Thursday, 18 October, 2018

UFC 225: Australia's Robert Whittaker primed for Yoel Romero fight

Yoel Romero Daniel Cormier UFC 225 Full Official Weigh-in Video: Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not
Frederick Owens | 10 June, 2018, 06:26

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker easily hit the mark, but after a hard cut, his opponent, Yoel Romero did not. Romero earned a third-round KO victory as a plus-150 underdog, but was deemed ineligible to claim the belt after failing to make weight.

Whittaker weighed in bang on the limit. The main event is positioned on top of arguably the most exciting card of action the UFC have put together this year.

There is no word from the UFC if the fight will proceed and how the purses will be divided.

In what was supposed to be his first title defence, Australia's first UFC champion will face the man he fought and beat in his last outing.

But Whittaker has agreed to save the main event and face him in a non-title bout.

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Whittaker defeated Romero in their first fight last July by unanimous decision at UFC 213 to capture the interim UFC middleweight.

"We came here to fight for the title", Romero said after the ceremonial weigh-ins, where he received a chorus of boos from the local crowd "I came here for the title fight". At his peak, Whittaker is a well-rounded fighter, combining high-volume striking - especially to opponents' heads - with a strong takedown defense.

"I've been preparing for this fight, bro", Whittaker told Romero.

Readers interested in watching CM Punk's entire interview may do so below. Under the rules of the Illinois State Athletic Commission, Romero was allowed two hours to cut one pound. "And number two, no, I would not go".

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