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:

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Chris Weidman defends middleweight title against Luke Rockhold in UFC 194 co-main event

  • 20 days ago
  • 23 views

Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor won't be the only title fight at UFC 194. Chris Weidman will defend his middleweight belt against Luke Rockhold in the co-main event of the huge card Dec. 12 in Las Vegas read news >>

Champ Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold co-headlines UFC 194 in Las Vegas

  • 20 days ago
  • 6 views

A middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Luke Rockhold will co-headline UFC 194 in December.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Joe Rogan: UFC probably going to add more weight classes

  • 20 days ago
  • 200 views

UFC commentator and personality Joe Rogan discusses the likelihood of adding more weight classes to the promotion. The UFC currently permits ten weight classes in the organisation, ranging from the w read news >>

Josh Thomson excited to sign 'fighter-friendly contract' with Bellator MMA

  • 21 days ago
  • 4 views

Former Strikeforce champion and ex-UFC lightweight Josh Thomson has officially signed with Bellator MMA. Check out what he has to say about his new home, which reunites him with Scott Coker. Bellator read news >>

Coach: Rousey is ‘quicker, stronger and faster’ than Cyborg

  • 21 days ago
  • 4 views

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses the latest chapter in the Rousey vs Cyborg saga, as well as why Rousey will not fight at catchweight or featherweight. read news >>

Former Strikeforce lightweight champ Josh Thomson signs with Bellator MMA

  • 22 days ago
  • 5 views

Former Strikeforce lightweight champ and seven-time UFC veteran Josh Thomson is the latest addition to the Bellator MMA roster.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson expected to join Bellator MMA

  • 22 days ago
  • 12 views

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson is expected to sign with Bellator MMA after the UFC declined to give him a new contract. Less than two years ago, former Strikefroce LW champion J read news >>

Luke Rockhold promises to bring 'cockier' UFC champ Chris Weidman 'back down to earth'

  • 22 days ago
  • 188 views

The UFC middleweight No. 1 contender is looking forward to "exposing" the "All-American" champion. It has been four months since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender Luke read news >>

Jose Aldo UFC 190 media scrum

  • 26 days ago
  • 15 views

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo discusses returning to training following a rib injury, fighting Conor McGregor at the Dallas Cowboys stadium, why he thinks T.J. Dillashaw shouldn’t call him out, his rel read news >>

The MMA Hour - 293 - Alex Davis

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

Alex Davis, the manager of Rousimar Palhares, discusses his fighter's punishment. read news >>