"Chael's about to set some records if he can pull this one off. Yeah ... uh ... it's hard to comment on that one. It's an interesting play ... I'm kinda at a loss for words. I'm just trying to adjust to uh ... it's an interesting situation ... I'd like to see how it all plays out, if it all comes to fruition. I'll be very interested."
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and No. 5-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 185-pound contender Luke Rockhold was thrown for a loop upon learning that Chael Sonnen -- currently unranked in the division -- could potentially leapfrog him, as well as other fighters like "Jacare" Souza, if he can upset Vitor Belfort at the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event over Fourth of July Weekend. Rockhold (12-2) was stopped by "The Phenom" in his Octagon debut, but roared back to finish his next two opponents and positioned himself for a potential title eliminator fight after healing his broken toe. Sonnen was promoted to title contender -- despite competing at 205 pounds in his upcoming fight -- when Wanderlei Silva was bounced from the UFC 175 event (because of this). Rockhold doesn't appear to be overly enthused with this latest turn of events ... how about you?