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Luke Rockhold Says Move to Light Heavyweight is Inevitable

Luke Rockhold says he’ll be a light heavyweight in due time. Rockhold is coming off a second-round submission victory over David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116. It was Rockhold’s …read more

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Michael Bisping says Luke Rockhold ‘looked very sloppy’ against David Branch

Michael Bisping may not have fought at UFC Pittsburgh, but he still found his name attached to the event when main event winner Luke Rockhold called out Bisping’s next opponent, …read more

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Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping’s UFC Reign ‘Worst in History’

Luke Rockhold didn’t hold back on UFC Tonight Wednesday evening. After returning this past weekend and finishing David Branch, Rockhold refused to address UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping – who …read more

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Luke Rockhold Rips Michael Bisping’s Title Reign: ‘I Think It’s the Worst In UFC History’

After more than a year away, Luke Rockhold returned to the Octagon in emphatic fashion this past Saturday, scoring a technical knockout of David Branch in the second round at …read more

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Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping’s title reign ‘the worst in UFC history’

After disposing of David Branch in the second round of their UFC Pittsburgh main event on Saturday, former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was pointed in who he …read more

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Kenny Florian: Luke Rockhold still has holes in boxing that Michael Bisping exposed last year

Kenny Florian was critical of Luke Rockhold’s most recent performance against David Branch. Although Luke Rockhold pulled off a super rare stoppage at UFC Fight Night 116, forcing opponent David …read more

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Morning Report: Kenny Florian believes Michael Bisping set a blueprint on how to beat Luke Rockhold

On Saturday evening, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold overcame a rocky start to stop David Branch in the second round with strikes from the mount. It was Rockhold’s first …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh medical suspensions: David Branch out 45 days

Former WSOF two-division champion David Branch was among 11 fighters to receive an extended medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC Pittsburgh. The Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission on Monday released …read more

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Bisping: ‘Sloppy’ Luke Rockhold needs to stop sulking about Georges St-Pierre fight ... which could be my last

Luke Rockhold got back on the winning track this past weekend (Sat., Sept. 16, 2017) by forcing David Branch to tap to strikes in the main event of UFC Fight …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 Reebok Payouts: Rockhold & Hall Top List

The UFC Fight Night 116 Reebok payouts have rolled out. UFC Fight Night 116’s main event featured a middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Rockhold nabbed a submission …read more

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David Branch explains why he tapped out to Luke Rockhold’s strikes

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with an exciting night of fights from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the main event of the evening, former two-division World Series of Fighting …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh results: What’s next for Luke Rockhold after beating down David Branch?

It took around two years, but Luke Rockhold is back in the win column after scoring an impressive win over David Branch in the main event of last night’s (Sat., …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Luke Rockhold and UFC Fight Night 116's other winning fighters?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosFormer champ Luke Rockhold returned to the UFC middleweight title contender mix on Saturday when he put a thorough beating on David Branch in the …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 post-event facts: Mike Perry's power gaining a reputation

The return of Luke Rockhold was a triumphant one on Saturday when the former UFC middleweight champion defeated David Branch in the UFC Fight Night 116 main event.
After a more …read more

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Luke Rockhold went off on Georges St-Pierre following his victory over David Branch

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold returned to the octagon in the headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 116 event in Pittsburgh where he scored a second-round stoppage victory …read more

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Luke Rockhold Urges Georges St-Pierre to Pull Out of UFC 217

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Following his second-round finish of David Branch on Saturday, former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold urged Georges St-Pierre to pull out of his UFC 217 title fight against Michael …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 results from last night: Luke Rockhold vs David Branch fight recap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and David Branch clashed last night (Sept. 16, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 116 inside PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
It’s been …read more

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Pros react to Luke Rockhold’s stoppage victory over David Branch

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold returned to the win column in the main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 116 event in Pittsburgh by scoring a second-round stoppage …read more

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Luke Rockhold wins, gets mad, turns his focus on ... Georges St-Pierre?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCSo Luke Rockhold shows up in Pittsburgh for UFC Fight Night 116, wins the fight he’s supposed to win against David Branch, then gets on the …read more

