Luke Rockhold and Jacare are the only two Strikeforce guys left to make a big impact on the UFC. Currently, the Strikeforce Invasion (as I’ve taken to calling it) has gone pretty damn well — the Strikeforce guys have won 17 of their 33 matchups, with just a few more of their fighters left to make debuts. Now, Strikeforce middleweight champ, Luke Rockhold, is ready to make a Vitor Belfort-sized dent in the Octagon in his debut.
Normally, facing Vitor Belfort in Brazil wouldn’t be the best way to introduce yourself, but Luke Rockhold thinks he’s more of a man than Vitor due to the legend’s TRT use and… Other substances, and he wants to head down to Brazil to prove his point, and get a title shot out of it.
Here’s what Luke said to MMA Fight Corner about Vitor, his TRT and his Strikeforce cohorts making a name for themselves of the spilt blood of the incumbent UFC fighters.
“Cormier won – he beat a top contender in the UFC. Josh Thomson beat another top UFC fighter. And I think Gilbert...