UFC FN 101: Luke Rockhold Withdraws From Rematch With “Jacare” Souza, Manager Calls For Title Shot
By FCF Staff
The UFC has lost a pivotal middleweight fight from its upcoming schedule, as according to multiple reports, Luke Rockhold has withdrawn from a November 27th bout with “Jacare” Souza.
The former middleweight champ has reportedly suffered a knee injury, and will no longer rematch Souza at UFC FN 101. The two met for the first time in 2011 and Rockhold won by decision.
In a report from MMA Fighting, Souza’s manager, Gilberto Faria said they are only interested in facing champion Michael Bisping next.
UFC FN 101 is scheduled to take place in Melbourne, Australia.