Yoel Romero is set to take on UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker for a second time at UFC 225. This Saturday in Chicago we will see if Romero can live up to his potential by capturing the title – assuming he can make weight. We have faith in the ‘Soldier of God’ to do so. Their first bout ended in a unanimous decision victory for Robert and almost a year off for the champ when it was revealed in January that an improperly treated staph infection put him in serious condition. Saturday we will find out if he has fully recovered. Check out the latest Inside the Octagon focusing on the bout.
UFC 225 takes place June 9th with one heck of a card on tap. Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker faces Yoel Romero for a second time and Rafael Dos Anjos squares off with Colby Covington in a grudge match-up in the main and co-main respectively. CM Punk fights for a second time and believe it or not, former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is fighting in the prelims. Wow. Check out the first media scrum video for the event which features Joseph Benavidez and some of the other undercard competitors.
UFC middleweight standout Yoel Romero threw out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game recently. No, the Soldier of God didn’t knock anyone out and for what it’s worth he also didn’t kiss anyone or tell Michael Bisping he loved him. Still, it was entertaining and Romero is a very likeable guy. Check it out…
UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker straight up said he refuses to fight Yoel Romero if he misses weight. Yoel was scheduled to fight Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title and then missed weight. The now non-title fight ended in the worst way possible with Romero scoring a knockout victory over Luke Rockhold. Check out everything Whittaker said about Yoel and the situation to Submission Radio.
Chris Taylor broke the news on Twitter this morning that Yoel Romero would be getting his rematch with middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in Chicago. The two will face off in and Romero will look to redeem himself after losing a decision to Whittaker in July of 2017. Yoel recently defeated former champ Luke Rockhold and … Read more
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