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Henderson looking for a definitive win in his rematch with Belfort at UFN 32

Written on November 09, 2013 by Hector

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Dan Henderson promises to go for the finish in his rematch against Vitor Belfort this Saturday night at Goiania, Brazil

Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort had their first encounter in Pride FC 32 with Hendo bagging the W with a unanimous decision. Seven years later, the two MMA icons will meet again but this time, Henderson wants a definitive win over The Phenom.

According to Henderson, the only things that he remembers from their 2006 fight was that he was getting the better of his Brazilian counterpart for the entire 15 minutes of their light heavyweight bout. Although happy with his performance, Hendo mentions that he should have not leave the fight to the hands of the judges.

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Rockhold wants Carmont for his octagon return

Written on October 18, 2013 by Hector

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Luke Rockhold is planning for a comeback before the end of the year and he wants "Limitless" or Costa Philippou for that fight

Luke Rockhold plans to return to the octagon before the end of this year and the former Strikeforce middleweight champ is eyeing Francis Carmont and Costa Philippou as possible opponents. “Rocky” was supposed to fight this weekend against Tim Boetsch but a knee injury yanked him out of the bout. In the recent edition of UFC Tonight, Rockhold revealed that he is nearing full recovery and he targets to compete in UFC’s year end card.

“Rockhold is hoping to be cleared for MMA training in 2 weeks. Wants to fight @franciscarmont at UFC 168. If not, @Philippou185UFC”

Carmont responded to the tweet and stated that he is willing to fight Rockhold at any given point.

“Luke Rockhold wants to fight me, he is the champion of Strikeforce, I’m ready, let’s go.”writes Carmont on his twitter account.

Rockhold, who wrestled the Strikeforce 185 belt from the highly touted Jakare Souza, was stopped by Vitor Belfort in the first round of his UFC debut. The loss to Belfort ended Rocky’s 9-fight winning streak. Meanwhile, Francis Carmont is just coming off a win against Costa Philippou in last month’s UFC 165. He is undefeated in his 6 UFC fights and the said victory was his 11th win in a row.

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“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” Event Set for July 14

Written on July 05, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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The "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy" event is set to be held at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland

The upcoming “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” card will now officially take place this July 14 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. The event will be composed of nine matches.

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Strikeforce Rockhold vs. Jardine Results

Written on January 09, 2012 by Markham Mencken

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Strikeforce results, Luke Rockhold defeats Keith Jardine by TKO.

The complete results from Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine event that took place on January 7th are out. The main event features Luke Rockhold successfully defending the middleweight title by knocking out Keith Jardine during the first round.

Other highlights include crowd favorites Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal knocking out Lorenz Larkin in the second round.

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Strikeforce Pre-Fight: Luke Rockhold Talks About His Journey

Written on September 10, 2011 by Lulu

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Luke Rockhold talks about his journey in a Strikeforce pre-fight press conference video.

Luke Rockhold talks about his way to a middleweight title shot by fighting on the Showtime Strikeforce Challengers shows. While normally looked at as a developmental show for young up and comers, Rockhold was able to build himself into a top middleweight fighter.

Now, as he prepares to fight Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza this Saturday night Luke Rockhold is very confident that he will win his upcoming bout. He also talks about his camp at American Kickboxing Academy, and how they helped him to be prepared for the upcoming tournament.

Check out Luke Rockhold at the Strikeforce Pre Fight Press Conference’s video posted after the jump, courtesy of MMAweekly.com.

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