Luke Rockhold (pictured) may have entered Saturday’s scrap against Lyoto Machida as the fourth ranked UFC middleweight, but he likely left the cage as the division’s top contender. Sorry, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza.
Machida fell to the mat in the opening round after eating a punch (it also looked like he slipped at the same time), but “The Dragon” was never able to recover...
NEWARK, N.J. — Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza may currently be the number one middleweight contender after his Saturday co-main event win over Chris Camozzi, but come Monday, when the updated rankings are revealed, the man in line for a shot at the 185-pound belt may very well be Luke Rockhold, who dominated Lyoto Machida in the main event at Prudential Center before submitting him...
Main Card (FOX – 8 p.m.)
• Middleweight Main Event: Luke Rockhold (14-2) defeats Lyoto Machida (22-6) via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:31
• Middleweight Bout: Ronaldo Souza (22-3) defeats Chris Camozzi (20-10) via verbal submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:33
• Featherweight Bout: Max Holloway (13-3) defeats Cub Swanson (21-7) via submission (guillotine choke...
Luke Rockhold has been on a good run since getting knocked out against Vitor Belfort back in May 2013. Heading in to Saturday night's main event against Lyoto Machida he had one his last three with the last two coming via submission. From the start of the fight it was clear he wanted to try to get Machida in a submission hold as well.He almost got him in the first round, but he did...
NEWARK -- Luke Rockhold wanted to make a statement on Saturday night to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is the No. 1 contender in the UFC middleweight division.
Consider it mission accomplished.
Rockhold faced former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the main event of FOX UFC Fight Night from New Jersey and it took him less than two rounds to put the Brazilian...
Now that “UFC on FOX: Machida vs. Rockhold” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 11PM ET/8PM PT.
In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Lyoto Machida, Luke Rockhold, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Paige VanZant, Helice Herrig and the...
Luke Rockhold almost made it look easy tonight in the main event of UFC On FOX 15 as he rocked Lyoto Machida with ground and pound in the opening round and then capitalized on his still seemingly dazed opponent in the second with a rear-naked choke submission.
The main event of the evening is underway. Machida with the first flurry of punches in the fight, though nothing...
“UFC on FOX: Machida vs. Rockhold” will be jumping off Saturday inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. UFC Fight Pass kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT.
FOX will handle everything else from there. The remaining four prelims air at 6PM ET/3PM PT. The main card begins immediately after at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Here are the official weigh-in results and replay for tomorrow nights UFC on FOX 15 event that took place just moments ago in Newark, New Jersey.
Main Card (FOX – 8 p.m.)
• Middleweight Main Event: Lyoto Machida (185) vs. Luke Rockhold (185)
• Middleweight Bout: Ronaldo Souza (186) vs. Chris Camozzi (185)
• Featherweight Bout: Cub Swanson (145) vs. Max Holloway (146)
Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 15 pre-fight interviews with all eight main card fighters including headliners Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold.