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Media Luke Rockhold says he’s getting turned down by top 10 at 185: ‘Everyone’s just making excuses’

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  1. Filthy casual Tiger Belt

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    “I’ve taken some time off to just get my body right. Had quite a few surgeries and able to navigate the waters and feel good about it. Just giving some time to do me [and] organize life, business and live. It’s hard to live when you fight. I got it all out of my system and I’m trying to get that fire back and smash some heads.”

    Rockhold went on to reveal that he currently walks around at 205 pounds, which is where he feels the most comfortable, but it is not the weight he plans on returning at. He will be resuming his fight career at 185 pounds.

    “I need to find a top 10 guy who’s ready to sack up and ready to fight. There’s already been multiple people in the top 10 making excuses about why they don’t want to fight me."

    https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2021/5/...-top-10-everyone-just-making-excuses-ufc-news
     
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  2. WaylonMercy5150 Gold Belt

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    “I need to find a guy 10 who’s ready to sack up" Luke Rockhold 2021
     
  3. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    He needs to know that almost all of the top 10 are already booked atm, with the exception of Whittaker (who's next for title shot) and Gastelum who just fought and are in medical suspensions atm.
     
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  4. Blanqa Blanqua Sherdog God Belt

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    sure Luke, maybe in bizzaro world
     
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  5. Get To Da Choppa Brown Belt

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    "Jan Blachowicz is the best we can get", and "I don't lose to guys like Jan"
    [​IMG]

    Would love to see history repeat itself with Luke and his arrogance
     
  6. sdpdude9 Red Belt

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    Why does Rockhold, who is 1-3 in his last 4 with all stoppage losses and inactive for 2 years, deserve a top 10 guy?
     
  7. C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    Luke is getting slept again. Why keep fighting? He’s old.
     
  8. Fesaine Black Belt

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    Rockhold vs the winner of Souza vs Muniz.
     
  9. lenbiasgoat Purple Belt

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    Its 2021 and this is the ufc... And 100% agree with u
     
  10. Surveillance State Orange Belt

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    Give him a fight with Sean Strickland. Just outside the top 10. Huge name for Strickland to get under his belt if he's victorious. A good tester for Rockhold upon his return.

    Hopefully Strickland knocks him silly.
     
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  11. La Elefante Green Belt

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    This guy is such a fucking narcissist.

    "Anderson Silva was never on my level"

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    Why would a top 10 fighter want to fight an irrelevant person who isn't part of the "new era"
     
  12. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Because he's an alltime great MW

    His last loss was to Jan the LHW champ, then Yoel who arguably beat Whittaker, and Izzy

    Saying he's 1-3 obviously doesn't tell the whole story

    A lot of yall just don't like Rockhold and are biased against him
     
  13. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    in all fairness. He’s only getting knocked out by top 5 guys.
     
  14. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Yeah and the last dude is the current 205 champ, Rockhold should've never been fighting at 205
     
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  15. Squintz Silver Belt

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    I too would like to find a 10 to sack up with.
     
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  16. Gensoking Brown Belt

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    Also need to mention he was completely shut off in all 3 of those losses including by Michael Bisping
     
  17. koquerelle Silver Belt

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    I wouldn't fight him. No name recognition anymore and he's a good fighter.
     
  18. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    He’s got a glaring weakness though.

    Jans punch actually broke his jaw.
     
  19. Johnnny Purple Belt

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    Because there are quite a few guys currently ranked in the Top 10 with similar records.

    #6 Darren Till: 1-3
    #7 Jack Hermansson: 1-2
    #9 Kelvin Gastelum: 1-4
     
  20. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Red Belt Platinum Member

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    ok... you think that's a reason to not give him a top 10 MW?
     

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