Luke Rockhold says that move to the LHW division is imminent. How does he fare against the top guys?

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    Future champ.

    No real competition for him besides Jones and Gus.
     
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    Unless he is going up to heavyweight to fight Werdum I’ve no interest in this glass jawed diva
     
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    Against the top guys:

    Gus murks him. Gus's TDD held up pretty well against Jones and DC, and Luke will lose his length advantage. Not to mention that Gus has power.

    Jones/Rockhold would be a once in a lifetime match on the ground. I NEED to see this. GOAT P4P top control vs. Jones's grappling skill. Jones takes it IMO.

    Oezdemir KOs Luke 60% of the time, with Luke getting on top and winning the other 40%. I believe in Volkan's ability to improve, though, so in a few years Oezdemir should be able to murk Luke.

    But who knows, he could be another RDA.
     
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    Is he dumping Demi Lovato for Rosie O'donnel?
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    he will lose... a lot

    he doesn't have the size advantage
    LHW has some big hitters who don't back down like Branch

    i like Luke but he isn't going to enter the top 5

    LHW is weak but he isn't going to crack it
     
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    you don't care to watch him fight because you think he's a diva? jesus, talk about being triggered haha.
     
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    Now is certainly the time for him to move up. With DC and Jones gone, I think he is top 5 easy
     
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    He gives up his height/reach advantage he has over MWs. He would get tagged up on feet
     
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    With DC set to retire and Jones possibly getting a lengthy suspension i think we are about to see a lot of MWs move up

    Gus will be the guy to beat and I don't Luke see having anything for him

    He'd beat most of the other guys but still get flashed KO'd a few times by a guy with power like Oz or Manuwa
     
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    What top guys ?

    In 1 year it will only be Gus.. LHW is dead.
     
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    Rockhold vs Jones... would like to see that fight.
     
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    The Dark Sorcerer is young and will still be a top guy unless he drops off really bad.
     
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    I think he has a good shot against Jones. Loses to Gus. Whoops Volkan ass.

    If Rumble ever comes back, he’d lay Luke out like a yoga mat.
     
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    There' not fighter that makes me cringe more then Luke rockhold when he speaks. He sounds like he goes home looks in the mirror and just thinks of one liners that sound cool to him. When he actually says them out loud in public it's like watching a bad movie like sharknado except this guy is serious when he says this shit
     
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    beats them all probably, only gus would give him trouble.


    LHW division is bums
     
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    I think he gets slept if he doesn't get the fight to the ground. Manuwa, Oezdemir and Gus could def ring his bell. Jones would obviously beat him.
     
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    Shogun would KO him
     
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