Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
28-6-0
16-6-0

The tape

33
Age
39
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

SD 5UD 5KO 2UD 5SD 5
Form
UD 3KO 2KO 3SUB 2
28
Wins
16
11
By KO
6
39
KO%
38
4
By Sub
8
14
SUB%
50
6
Losses
6
2
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2007
34
Bouts
22
89
Rounds
41
6 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 40 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
-

Sean Strickland vs Luke Rockhold preview

When is Strickland vs Rockhold?

Sean Strickland could potentially fight Luke Rockhold, in Summer 2024.

The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Strickland vs Rockhold stats

Sean Strickland would step into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Luke Rockhold would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Strickland would have a slight advantage in power over Rockhold, with a 39% knock out percentage over Rockhold's 38%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rockhold would have a massive advantage over Strickland, boasting a 50% submission rate over Strickland's 14%.

Sean Strickland is the younger man by 6 years, at 33 years old.

Rockhold has a height advantage of 2 inches over Strickland. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Strickland is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 months later than Rockhold, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 89 to Rockhold's 41.

Strickland vs Rockhold form

Strickland has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Previous to that, he had won against Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

He had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Strickland's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Rockhold's last 4 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Strickland vs Rockhold?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Strickland vs Rockhold yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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