Rockhold: I’m moving up to 205 to get after ‘princess’ Jones

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  1. Wild

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    “Just hold tight, I’m coming princess.”

    Those are the words of former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, whose next fight is slated to be in the light heavyweight division. The “princess” in question is current champion Jon Jones, who won the vacant title by TKO vs. Alexander Gustafsson at last week’s UFC 232.

    Rockhold spoke with TMZ about Jones’ winning performance, and how well he matches up with “Bones.”

    “I thought he looked beatable,” Rockhold said. “He’s good on the feet, he’s tactical, Jon, he adjusts and he fights to his advantages. I like my advantages versus his. He’s great, he’s good everywhere, but I don’t think he’s the most technical on the feet. I don’t think he’s got the…


    Luke Rockhold: I’m moving up to 205 to get after ‘princess’ Jon Jones
     
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    I love the potential for this fight. The trash talk will be cringeworthy and the fight would be intriguing.
     
  3. GaIt

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    You think?

    I feel like Jones would finish Luke within 3 rounds.
     
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    Honestly this matchup is far more intriguing to me than a Smith fight. I think Jones would beat him but still, I'd watch it.
     
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    Ill watch jones split rockholds head open with a spinning elbow and leave him in a pile on the floor.
     
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    Oh he probably would, but at least Luke's new blood at 205 and someone that would get fans hyped. I think it could be interesting for a round or two as well, since Luke can wrestle and has some height/length.
     
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  7. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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    Yes, Luke. Tell me more about how you're going to beat the guy that fucked up your training partner that would smash you.


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    KWingJitsu เดินช้าแค่ไหนไม่เป็นไร ตราบใดที่ไม่หยุดเดิน

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    LMAO!!!!


    Hey... fighter's got talk fighter talk, till it's time to catch the beating, so don't blame him.
     
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    I am ALL for letting Juicy J get jacked to the gils on turinabol for a fight against Luke. He can even bring a knife in the cage as far as I am concerned...
     
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    No more than 2 rounds
     
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    I'm all for this fight
     
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    He will not beat jones, lol

    And the buildup would be hilarious.......I remember one of rogans fight companions when he said “oh shit, that was some terrible shit talking, ha ha ha” after luke said this


    View: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4PM77zcAdDA
     
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    I don’t know if I would be calling anyone Princess if I was just knocked out and kissed by another man.

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    Will be interesting to see how Jon deals with the kicks that will be coming.
     
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    he'd be lucky to even break the top 10 in LHW he's never getting close to jones
     
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    will be interesting
    185 is a snakepit

    he could put on some size

    I think he can beat half the LHWs
    his name will get him top 5 matchups
     
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    STOP it LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK
     
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    Easiest fight of Jones’ career.
     
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    Such cringe..........
     
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    He will kick Smith upside the head and then punch him a few more times on his way to la la land......

    I look forward to the fight though. New blood like u said somewhere else.
     
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    He’s made a lot of fights look easy. I think this could end up being challenging for a round or two if they were to fight soon
     
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    Rockhold has a great to watch style if everything is going well, but i don't see him beating Bones anytime soon.
     
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    Luke has the head movement of an 8 month old. Jones is going to slap that noggin' around like it's a ketchup bottle with the last drop of his Turinabol in it...

    Wanna see some head movement? Now THIS man knew proper DEFENSE:



     
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