Who is Luke Rockhold?

Luke Skyler Rockhold is an American mixed martial artist signed to the UFC, competing in the Light Heavyweight division. He competed at Middleweight and he is the former UFC Middleweight Champion. He also won the Strikeforce Middleweight Champion. He defended the title twice and was the last man to hold the belt before Strikeforce was officially absorbed by the UFC in 2013. He is a professional model having modeled at the New York Fashion Week and as the new face of Ralph Lauren's "Polo Blue" fragrance.

What is Luke Rockhold Famous for?

Luke Rockhold is famous for an MMA Fighter. He looked impressive in his debut, forcing his opponent to submit from punches. At Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz, he won his third consecutive fight. He defeated Jesse Taylor, Paul Bradley. He was announced as a playable character for the EA Sports MMA video game.

After more than a year and a half hiatus from fighting due to injuries. He stepped into the cage to fight Strikeforce Middleweight champion Ronaldo Souza in 2011. He won the fight via unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, and 48-47) to become the new Strikeforce Middleweight champion. He faced Keith Jardine at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine on January 7, 2012. He won the fight via TKO in the first round. For his second title defense, he faced Tim Kennedy in the main event of Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy on July 14, 2012. He successfully defended his title for a second time, winning the fight via unanimous decision 49-46 on all three judges' scorecards. For his third defense, he was expected to face challenger Lorenz Larkin at Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir on November 3, 2012. He was forced to withdraw from the show due to injury and the event was later canceled.

On December 12, 2015, he faced Chris Weidman for the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 194. He delivered more ground and pound to win the fight via TKO in the fourth round and became the 7th middleweight champion in UFC history. On June 4, 2016, a rematch with Weidman was scheduled to take place at UFC 199. Weidman pulled out of the fight on May 17 with an undisclosed injury was replaced by Michael Bisping. He was expected to face Ronaldo Souza in a rematch on November 27, 2016, at UFC Night 101. The pairing was canceled on November 1 after Rockhold was ruled out of the contest after sustaining an undisclosed injury. Souza was also removed from the card. He faced former two-time WSOF champion David Branch on September 16, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 116 after being away from the sport for almost 15 months due to injuries. He won the fight by forcing Branch to tap out form his punches in the second round. He was briefly linked to a light heavyweight bout with Alexander Gustafsson on August 4, 2018, at UFC 227. later, he re-injured his leg in training and the fight was scuttled. He announced he wool be moving up to light heavyweight due to ever-increasingly harder weight cuts that have led to numerous injuries during training. His light heavyweight debut took place against Jan Blachowicz on July 6, 2019, at UFC 239. He lost by knockout in the second round.

Where did Luke Rockhold Grow Up?

Luke Rockhold was born on October 17, 1984, in Santa Cruz, California. He holds American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His birth sign is Libra. His father was a professional basketball player in Europe and his mother was a tennis player. He grows up with his older brother named Matt Rockhold, who is a pro-surfer. Luke started training Judo when he was just 6 years old but quit upon turning 10. When he entered the seventh grade, he joined his school's Wrestling team and stuck with the sport all through Soquel High School while taking jiu-jitsu classes.

What is Luke Rockhold Body Features?

Luke Rockhold height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and body weight of 84 kg. His body measurements are 44-16-34 inches. He has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Is Luke Rockhold Married?

Luke Rockhold is a famous UFC Fighter as well as a Model. He is an unmarried man. He is dating a famous singer Demi Lovato, who is a singer and actress since late 2016. They split in January 2017. Currently, he is single and focusing on his career.

How much is Luke Rockhold's Net Worth?

Luke Rockhold estimated net worth of $2 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his professional.