Luke Rockhold made 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 while fighter on those cards.

Now fighting Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza on Saturday night, Rockhold is supremely confident that he’ll walk out the winner.

Rockhold also talks about his camp at American Kickboxing Academy, an dhow they helped him prepare for his big moment on Saturday night in Strikeforce.

Check out Luke Rockhold at the Strikeforce Pre Fight Press Conference:

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