but who he believes is the best at that weight might surprise you. Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold rematch at UFC 230 and Sonnen has some interesting things to say about the fight and both participants. Check it out.
Back at UFC 194 Luke Rockhold knocked out then middleweight champion Chris Weidman to take his title making Luke one of a select group of fighters to hold a belt in multiple major organizations along with names like Eddie Alvarez (Bellator and UFC), Ronda Rousey (Strikeforce and UFC, and Anthony Pettis (UFC and WEC). He … Read more
UFC 230 goes down on November 3rd boasting a main event bout between Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and top contender Derrick Lewis. The co-main event is a rematch between former middleweight champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman. The card is a solid looking one and it really had to be since it is being held … Read more
American Ethanol held an event recently and sponsored fighter former middleweight champ Luke Rockhold spoke to the media about where he’s at contractually and what could be on the horizon for him. He took the belt from Chris Weidman at UFC 194 before losing it to Michael Bisping at UFC 199. Luke hasn’t been campaigning … Read more
UFC middleweight standout Yoel Romero threw out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game recently. No, the Soldier of God didn’t knock anyone out and for what it’s worth he also didn’t kiss anyone or tell Michael Bisping he loved him. Still, it was entertaining and Romero is a very likeable guy. Check it out…
UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker straight up said he refuses to fight Yoel Romero if he misses weight. Yoel was scheduled to fight Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title and then missed weight. The now non-title fight ended in the worst way possible with Romero scoring a knockout victory over Luke Rockhold. Check out everything Whittaker said about Yoel and the situation to Submission Radio.
Michael Bisping reportedly wants one more fight and several fighters have thrown their names in the mix. The most prominent is Luke Rockhold who wants a trilogy concluding bout with The Count, but Michael isn’t having it. Despite Rockhold’s claim that he was offered a fight in July it appears through MMAFighting that Bisping is … Read more
Because Luke Rockhold talked a lot of smack before UFC 221 it made his opponent go to a dark place. No not the dark place GSP said he went to before his bout with Nick Diaz. Romero put Luke on his “Blacklist” which is a naughty list of people he wants to annihilate. He spoke to MMAFighting’s MMA Hour and expounded. Check it out.