At UFC 221, Luke Rockhold will get a chance to regain his middleweight championship against former challenger Yoel Romero. Rockhold lost his belt to Michael Bisping who then lost it to Georges St. Pierre who promptly vacated it. This made Robert Whittaker the king of 185 until it was announced that this bout would be for the interim belt when Robert’s staph infection forced him out of UFC 221. What a crazy ride. In this latest hype video a focused Rockhold says he will break Romero in their bout this Saturday, February 10th in Australia. Check it out.
UFC 221 is slated to commence soon on February 10th in Perth, Australia. This will be the first UFC event to be hosted in Perth. The headliner fight is to a middleweight class competition between Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold. Along with this fight will be 11 other fights of varying classes. Sports bet sites … Read more
UFC 221 goes down February 11th in Perth, Australia at the Perth Arena. The main event is Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero in what is certainly the most likely candidate for number one contender to middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s belt. Also, Mark Hunt finally returns to The Octagon after a whole bunch of drama with … Read more
Yoel Romero can’t seem to find an opponent and not for the lack of trying. Would you want to face him if a title shot was one win away and he was available? He wanted Luke Rockhold for the right to face Robert Whittaker but Rockhold had reportedly passed to take an easier bout which … Read more
UFC and Pride favorite Mark Hunt will be returning to The Octagon against Curtis Blaydes at UFC 221 which will take place Feb. 10 at Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. Hunt wasn’t medically cleared by the UFC who claimed he had sustained too much trauma from strikes. To be fair, Hunt admitted he had some … Read more
Georges St. Pierre took Michael Bisping’s middleweight title and then took his ball and went home leaving the 185 pound title picture cloudy. It was confirmed last night that the UFC was trying to remedy this by pitting former champ Luke Rockhold against newly minted champion Robert Whittaker. The champ is a killer and Rockhold … Read more
Luke Rockhold was the middleweight champion but is still very outspoken. It’s no secret that the 185 pound division is in complete disarray because of “money fights”. Michael Bisping rematched Dan Henderson and then fought a returning Georges St. Pierre while Rockhold, Yoel Romero, Robert Whittaker, and Jacare all sat waiting for a shot. Rockhold spoke his mind to the MMA Hour and held nothing back not even on the topic of Dana White. Check it out.
Michael Bisping does very well fighting on short notice. He won his middleweight championship from Luke Rockhold on short notice in devastating fashion. He now faces Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday in China on short notice yet again. Listen to his strategy for the bout.
Newly crowned middleweight champ Georges St. Pierre hasn’t even had the belt a week and he’s given it away to a wrestling coach. Rumors are running around the circles saying he’s done at middleweight and again it leaves the division in a bad way with contenders having no clear way to a legit title shot. … Read more
Check out Joe Rogan discussing Georges St. Pierre’s chances against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. He says GSP will never beat Michael, and he also discusses a potential follow up fight if GSP wins with Anderson Silva. He also breaks down the current state of the middleweight division and the treatment of non-champions in the organization.