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UFC 225 poster released

On Friday, the UFC released a star-studded poster for their upcoming Chicago pay-per-view.
Featured most prominently are UFC 225 main event competitors Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. The two will meet …read more

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Robert Whittaker Addresses Health, Yoel Romero Rematch Ahead of UFC 225

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker recently addressed his health and the idea of rematching Yoel Romero at UFC 225. …read more

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Soldier Of Sox Hurls First Pitch, No One Dies

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Yoel Romero, is making the rounds in “The Windy City” to promote his upcoming rematch against reigning 185-pound champion Robert Whittaker.
They’ll go …read more

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Robert Whittaker: Not a Colby Covington fan, but whatever sells UFC 225 PPVs, you know?

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Now that he’s the UFC middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker’s financial fortune is tied to the success of the pay-per-views on which he fights.
For a rematch with Yoel …read more

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Robert Whittaker: ‘Yoel Romero doesn’t have much room in his arsenal for change’

NEW YORK CITY — Robert Whittaker speaks to the media at UFC 223 about his upcoming rematch with Yoel Romero at UFC 225, his health and recent injuries, Conor McGregor’s …read more

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Robert Whittaker Wasn’t Surprised When Yoel Romero Torched Luke Rockhold

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Robert Whittaker is set to take on Yoel Romero in a rematch on June 9 at UFC 225 inside the United Center in Chicago. …read more

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Yoel Romero waxes philosophical on Conor McGregor, breaks down Robert Whittaker rematch

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. – There have been plenty of people admonishing Conor McGregor’s behavior after the infamous events after a …read more

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Robert Whittaker Addresses Yoel Romero’s Weight Concerns

Note: Partial work on this article done by Fernando Quiles Jr. Robert Whittaker has made his viewpoint on failed weight cuts clear. On June 9, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight …read more

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VIDEO | Yoel Romero has a message for Michael Bisping

VIDEO | Yoel Romero has a message for Michael Bisping
Yoel Romero will square off with Robert Whittaker for the promotions undisputed middleweight title in the main event of UFC …read more

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Posted on April 8, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Why the UFC Shut Down Robert Whittaker’s Plans to Compete at Commonwealth Games

In late February, Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Robert Whittaker announced that he would be representing Australia in wrestling as part of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in …read more

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Whittaker: UFC title risk took me out of wrestling for Australia in Commonwealth Games

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s nickname “Bobby Knuckles” hides a talent that has largely been a secret from UFC audiences.
Whittaker has quietly become not just a good MMA wrestler, but …read more

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Robert Whittaker promises ‘fireworks’ in Yoel Romero rematch

Robert Whittaker hypes his upcoming championship rematch with Yoel Romero at UFC 225. Robert Whittaker’s first official title defense will come against the man he beat to win the interim …read more

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Robert Whittaker welcomes 'real annoying' Yoel Romero title rematch at UFC 225

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UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker isn’t one to complain, but he admits he was pretty upset when he was …read more

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UFC 185-Pound King Robert Whittaker Questioning Yoel Romero’s Mindset Ahead of UFC 225

Newly appointed Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Robert Whittaker has questioned Yoel Romero’s motivations ahead of their much anticipated rematch after comments the Cuban made around retirement and the fact …read more

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Robert Whittaker Questions Yoel Romero’s Motivation Leading Into UFC 225

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is going into UFC 225 with some questions. It’s well known that the UFC champ will fight #1 contender Yoel Romero at this upcoming UFC …read more

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Whittaker questions Romero’s motivation ahead of rematch at UFC 225

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker already went five hard rounds with Yoel Romero, and he can only hope that his rival is ready to go five more.
Some seeds of doubt …read more

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Robert Whittaker to Yoel Romero: ‘If You Don’t Make Weight, I’m Not Fighting You’

Robert Whittaker issues a warning to Yoel Romero that he needs to make weight for their fight at UFC 225 or he won’t be competing the next night …read more

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Whittaker: If Romero Doesn’t Make Weight, The Fight’s Off

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will crown a new middleweight champion — or hold on to its existing one — when Robert Whittaker defends his 185-pound title against top contender Yoel …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2018, 1:47 pm By
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Robert Whittaker Calls His Upcoming Fight with Yoel Romero an ‘Absolute Nightmare’

While it hasn’t been long since Robert Whittaker first defeated Yoel Romero at UFC 213, it seems like forever ago. A lot has went down, but the more things change, …read more

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Podcast: Underrated fights, Whittaker-Romero 2, PFL signings

On Episode 155 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew discuss upcoming underrated fights, a UFC middleweight title rematch between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, recent …read more

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Jacare doesn’t mind facing Whittaker or Romero in a title fight

Jacare Souza is looking forward to taking on either Yoel Romero or Robert Whittaker for the UFC middleweight championship. UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza does not care about who will …read more

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It’s Official! Whittaker, Romero Run It Back In Chi-Town

It’s officially official.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will crown a new middleweight champion — or hold on to its existing one — when Robert Whittaker defends his 185-pound title against top …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker Rematch Official For UFC 225

The UFC has officially announced Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker 2 will headline the June 9th PPV from Chicago. The fight will take place 11 months after their initial tilt …read more

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Whittaker-Romero 2 headlines UFC 225 in June