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David Branch on tapping to strikes at UFC-Pittsburgh: 'I didn't just give up'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosPITTSBURGH – David Branch insists his loss to Luke Rockholdin the UFC Fight Night 116 won’t prevent him from his ultimately goal of becoming middleweight …read more

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Watch Luke Rockhold's ground-and-pound strikes earn David Branch tap

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosIt had been more than a year since Luke Rockhold had set foot in a UFC cage, but he left with a much-needed win.
Rockhold (16-3 MMA, …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 Highlights: Rockhold Forces Submission Via Strikes

Luke Rockhold is back in the win column and he did so with composure. Last night (Sept. 16), Rockhold threw leather with David Branch inside the PPG Paints Arena in …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh recap: Former champ Luke Rockhold makes David Branch tap to strikes in return

In the UFC Fight Night 116 main event, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold finished David Branch in the second round.
Luke Rockhold shined in his first fight since June …read more

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Ex-UFC Middleweight Champ Luke Rockhold Targets Eventual Move to 205 Pounds

Luke Rockhold had just made an emphatic return to the middleweight division with an emphatic stoppage of David Branch in the UFC Fight Night 116 headliner, but he was already …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh in Tweets: Pros react to Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch, wild finishes, more

With eight out of the 10 fights at UFC Pittsburgh ending by way of knockout or submission on Saturday, there was a ton of violence to talk about and the …read more

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Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch full fight video highlights

Watch Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch full fight video highlights from UFC Pittsburgh’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
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Twitter in Awe of Luke Rockhold’s Win Over David Branch

Luke Rockhold got off to a slow start against David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116 on Saturday night in Pittsburgh, but when he got the engine revved up, there …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh results: Luke Rockhold finishes David Branch in second round

For the better part of a round, Luke Rockhold looked very much like a rusty fighter.
Competing for the first time in 15 months, the former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh results: Luke Rockhold stops David Branch with strikes in the 2nd

Luke Rockhold returned to action with a second round finish of David Branch in the UFC Pittsburgh main event. The marquee matchup for UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch saw …read more

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Luck Rockhold defeats David Branch

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UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Luke Rockhold forces David Branch to tapout

A key middleweight scrap between former title holder Luke Rockhold and perennial contender David Branch headlined tonight’s UFC Fight Night 116 card in Pittsburgh.
Round one begins and Branch starts off …read more

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Luke Rockhold Strikes David Branch into Submission in UFC Fight Night 116 Main Event

Luke Rockhold forced David Branch to tap to strikes in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 116 headliner in Pittsburgh. …read more

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Luke Rockhold Punishes David Branch into Submission, Sends Warning to GSP

Luke Rockhold had to survive an early flurry from David Branch but he powered back in the second round to get a submission due to strikes in the main event …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116: Luke Rockhold TKOs Branch, tells GSP to back out now

Luke Rockhold and David Branch clashed last night (Sat., Sept. 16, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 116 on FOX Sports 1 live from inside PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. …read more

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Submission! Watch Luke Rockhold finish David Branch with strikes at UFC Fight Night 116

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made his return to the Octagon last night (Sat., Sept. 16, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 116 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Luke Rockhold making David Branch tap to strikes at UFC Pittsburgh

Pro fighters reacted to Luke Rockhold’s win over David Branch in Pittsburgh. Luke Rockhold rained shots onto David Branch’s head, in the second round of the main event at UFC …read more

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Twitter reacts to Luke Rockhold's finish of David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116

Former UFC champion Luke Rockhold successfully returned from a more than year-long layoff on Saturday when he defeated David Branch in the UFC Fight Night 116 headliner.
In his first fight …read more

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UFC-Pittsburgh results: Luke Rockhold stops David Branch, tells Georges St-Pierre to step aside

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared a bit hesitant in his first appearance in more than 15 months but shook off the cobwebs to earn a second-round finish of …read more

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Luke Rockhold: ‘It’s Time for Me to Belittle David Branch’

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Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made it clear, he thinks David Branch thinks too much …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 fight card: Luke Rockhold vs David Branch preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight elites Luke Rockhold and David Branch will clash TONIGHT (Sept. 16, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 116 inside PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
It’s been …read more

