Originally Posted by CapCee
I like Luke Rockhold and I think he is a talented fighter. But this is his resume':
Paul Bradley (Impressed yet?)
Then a controversial decision win over Jacare for the Strikeforce title, a win over some guy named Keith Jardine who used to be a legit LHW many, many years ago but never won a fight at MW, followed by another close call over Tim Kennedy.
There's no way this kid deserves to even stand within 100 feet of Anderson Silva, a legendary champion who has been mythically great for the last 7-8 years, let alone challenge him for his world championship. A win over someone like Vitor would obviously change the stance of myself and others.
The fact that Rockhold is even close to contention right now shows me how weak the MW division really is. Here is how I view the MW division contenders right now: