Luke Rockhold is scheduled to fight Lyoto Machida this Saturday night at UFC on Fox 15 in the main event and spoke about the possible title shot that he could receive by beating Machida.
“The title shot is mine; I’m going to go take it,” Rockhold said. “That’s what happens. I think I’m going to go out there and dominate my fight.”
Luke Rockhold (13-2) 3 KO, 8 Sub & 2 DEC wins. Rockhold is 4-1 in his last five fights and coming into UFC on Fox 15, he is on a three fight winning streak. He beat Tim Kennedy in June of 2012 under the Strikeforce banner by a five-round decision victory. He made his UFC debut against Vitor Belfort, but lost by first round head kick in May of 2013. He then went on to beat Costas Philippou in January of 2014 by first round kick to the body knockout. Then beat Tim Boetsch at UFC 172 by first round triangle kimura. In his next and latest bout, he beat Michael Bisping in November of 2014 by second round guillotine choke.
We will be providing live play-by-play coverage of UFC on Fox 15 on Saturday starting at 4:15PM EST.