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Report: Luke Rockhold injured, out of Strikeforce title defense vs. Lorenz Larkin

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Luke Rockhold reportedly has suffered a wrist injury and is out of his title defense next month.

The injury is the latest blow to Strikeforce's Nov. 3 card in Oklahoma City, which now is missing complete main and co-main events. Rockhold (10-1 MMA, 9-0 SF) was scheduled to defend his middleweight title against Lorenz Larkin (13-0 MMA, 4-0 SF) in the night's co-feature.

News of Rockhold's injury first was reported by The MMA Corner, citing sources close to the fighter's camp, though neither Strikeforce nor Rockhold have made announcements of the news yet.

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Post #1   10/8/12 7:17:21AM   

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I feel like I am jinxing the cards because I just recently bought the showtime channels a week before the melendez fight and a few says later Gilbert went down -.-

Post #2   10/8/12 8:49:11AM   

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boooooooooooooooooooo

Post #3   10/8/12 9:32:20AM   

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I was looking forward to this fight.

If Rockhold is going to be out for a great deal of time Lorenz Larkin vs Ronaldo Souza sounds good to me.

Post #4   10/8/12 9:33:35AM   

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Post #5   10/8/12 10:46:07AM   

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Posted by george112




I'm growing tired of belts



Yep just make money fights

Post #6   10/8/12 11:05:47AM   

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Injuries aren't even news anymore....

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Posted by jjeans

Injuries aren't even news anymore....

I'm more surprised when guys DON'T get injured

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Post #9   10/8/12 12:25:33PM   

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Just fold strikeforce already
We all know Showtime just gonna can the event now
Wow three title fights in a row injured for them
I see a trend

Post #10   10/8/12 12:56:35PM   

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I think if SF wants to stay afloat, it's time to for cross-promotion of the SF and UFC fighters to happen.

Post #11   10/8/12 1:21:02PM   

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Strikeforce will probably cancel the event. I think it is time that the UFC assimilates Strikeforce already. To quote the Borg....."resistance is futile".

Post #12   10/8/12 1:21:46PM