Luke Rockhold set to face Chris Weidman at UFC 199 in June

Dana White has confirmed to Garbage Time on FS1 that Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold will take on Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 in June.

It seemed at one point there was going to be a fight between Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero but that will not be the case as allegedly Romero is caught up in a performance enhancing drug fiasco.

Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold has record of 15-2 and is riding a five fight win streak with all fights ending via a finish. Rockhold’s latest win was against Chris Weidman via TKO punches in round 3 at UFC 194 in Las Vegas in December of 2015.

Former Middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a MMA record of 13-1. Weidman’s latest victory was over was MMA veteran Vitor Belfort via TKO punches in Round 1 at UFC 187 this past May. His latest loss see above.


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