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David Branch prioritizes winning over risk taking: ‘That’s not good business for me’

David Branch understands that a large part of MMA is putting on exciting fights for the fans, but he’s not going to jeopardize his bottom line to do it.
On Monday, …read more

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David Branch plans to remind Luke Rockhold ‘of the situation he wants to put behind him so bad’

“It’s demoralizing, it’s not motivating. It’s demoralizing getting your butt kicked and getting knocked out in front of anybody, having memes made about you, having people think crazy things about …read more

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David Branch "I've been on this stage before"

At Fight Night Pittsburgh open workouts, David Branch took a few moments to discuss his opponents, and what it’s like to make his return to the UFC after six years …read more

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Luke Rockhold vs David Branch full fight video preview for UFC Pittsburgh main event

After more than a year away from action, Luke Rockhold will make his long-awaited return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he faces off against David Branch in the main …read more

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David Branch vs. Krzysztof Jotko full fight video

At UFC 211 back in May, light heavyweight and middleweight WSOF champion David Branch made his return to the UFC by taking on Krzysztof Jotko in the opening bout of …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 116’s Luke Rockhold

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight kingpin, Luke Rockhold, returns to the fray opposite jiu-jitsu ace, David Branch, this Saturday (Sept. 16, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 116 inside PPG …read more

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David Branch on Luke Rockhold: ‘Get Off the Hype…He’s Just a [Expletive] Man’

David Branch is the kind of fighter who runs towards an impossible challenge rather than away from it.
Case in point, Branch returned to the UFC earlier this year with a …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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UFC Pittsburgh: Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch Main Event Preview

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Preview the main event match-up between No. 3 ranked middleweight Luke Rockhold and No. 9 ranked David Branch this Saturday at UFC Pittsburgh Live on FS1.
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UFC Fight Night 116 predictions, preview, and analysis

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to FOX Sports 1 this weekend because fuck your social life, David Branch is back in the promotion and ready to make some noise in …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh betting odds: Rockhold heavily favored in return vs. Branch

Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s UFC Pittsburgh card, as the UFC’s former 185 king Luke Rockhold is heavily favored against former WSOF champ David Branch. The UFC Pittsburgh …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch Weigh-in Face-Offs Video

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All 20 fighters made weight for UFC Pittsburgh as Luke Rockhold and David Branch are set to square off in the main event on Saturday on FS1.
Watch as …read more

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Fight Night Pittsburgh: Weigh-in Results

Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch, which is headlined by the middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and David Branch, airs live on FS1 on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10pm ET from …read more

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Luke Rockhold vs David Branch staredown video from UFC Pittsburgh weigh ins

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than 24 hours away from its UFC Fight Night 116: “Rockhold vs. Branch” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, locked and …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh weigh-in results

At the UFC Pittsburgh weigh-ins, all 20 fighters taking part in Saturday’s fights successfully hit the scale.
Headliners Luke Rockhold and David Branch made the middleweight limit without issue, with Rockhold …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 Weigh-in Results: Rockhold & Branch Make Weight

The UFC Fight Night 116 weigh-in results have concluded. The main event of tomorrow night’s (Sept. 16) event features a middleweight clash between Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Rockhold made …read more

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Luke Rockhold Feels David Branch is Not on His Level

Despite being confident that he is a step above David Branch, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is not taking him lightly “We couldn’t find the opponent (earlier this year), …read more

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Haunted by the ghost of Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold aims to ‘right that wrong’ at UFC Pittsburgh

After more than a year away from action, Luke Rockhold will make his long-awaited return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he faces off against David Branch in the main …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 odds: Latest Vegas lines and betting guide for 'Rockhold vs Branch'

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Strikeforce, and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) belts adorn the trophy cases of Luke Rockhold and David Branch, who headline UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh, …read more

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David Branch on Rockhold: "I’m gonna run this kid over”

David Branch admits that his return to the UFC in May after a six-year absence was akin to being in “a different fish tank” than he was while a two-division …read more

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David Branch ready for step up in competition vs. Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night 116

