Luke Rockhold Prepares For UFC 239, Discusses Decision to Leave 185 Behind in New Doc

Luke Rockhold had talked about moving up to light-heavyweight for sometime, and he’ll do right around the corner at UFC 239.

The former middleweight champ relayed back last year that a move to 205 was imminent, and on July 6th, he’ll face light-heavyweight contender, Jan Blachowicz.

In a new episode of TravisMathew Presents Life On Tour, you can watch Rockhold train for the upcoming bout, and discuss why he had to make the move.

UFC 239 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada (line-up via MMA Mania).

UFC 239 Main Card on PPV (10 p.m. ET):
205 lbs.: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos
135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm
170 lbs.: Ben Askren vs. Jorge Masvidal
205 lbs.: Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold
170 lbs.: Michael Chiesa vs. Diego Sanchez

UFC 239 Prelims on ESPN (8 p.m. ET):
145 lbs.: Arnold Allen vs. Gilbert Melendez
135 lbs.: Marlon Vera vs. TBA
115 lbs.: Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos
135 lbs.: Alejandro Perez vs. Song Yadong

UFC 239 Prelims on ESPN+ (6 p.m. ET):
185 lbs.: Jack Marshman vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
170 lbs.: Ismail Naurdiev vs. Chance Rencountre
135 lbs.: Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad