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Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016

UFC FN 101: Luke Rockhold Withdraws From Rematch With “Jacare” Souza, Manager Calls For Title Shot

Luke Rockhold (photo via UFC)

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has lost a pivotal middleweight fight from its upcoming schedule, as according to multiple reports, Luke Rockhold has withdrawn from a November 27th bout with “Jacare” Souza.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.

posted by FCF Staff @ 5:33 pm
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