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosPITTSBURGH – David Branch has been on big stages before. When you’re a two-division champion, you get used to being in big fights.
Branch held the …read more

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Watch David Branch Get the Better of Krzysztof Jotko (UFC Pittsburgh Free Fight)

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Check out former World Series of Fighting dual-division champ David Branch’s return to the Octagon, as he bested Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211.
TRENDING > Michael Bisping Believes Jon …read more

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David Branch plans to make an example of Luke Rockhold en route to title shot

Headlining a UFC card for the first time, David Branch is warning everyone watching to expect the unexpected.
With the majority of his 21 career victories coming by way of decision, …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 116’s David Branch

Former two-division World Series of Fighting (WSOF) champ, David Branch, will do battle opposite former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight kingpin, Luke Rockhold, this Saturday (Sept. 16, 2017) at UFC …read more

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Luke Rockhold believes he outclasses David Branch at every turn at UFC Fight Night 116

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosPITTSBURGH – Luke Rockhold has been gone long enough that in the meantime, a former welterweight champion has ended his four-year retirement and skipped the …read more

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UFC Fight Night Coming Back To Pittsburgh

With UFC Pittsburgh coming up on Sept. 16, The FAN’s Chris Mueller caught up with David Branch and Gregor Gillespie, two fighters appearing on the card at PPG Paints Arena.
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‘UFC Tonight’ Crew Picks Luke Rockhold to Defeat David Branch

Both Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian believe it will be Luke Rockhold getting his hand raised Saturday night over David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116. Cormier, a teammate of …read more

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David Branch Sees UFC Fight Night 116 Bout Ending in Finish

Former two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch has strung together an impressive win streak. Saturday night, though, he’ll face his biggest challenge to date when he headlines UFC …read more

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Luke Rockhold Lashes Out at Georges St-Pierre: ‘He’s a Joke’

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has a problem with Georges St-Pierre fighting for the title he lost against Michael Bisping Rockhold, who faces David Branch on Saturday, hit out …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116: Preview for Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch

For Luke Rockhold and David Branch, Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 116 main event is a chance to make a statement in the middleweight division. Rockhold, a former UFC and Strikeforce …read more

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Thiago Alves Is Out of The Fight With Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh

This weekend, UFC Pittburgh goes down with a collection of some scrappy fights headlined by Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Unfortunately, there will be one less fight we can look …read more

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Before UFC-Pittsburgh main event, watch David Branch's successful return to the UFC

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosEarlier this year, David Branch made some waves when he vacated his pair of WSOF titles to return to the UFC.
His trip back was a successful …read more

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Fight Night: Rockhold vs Branch Fantasy Cheat Sheet

Former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will make his first appearance inside the Octagon in over a year when he takes on David Branch in the main event when the UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116 Free Fight: David Branch vs. Krzysztof Jotko

A free fight from the official YouTube channel of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been released. Back in May at UFC 211, David Branch took on Krzysztof Jotko in …read more

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Watch Luke Rockhold Destroy Lyoto Machida (UFC Pittsburgh Free Fight)

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Former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is back after a year off to face David Branch in the main event of UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh on Saturday.
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Video: Countdown to UFC: Luke Rockhold vs David Branch

Watch Countdown to UFC Fight NIght: Luke Rockhold vs David Branch The UFC has released a Countdown show to preview Luke Rockhold vs David Branch, the main event of their …read more

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David Branch: I’m going to shut down Luke Rockhold’s ‘alpha male sh-t’

David Branch already has plans for his fight against Luke Rockhold on Saturday in Pittsburgh. Former WSOF middleweight champion David Branch has notched one win so far in his …read more

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Watch ‘Countdown’ to UFC Fight Night 116 video for ‘Rockhold vs Branch’ in Pittsburgh

After more than a year away from action, Luke Rockhold will make his long-awaited return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he faces off against David Branch in the main …read more

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'Countdown to UFC Fight Night 116' full episode with Luke Rockhold, David Branch

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosDid you miss the debut of “Countdown to UFC Fight Night 116,” or just want to watch it again? Check out the full episode now.
The special …read more

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Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping Has Avoided Every Fight

