The Strikeforce middleweight title on the line this Saturday night (September 10, 2011) as the current world champion Ronaldo Souza sees his title against the upstart Luke Rockhold defend the Strikeforce Grand Prix: “Barnett vs. Kharitonov” main card.
“Jacare” Souza was melt in your mouth to defend his title for months, ever since Robbie Lawler handling in a thriller in January this year. The world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt will search for another name to add to his impressive career resume.
Luke Rockhold is a native Californian fight off the west coast for the first time in his career, and it just so happens to be on one of the world’s biggest MMA stage. Will help the scrappy young fighter was never in the first round left in his career and hopes his education at the American Kickboxing Academy him prevail come Saturday night.
Will “Jacare” clamp down on Rockhold and add another arm to his collection? Rockhold can shake off worth 19 months or ring rust and improve his game at the elite level? Is a surprise brewing in Cincinnati?