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Major fight announcement: Luke Rockhold vs Lorenz Larkin

Hey man, it is what it is. Taking into account the Strikeforce roster is thinner than Nicole Richie, this isn’t a terrible fight. Lorenz Larkin earned his shot by beating Robbie Lawler back in July. Sure, one could argue that Lawler is a one trick pony whose best days are behind him, but he’s still pretty good at that one trick, and Larkin beat him at it. Now Larkin must face a guy who has taken the time to actually learn how to grapple, and seeing as how the only blemish on LL’s record (a loss later ruled a No-Contest after King Mo popped for roids) came from getting effortlessly taken down and mauled by a good grappler, that may not be such a good thing. Still though, this is a huge opportunity for Larkin. Even if he loses, he can impress and maybe earn himself a slot in the UFC after Strikeforce is mercifully put down. This baby is going down November 3rd and will be backing up Daniel Cormier vs Frank Mir.

  • Reverend Clint

    could be interesting as long as rockhold doesnt make it boring

  • glassjawsh

    am i the only one who thinks that guy looks like two face?

  • Reverend Clint

    its two faced homosexual brother… gay face

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406673986 Thais

    I dont know how so called pronossiefals can be so bias, yes this is bjpenn.com but to make your statement about a miracle is not a professional statement all its no wounder why this site isnt really taken seriously by the mainstream

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