Luke Rockhold isn’t likely to make peace with Michael Bisping anytime soon. Rockhold will do battle with David Branch this Saturday night (Sept. 16), but he can’t avoid questions about …read more

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MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for 'UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch'

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 116 event, which features a middleweight headliner between former UFC champion Luke Rockhold and former two-division WSOF titleholder David Branch.
Our staff …read more

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Take A Look Back at Luke Rockhold’s Championship Win Over Chris Weidman

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Before he returns this Saturday to take on former WSOF dual-division champion David Branch, Luke Rockhold’s UFC middleweight title winning effort versus Chris Weidman gets the FIGHT PASS …read more

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Luke Rockhold’s ‘TWENTY/20’ Series with Chris Weidman

Ahead of his fight this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 116 vs. David Branch, check out a replay of the special TWENTY/20 series with Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman. …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2528 with Luke Rockhold, Charles Rosa

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Luke Rockhold and Charles Rosa.
Rockhold headlines UFC Fight Night 116 on Sept. 16 vs. David Branch. Rosa competes Sept. 22 …read more

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Luke Rockhold training in Florida for David Branch fight - ‘AKA will always be my home’

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is making a pretty big change ahead of his main event showdown with David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116 on Sept. 16 in …read more

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Luke Rockhold trashes David Branch and “chump” Michael Bisping

This September 16, in the main event of the UFC’s return to Pittsburgh, PA, former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight champ Luke Rockhold will return from a long hiatus opposite former …read more

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Luke Rockhold on Chris Weidman: ‘He’s a Bit Delusional at Times’

Luke Rockhold isn’t high on facing Chris Weidman again anytime soon. Rockhold is set to do battle with David Branch inside the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The middleweight …read more

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Luke Rockhold Questions David Branch’s Confidence Ahead of UFC Fight Night 116

Luke Rockhold feels David Branch doesn’t fully trust his abilities. On Sept. 16, Rockhold will return to action to face Branch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116. …read more

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Luke Rockhold wonders about David Branch’s confidence: ‘He just questions himself’

David Branch was once one of the most dominant fighters in WSOF, a two-division champion who racked up a perfect 10-0 run during his five years with the promotion.
But Branch …read more

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David Branch was the Only Top 10 Middleweight that Would Fight Luke Rockhold

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold hasn’t fought since relinquishing the belt to Michael Bisping at UFC 199 in June 2016. He was expected to fight in November, but was …read more

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Rockhold says he wanted more popular opponent, Branch responds with expletive-filled video

Luke Rockhold says he had to settle on a match up against David Branch. Luke Rockhold will be making his return against the #9 ranked David Branch at UFC …read more

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Watch UFC Fight Night 116 headliner David Branch drop 8 F-bombs on Luke Rockhold in 28 seconds

Social media is fun, right?
Not long after former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made a Skype appearance on “The MMA Hour” with host Ariel Helwani in which he questioned the sense …read more

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Luke Rockhold Claims Georges St-Pierre’s ‘Body & Mind Might Fail’

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has some serious concerns regarding Georges St-Pierre’s return to the UFC Rockhold is preparing to meet David Branch in the main event of UFC …read more

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David Branch goes off on Luke Rockhold in profanity-riddled tirade, Rockhold responds

Yesterday afternoon, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared on The MMA Hour to discuss his August 16 fight with former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. During …read more

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Luke Rockhold responds to Yoel Romero, says Romero didn’t want ‘a real man’s fight’

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold breaks his year-long layoff on Sept. 16 when he returns to the cage against David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116.
After holding out …read more

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UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch – September 16

Date: September 16, 2017
Venue: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV: TSN/FOX Sports 1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
185lbs- Luke Rockhold (15-3) vs. David Branch (21-3)
170lbs- Sergio Moraes (12-2-1) vs. Kamaru Usman (10-1)
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Latest UFC Fight Night 116 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Rockhold vs Branch’ on Sept. 16 in Pittsburgh

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will make his long-awaited return when he faces off against ex-WSOF 185-pound titleholder David Branch in the main event UFC Fight Night 116 in …read more

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