Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made quite the spectacle at UFC 226 during International Fight Week. Now former UFC middleweight title holder Luke Rockhold has come forward with his thoughts on the matter.
Daniel Cormier earned the heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 226, having called out cage side Brock Lesnar shortly after. Lesnar entered the octagon and shoved D.C., to the surprise of many in the arena.
AKA teammate Luke Rockhold was inside the octagon after the event in support of Cormier. Speaking on Submission Radio, Rockhold revealed his thoughts on Lesnar’s antics.
“I was trying to judge the situation, because I was about to pull a Diaz brother and jump on the back.”
“Brock was coming in hot and pushing DC, but DC kept his composure and was laughing it off. I’m not a big fan of Brock and his style, so I wouldn’t mind taking a leg home.”
“That he cheats. That he was exempt from (testing), so he could cheat. And the fact they bring him back after that positive test and treat him like a king, that’s everything that’s wrong with the sport.”
“I understand DC’s point of view: He wants the money, and I wish him the best. I wanted to kick Brock’s ass and do that, but the fact that this sport promotes Brock Lesnar coming back off a positive steroid test after they exempt him before the fight, and he still tested positive, you don’t see that happen in any other sport, and it’s sad to see it happen in this sport.”
“Well see if it happens or not, but DC wins the fight fairly easy. Brock runs forward, tries to double leg him, and DC stuffs it, gets back up – whether he gets taken down or not – and he starts to throw hands on him, and he probably falls the same way as Stipe (Miocic).”