Rockhold discussed his connection with Bisping briefly in a recent interview with ESPN MMA’s Brett Okamoto. ROCKHOLD highlighted how important it is to move on with one’s life. He also stated that he had resolved his feud with Vitor Belfort.
Rockhold stated, “You know, you gotta let things go, you gotta move on. I’ve crushed it with Vitor, I’ve crushed it with Bisping. It’s the fight game, it’s a crazy game but you gotta move on, you gotta let things go. It is what it is.”
Rockhold is actively planning a return to the octagon. His most recent fight resulted in a loss to Jan Blachowicz, the defending UFC light heavyweight champion, at UFC 239 in 2019.
Despite a two-fight losing streak, Rockhold has stated his desire to return to the UFC. He went on to say that he wants an opponent that will motivate him to return to the octagon.
Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping had a face-off
Rockhold defeated Bisping in their debut fight in 2014, as the former submitted the Brit in the first minute of round two. They fought again two years later in a rematch.
Bisping stepped in on short notice to face Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199. Bisping claimed a memorable victory by defeating Rockhold.