Former Strikeforce champion returns to the Octagon on August 19th in Houston
After debuting in the UFC to defeat the Brazilian Vitor Belfort in Jaragua do Sul (SC), Luke Rockhold has already set his next challenge. The organization confirmed the site "ESPN.com" the former Strikeforce champion will face Tim Boetsch at UFC 166 in September.
Rockhold, who fights professionally since 2007, has a record of ten wins and only two losses. His opponent, Tim Boetsch, has a record of 16 wins and six losses. In his last fight, "The Barbarian", as it is known, was beaten to Mark Munoz at UFC 162 on July 6.
The UFC 166 event that receives the confrontation between Rockhold and Boetsch, takes place on October 19, at the Toyota Center in Houston (USA). The main fight of the night marks the third meeting of Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos for the heavyweight title.