Dana White Reports Rockhold – Weidman II Planned For UFC 199, Cormier – Jones II Likely For April
By FCF Staff
All signs have been pointing to an immediate rematch between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman taking place, and today, Dana White confirmed the bout is indeed in the works.
While speaking to Garbage Time with Katie Nolan, White relayed that Rockhold – Weidman II is being targeted for UFC 199 in June. No specific date was provided.
Rockhold stopped Weidman at UFC 194 in December to take the middleweight title.
In addition, the UFC President said that the expected rematch between light-heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones is being planned for April. No details regarding the date were given. Jones decisioned Cormier in January, 2014.
.@katienolan with another scoop! @LukeRockhold will rematch @ChrisWeidmanUFC in June #GTLive https://t.co/FPRrmAP9og
— Garbage Time (@GarbageTime) February 3, 2016