Luke Rockhold's Professional MMA debut
Rockhold made his professional debut against Mike Martinez on July 24, 2007, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Mike Martinez who carried a 4-3-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Luke Rockhold beat Mike Martinez by Submission at 2:44 of Round 1.
Luke Rockhold's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Rockhold made his debut in the UFC against Vitor Belfort on May 18, 2013, fighting on the main event of UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold having compiled a 10-1-0 professional MMA record.
Luke Rockhold lost to Vitor Belfort by KO/TKO at 2:32 of Round 1.
Since his debut, Rockhold has gone on to fight a total of 11 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 6-5-0.
Winning the belt: UFC Middleweight Championship against Chris Weidman
Rockhold won the UFC Middleweight Championship defeating Chris Weidman on December 12, 2015 at UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor.
This was Rockhold's 1st UFC championship fight.
Luke Rockhold beat Chris Weidman by KO/TKO at 3:12 of Round 4. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
The first man to defeat Chris Weidman
Rockhold defeated the previously unbeaten Chris Weidman on December 12, 2015, at UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor. Chris Weidman came into the fight with a 13-0-0 record. Rockhold was a +135 betting underdog going into the fight. Luke Rockhold beat Chris Weidman by KO/TKO at 3:12 of Round 4. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Title loss: Losing the UFC Middleweight Championship to Michael Bisping
Rockhold lost his UFC Middleweight title to Michael Bisping on June 4, 2016 at UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2.
The loss meant that Rockhold had made no successful defences of the UFC middleweight title.
Luke Rockhold lost to Michael Bisping by KO/TKO at 3:36 of Round 1.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Interim Middleweight Championship loss to Yoel Romero
Rockhold lost his 1st middleweight title challenge, losing to Yoel Romero on February 10, 2018 at UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold.
Luke Rockhold lost to Yoel Romero by KO/TKO at 1:48 of Round 3.
When was Luke Rockhold's last win?
Rockhold's last win came against David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116 on Saturday September 16, 2017. Luke Rockhold beat David Branch by Submission at 4:05 of Round 2.