Luke Rockhold thinks that a few key wins can put him in a position for Anderson Silva’s belt

Can I just get this out of the way: I’m so thankful Strikeforce is still around. If Strikeforce wasn’t in existence we wouldn’t be able to have these fascinating interviews with Strikeforce champions using MMA math to leverage title shots in the UFC.

You know what? They should just make an entirely new reality show focusing around the Strikeforce fighters. It can focus on all of the fighters that the general public doesn’t know about and build the brand and the fighters like TUF did. There can even be built in rules, like if you win the title and defend it twice then you are granted the next possible title shot in your weight division in the UFC. Fighters from the UFC will be calling out the fighters from Strikeforce, there will be cross promotional fights and all the while human stories could be told outside the training and cage. Hopefully at the very least this show could get Tim Kennedy and Jacare more fights. Zuffa, you can email me [email protected] if you want to flesh out this sure fire hit show.

Now I will get off my TV show pitching soapbox. Watch this interview with Luke Rockhold explaining to LayzieTheSavage what he thinks his future looks like in the Strikeforce middleweight division, and what a good run of wins can do for his chance at Anderson Silva.

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Published on January 5, 2012 at 10:21 pm
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