Belfort vs. Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold ‘in the works’

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has indicated his desire to fight a champion. Luke Rockhold finished his time in Strikeforce as middleweight champion.

Sounds like a match to make.

Pressed on future opponents for the former UFC light heavyweight champion on the heels of his spectacular finish of Michael Bisping, UFC president Dana White told reporters on Thursday that he’s looking to put together a bout between Belfort and Rockhold.

“Rockhold,” White said. “That’s what we’re talking about.”

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