The undisputed middleweight championship of the world will be on the line in the UFC’s return to the windy city of Chicago on June 9, as Robert Whittaker defends his …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2018, 4:46 am By
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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 Serves as Main Event for UFC 225

The main event for UFC 225 is set as middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will take on Yoel Romero at the United Center in Chicago on June 9. …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero Rematch Official For UFC 225

The middleweight title will officially go up for grabs in the main event at UFC 225 as champion Robert Whittaker puts his belt on the line against Yoel Romero on …read more

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Whittaker vs. Romero 2 set for UFC 225

A middleweight title fight is headed to Chicago. The rematch is on.
Robert Whittaker is set to defend his UFC middleweight title for the first time against former foe Yoel Romero …read more

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Posted on March 14, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 scheduled for UFC 225

A UFC title rematch is headed to “The Windy City.”
Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 for the middleweight title is scheduled for UFC 225 in Chicago, MMA Fighting has confirmed. …read more

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Romero hints at rematch with Whittaker at UFC 225 in June

It looks like Yoel Romero will challenge Robert Whittaker for the official middleweight title at UFC 225. A middleweight championship rematch between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero still hasn’t been …read more

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Yoel Romero confirms Robert Whittaker rematch will go down at UFC 225

On March 10, BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor reported that UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and top contender Yoel Romero will rematch at UFC 225 on June 9 in Chicago, Illinois.

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UFC's Yoel Romero on retirement, and learning to pace himself from Jon Jones

At 40 Yoel Romero (13-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) could be the oldest person to hold the UFC middleweight title if he’s able to beat reigning champion Robert Whittaker (19-4 MMA, …read more

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Morning Report: Yoel Romero says he’s going to challenge for middleweight title against Robert Whittaker at UFC 225

It looks like Yoel Romero will be getting his chance for revenge against UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker.
Romero and Whittaker previously fought for the interim middleweight championship at UFC …read more

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Yoel Romero Says Middleweight Title Fight vs. Robert Whittaker Set for UFC 225

The middleweight championship clash between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero appears to have a date and venue. …read more

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Romero Confirms Whittaker Rematch Set For UFC 225

A few weeks ago, current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker took to social media to request his championship rematch against Yoel Romero headline the upcoming UFC 225 …read more

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Yoel Romero: Robert Whittaker title rematch set for UFC 225

Yoel Romero said his rematch with Robert Whittaker is set for June’s UFC 225 fight card.
Romero (13-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) announced the middleweight title fight against Whittaker (19-4 MMA, 10-2 …read more

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Yoel Romero Confirms Rematch Against Robert Whittaker Planned for UFC 225

It looks like Yoel Romero will get his second shot at gold when he faces Robert Whittaker at UFC 225 in Chicago on June 9. …read more

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Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker 2 set for UFC 225 in Chicago!

The octagon will return to Chicago on June 9 for UFC 225.
The pay-per-view event will be headlined by a middleweight title fight rematch featuring current title holder Robert Whittaker taking …read more

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UFC targets Whittaker, Romero rematch in June

The UFC is targeting a middleweight title rematch between defending champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero for UFC 225 on June 9 in Chicago. …read more

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Report: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 headed to Chicago

It looks like Robert Whittaker will be back sooner than almost anyone expected, after battling a wicked staph infection in his stomach. When Robert Whittaker pulled out of his planned …read more

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Posted on March 9, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 in The Works For UFC 225

Robert Whittaker may be prepared to put his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight gold on the line in June. Sources have told MMA News’ very own Damon Martin that plans …read more

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Adesanya on UFC star potential: ‘If you can’t fight, you ain’t sh-t’

Kickboxing sensation Israel Adesanya has made his jump to the UFC, and he’s already got his eyes on Robert Whittaker’s belt after a successful debut performance. One of the most …read more

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Robert Whittaker Wants Yoel Romero after Representing Australia in Commonwealth Games

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight ace Robert Whittaker returns to competitive action on April 4, although he won’t be facing Yoel Romero. …read more

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Robert Whittaker Lands Spot on Australian Wrestling Team

UFC middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, will compete on April 4th, 2018. He won’t be competing inside the UFC octagon, however, but rather representing Australia in the Gold Coast Games. Whittaker …read more

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Whittaker looking at UFC 225 for Romero rematch

Robert Whittaker wants to defend his UFC middleweight title in Chicago in June. Robert Whittaker probably wasn’t expecting the first defense of his UFC middleweight title to be against the …read more

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Posted on February 27, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya predicts title shot against Whittaker in 2019

Israel Adesanya believes it’s only a matter of time before he challenges Robert Whittaker for the middleweight title. Although he only made his UFC debut earlier this month, striking dynamo …read more

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Israel Adesanya foresees title shot against Robert Whittaker in 2019 

Israel Adesanya thinks he could compete for the UFC’s middleweight title next year.
Coming off his stunning striking display in his UFC debut against Rob Wilkinson, “Style Bender” predicts that …read more

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Robert Whittaker reaches out to Yoel Romero, proposes date for middleweight title rematch

When Yoel Romero knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 221, he earned himself a rematch with reigning middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. While some fans felt Romero …read more

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Jay Hieron: UFC's Yoel Romero has paid price for weight miss, title shot is fair

While it hasn’t been made official yet, it would appear a rematch between Yoel Romero and champ Robert Whittaker is what’s next on the horizon at the top of the …read more

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