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“Inside The Octagon” On Luke Rockhold, Alistair Overeem, Rashad Evans

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On the latest episode of “UFC Tonight,” Ariel Helwani revealed several interesting newsbits during his “Inside the Octagon” segment.

Helwani on who Luke Rockhold wants to fight next

“Luke Rockhold wants to host Vitor Belfort’s retirement party at UFC 200.”

Helwani on heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum

“He’s signed a new eight-fight, seven-figure contract with the UFC and his old contract hasn’t even expired, and is going to retire with the UFC. He’s very happy about it.”

Helwani on Alistair Overeem’s contract

“Going into this weekend’s fight with Junior Dos Santos, Alistair Overeem has one fight left on his contract. He’s playing it out and wants to test the market after the fight. A win on Saturday could mean some big bucks.”

Helwani on who Rashad Evans wants to fight next

“Rashad Evans has set his sights on Shogun Rua in March. I spoke to Shogun’s manager and he says he’s recovering from a shoulder surgery and won’t be ready to think about a fight until the end of December.”