Luke Rockhold Biography

( 1984 - )
October 11, 2018
First published on:May 20, 2016
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Luke Rockhold

Date of Birth: 1984, October 17
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Luke Skyler Rockhold
Famous Name Luke Rockhold
Father Steve Rockhold
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Santa Cruz, California
Currently Working For UFC
Net Worth $2 million
Weight in KG 84 kg
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
School attended Soquel High School
Full Name Luke Skylar Rockhold

Luke Rockhold who was born by his name Luke Skyler Rockhold is an American mixed martial artist competing in the UFC, where he is the former UFC Middleweight Champion. He bagged the title on December 12, 2015, by defeating the prior champion, the unbeatable Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO.

 

Luke Rockhold is also the last Strikeforce Middleweight Champion. Currently, he ranked the #1 middleweight #3 officials pound for pound fighter by the UFC and other publications like Fight Matrix and Sherdog. Let's take a look at Rockhold's wiki to gain more information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more. 

Luke Rockhold Early Life

Luke Rockhold was born on October 17, 1984, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. He is an American by his nationality and he belongs to a white ethnicity. His siblings are Lauren Zephro, Nate Rockhold and Matt Rockhold.

 
 
 
 
 
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Pops instilled work ethic at a young age. Remember he used to work 7 days a week all summer so I could go to wrestling camp. Happy Father’s Day. Miss you big guy.

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Rockhold grew up in the athletic family. His father Steve was a professional basketball player from Europe and his mother was a proficient tennis player. From his early age, Rockhold showed his excellence in sports. He started training in Judo when he was 6 years old and joined wrestling team when he was in school.

Luke Rockhold Career

Luke Rockhold turned professional in 2007 and made his debut against Mike Martinez for the Melee on the Mountain promotion. He dominated the fight and won via armbar submission midway through the first round.

Rockhold was signed to Strikeforce and he made his debut for the promotion in a winning effort against Josh Neal. Throughout his time at Strikeforce, Luke Rockhold maintained a complete winning streak. He defeated fighters like Buck Meredith, Jesse Taylor, and Paul Bradley. Luke Rockhold won the title of Strikeforce Middleweight Champion after winning the bout against Ronaldo Souza on September 10, 2011

YouTube: Luke Rockhold Highlights

The MMA fighter then signed with Ultimate Fighting Championship and in his UFC debut Rockhold faced Vitor Belfort and lost the fight. He went on to compete and win against Costas Philippou, Michael Bisping and Lyoto Machida. Rockhold faced Chris Weidman for the title of UFC Middleweight Champion in a winning effort. However, he lost to Michael Bisping on the next bout. 

Recently, Rockhold faced Yoel Romero in a losing effort on February 10, 2018. His next fight will be a rematch with Chris Weidman on November 3, 2018. He is one of the most well known round fighters to ever enter the Octagon and his signature striking techniques are a counter right hook, liver kick, and question mark kick.

Luke Rockhold Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Luke Rockhold is seemingly single. He is not married and doesn't have a girlfriend or spouse at the moment. Rockhold was in a relationship with Demi Lovato in 2016. However, the two broke up at the end of the year.

 
 
 
 
 
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#purplelabel @chrisjohnmillington

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Rockhold does not have any children and nor has he adopted. A rumor says, he is an affair and also been seen with his dating partner now and again. Luke Rockhold has never gotten into controversy. As for his sexuality, he is straight. 

Luke Rockhold Net Worth

Luke Rockhold's potential and game ability has provided him a fortune amount of salary. His estimated net worth is around $2 million. His salary has boosted his net worth.

Rockhold's disclosed career earnings sum up to $955,925. He lives a luxurious and comfortable lifestyle from the money he makes. 

Luke Rockhold Facts

 The American MMA fighter, Luke Rockhold has a height of 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs 83 kg. He is currently 33 years old and he is widely followed on social networking sites like Instagram and his recent tweets can be seen on Twitter. Moreover, info about Rockhold's bio can be taken from Wiki.



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