Move over Franklin, there’s a new turtle in town, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman drags himself to the Octagon for his upcoming 185-pound title defense at UFC 194. That’s assuming the undefeated slow-poke can get through the Dec. 11 weigh ins without killing himself.
Just ask Luke Rockhold, he’ll tell you.
The former Strikeforce titleholder was a recent guest on Submission Radio and by the sound of it, Rockhold doesn’t sound overly concerned about their “Aldo vs. McGregor” pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 12, 2015.
“I’m not so much worried about Chris. I believe I have more cardio, I have more heart, more will, more technical in every aspect of the game I think. I respect his wrestling. I think he thinks it’s going to play too much of a role. It’s really gonna be…I’m gonna shut down his wrestling, I’m gonna open up every other hole in his game. I think he’s slow and he’s got he’s gotten by on his toughness and his wrestling. He’s fighting all these guys that are scared of his wrestling and letting him dictate the pace of the fight. ….View original article
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