Because Luke Rockhold talked a lot of smack before UFC 221 it made his opponent go to a dark place. No not the dark place GSP said he went to before his bout with Nick Diaz. Romero put Luke on his “Blacklist” which is a naughty list of people he wants to annihilate. He spoke to MMAFighting’s MMA Hour and expounded. Check it out.
UFC 221 is in the books and despite a title fight that was tarnished by the fighter who missed weight winning it was good overall. The Fight Motion video for the event really shows how brutal some of these fights were and watching Yoel Romero pummel Luke Rockhold in the main event there was no question Luke was going to fall. Check it out.
No one knows what possessed Yoel Romero to walk across the cage and kiss Luke Rockhold after knocking him out at UFC 221 or how officials let him get there in the first place. What we do know is that it was uncomfortable, unnecessary, and just down right bizarre. In this preview for the Thrill and Agony video of the event we get a good look at what was said and how it went down. Check it out.
Malki Kawa told The Luke Thomas Show that his client Yoel Romero may be the greatest middleweight of all time. You can’t be the GOAT if you can’t make weight and unless you have had the UFC belt around your waist there is no chance for that moniker to be yours. Yoel missed weight for … Read more
How hard does UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero hit? The 2000 Cuban Olympic silver medalist sent former champ Luke Rockhold to the canvas in the third round at UFC 221 over the weekend in Perth, Australia and likely punched his ticket to a shot at the title in the process. Here’s a knockout post showing … Read more
UFC 221 was supposed to crown a new interim middleweight champion but it went off the tracks Saturday when Yoel Romero missed weight meaning he couldn’t win the belt and then defeated Luke Rockhold anyway. The middleweight division is in a bit of chaos right now. To prove my point, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman has thrown his name out there for a shot against current champ Robert Whittaker. Chris is 1-3 in his last four and his one win is against former welterweight Kelvin Gastelum making his claim to a title shot unrealistic. Still, check out what he had to say.
At UFC 221, Luke Rockhold will get a chance to regain his middleweight championship against former challenger Yoel Romero. Rockhold lost his belt to Michael Bisping who then lost it to Georges St. Pierre who promptly vacated it. This made Robert Whittaker the king of 185 until it was announced that this bout would be for the interim belt when Robert’s staph infection forced him out of UFC 221. What a crazy ride. In this latest hype video a focused Rockhold says he will break Romero in their bout this Saturday, February 10th in Australia. Check it out.
UFC 221 is slated to commence soon on February 10th in Perth, Australia. This will be the first UFC event to be hosted in Perth. The headliner fight is to a middleweight class competition between Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold. Along with this fight will be 11 other fights of varying classes. Sports bet sites … Read more
Yoel Romero faces Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. They will fight for the interim belt because GSP came back, beat champion Michael Bisping, and then promptly vacated it. Romero was considered the heir apparent to the title but after a solid run he lost to Robert Whittaker in his first try at the interim belt. The craziness of needing two belts is another article for another day. Check out Romero’s crushing 3rd round finish of Chris Weidman at UFC 205.
UFC 221 goes down February 11th in Perth, Australia at the Perth Arena. The main event is Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero in what is certainly the most likely candidate for number one contender to middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s belt. Also, Mark Hunt finally returns to The Octagon after a whole bunch of drama with … Read more