Rockhold VS Weidman 2 set for UFC 230 after Rockhold and the UFC agree on a new deal

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  1. Cooliox

    Cooliox Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Chris Weidman today tweeted that he’s signed to meet Luke Rockhold at November’s UFC 230 event after Rockhold informed ESPN.com that he’s now satisfied with his contract status along with the booking.

    Rockhold initially stated that he will not fight unless he was offered the "right contract" (read more here): http://forums.sherdog.com/threads/r...-need-to-fight-unless-right-contract.3813459/


    With the addition, the latest UFC 230 lineup now includes:
    • Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier
    • David Branch vs. Ronaldo Souza
    • Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero
    • Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson
    • Sultan Aliev vs. Lyman Good
    • Matt Frevola vs. Lando Vannata
    • Brian Kelleher vs. Domingo Pilarte
    • Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman


    (Thanks to Jackonfire for sharing the tweet)
     
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    Weidman checks dat chin this time.
     
  3. Cooliox

    Cooliox Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    As long as he doesn't try spinning shit, he will be fine
     
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    This card is gonna be awesome <{JustBleed}>
     
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    This is a huge fight. Win and title hopes are alive, lose and middleweight run is over imo.
     
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    Yeah, he went full-tard in that first fight.
     
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    Dana getting an easy and popular matchup for his boy's comeback.

    I hope a double KO happens
     
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    Romero vs Costa not fighting anymore, confirmed!!!!!!
     
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    God I can't wait to see Rocksalt face down ass up.
     
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    Espresso ...with Yellow Crema Yellow Card

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    Asking for more?... Like TJ would say

    I bet you'd like that

    {<BJPeen}
     
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    Oh I’m so glad another primadonna was placated.
     
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    Cooliox Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    whatever turns you on buddy....
     
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    Mysterio Banned Banned

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    I feel like Luke lost a lot of his passion for the sport after his meeting with Yoel.

    I'm going with Weidman in the rematch.
     
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    Whineman fighting legit MW again so he is getting KTFO one more time.
     
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    Woah its a MW tournament
     
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    Luke a bitch
     
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    holy shit that is a fucking insane card. Card of the year??
     
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    I don’t like this fight being a 3 rounder.

    It does feel like one of those fights that we should create a 186 pound belt and never speak of it again just to get this to 5 rounds (since the fight is going to be 3rd from the top most likely)
     
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    Could be interesting.

    Both fighters are on downswings and tend to get salty when they lose. So that will be fun.

    I think mike ruined rockhold and yoel ruined the chris.

    The fight is largely irrelevant from a title shot perspective, but again, could be fun.
     
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    Should've saved this match for another event imo. I agree that this can't be 3 rounds, I can see a trilogy happening here.
     
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