Anthony Smith Wants Luke Rockhold After Jon Jones

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Photo Credit: MMA Junkie

Luke Rockhold has gotten under the skin of Anthony “Lionheart” Smith.

Rockhold recently took to social media and spoke negatively about UFC’s decision to book Smith against Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight championship; a fight that is scheduled to main event UFC 235 as long as Jones can get licensed to compete in the state of Nevada.

When asked by Ariel Helwani on ESPN’s Helwani Show if he wants to fight Rockhold due to his comments, Smith answered: “Win, lose or draw (against Jones), Luke Rockhold is next for me.”

A former UFC middleweight champion, Rockhold (16-4) recently announced that he’ll be moving up to the light heavyweight division for his next fight.

The full episode of the Helwani Show is available below. Smith’s interview begins around the 41 minute mark:

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