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Luke Rockhold will have a career revival and fight for MW belt by next year

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  1. Mesos Black Belt

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    Heres a hot take for ya. I still think Luke matches up very well with anyone from Middleweight. I think he can get 2 top 10 wins and will be given a title fight after.

    Lukes been on a rought streak recently, and got knocked out few times but if you look at it realistically…. It was against the best of the best. There is no shame in losing to Jan the LHW champ, Romero (who adensanya was terrified off) and Bisping.

    I think Lukes biggest issues have been injury related and he seems like he’s finally healthy after years. I also suspect that the hand he kept dropping (when he would always get caught) is because of his shoulder injury which he has healed. Bisping also recently commented he saw Luke train and “that hes still got it”

    Luke will beat Sean Strickland pretty easy and he matches up well with the top 5 guys. I have doubts he will win against Adensanya but we are gonna see a late career revival here with Luke.

    Discuss.
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  2. SpedDaddyV GOAT

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    nope

    a 36 year old who has major flaws in his striking and has gotten KOd brutally in 3 of his last 4 fights, as well as having his soul taken by Vitor years ago will never win the title again

    /thread

    edit: just noticed the shoop. good job, take a like
     
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  3. Krokodil White Belt

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    No. Ban.

    Nice 2015 shoop though.
     
  4. Mesos Black Belt

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    We are talking about a former SF/UFC champ here. Luke isn’t getting beat by cans. Hes still elite and has enough in the tank for one last run. I seen some of his training videos and he looks sharp.

    Im not saying Lukes gonna beat Adensanya. What I am saying is he will have a career resurgence and get a title fight. If he wins belt awesome but not sold on that. Will see…
     
  5. gluehuffer1776 Brown Belt

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    I agree. Luke rockhold is returning and will solidify himself as the mw goat
     
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  6. Krokodil White Belt

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    Yeah. Weidman, Penn, Cruz, all these men were champs at some point. Now all we hope is that they finally hang 'em up.

    Rockhold got the belt because Weidman threw a sloppy kick and he lost it to Bisping right away.

    I admire his looks as much as the next dude, but he got exposed.
     
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  8. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    I hope so. War Luke.

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  9. jm5000 Orange Belt

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    With the way the UFC works he is reasonably two fights away from a title shot. Strickland is a winnable fight, so I can see your prediction happening. Probably gets KTFO by Adesanya if he makes it that far though lol
     
  10. King in the North Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I think if he can put a couple of wins together we could see him elevated to a title shot. It’s possible. The Strickland fight is winnable.


    I don’t see him beating Adesanya though. But it wouldn’t be that crazy.
     
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  11. Leinster Rugby Black Belt

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    Don't see that happening
     
  12. DBall007 Brown Belt

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    Post USADA Rockhold is a joke
     
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  14. Only Here for Attachments Boomer Lives Matter

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    Vitor is boxing
    Bisping retired
    Yoel got released
    Jan is staying at 205

    Nothing can stop Luke now!!
     
  15. johny ringo Sweep the leg

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    His time has passed. He will be nothing more than shoop material in the ranks of 7-10. That may be generous. I do hope he accepts the Strictland fight and wins.
     
  16. kuf Yellow Belt

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    They couldn't have placed two more socially awkward fighters next to each other even if they tried to.
    I honestly believe that they exchanged a single greeting and then stayed silent the entire night.
     
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  17. 15089371 Green Belt

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    That was TRT Vitor tho, he was taking everyone's soul until USADA
     
  18. Moro Brown Belt

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    Luke Rockhard coming for that strap.
     
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  19. Mesos Black Belt

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    Still has plenty of pop in the punches


    and sharp kicks
     
  20. PlasticFishBowl Blue Belt

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    What you aren’t factoring in is that Rockhold is old and shot. It’s not 2015. Move on
     

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