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Robert Whittaker targets February return for Kelvin Gastelum fight

The UFC’s middleweight king Robert Whittaker can’t catch a break when it comes to injuries. Now he expects he won’t fight until next year at the earliest.
Despite breaking his hand …read more

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Whittaker out until 2019 with hand injury

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will be forced to sit out the rest of 2018 with a hand injury. After his five-round war with Yoel Romero last month at UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker Says Injuries Rule Out Fighting Again in 2018

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker on Monday ruled out fighting again in 2018.
Despite coaching opposite Kelvin Gastelum on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, which concludes with the finale …read more

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See You Next Year!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker suffered a broken right hand in the very first round of his five round championship fight against Yoel Romero at UFC 225 …read more

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UFC champ Robert Whittaker says 'realistically' he can't defend title until early 2019

Kelvin Gastelum was hopeful that his UFC middleweight title shot against champion Robert Whittaker would happen sooner than later, but it appears that won’t be the case.
Whittaker announced today that …read more

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Posted on July 16, 2018, 10:47 pm By
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Hand injuries will sideline Whittaker until 2019

UFC champ Robert Whittaker says hand injuries will prevent him from fighting again until at least 2019. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum suspects we could see a different Robert Whittaker after Yoel Romero wars

Kelvin Gastelum has won the middleweight title shot sweepstakes, sprinting ahead of his fellow middleweight contenders in the race to the next crack at divisional champion Robert Whittaker. Gastelum will …read more

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Gastelum: Whittaker Might Not Be The Same After Romero Wars

Kelvin Gastelum will receive the next shot at the UFC’s middleweight championship. Gastelum will coach opposite 185-pound champion Robert Whittaker on the 28th season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF 28). …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum: Robert Whittaker might not be the same fighter after ‘wars’ with Yoel Romero

LAS VEGAS — Kelvin Gastelum speaks to the media at UFC 226 about his middleweight title shot, coaching The Ultimate Fighter 28 against champion Robert Whittaker, prospect Israel Adesanya, and …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington comments on UFC 225’s low PPV estimates

UFC 225, which went down on June 9 in Chicago, was an extremely stacked card. It was headlined by a middleweight showdown between champ Robert Whittaker and overweight challenger Yoel …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Says Robert Whittaker May Not Be the Same Fighter After Yoel Romero Wars

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Kelvin Gastelum recently talked about his upcoming title shot against Robert Whittaker for the UFC middleweight …read more

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UFC Reveals Cast for The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters

The highly anticipated 28th season of The Ultimate Fighter will see UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker coach opposite No. 4 ranked contender Kelvin Gastelum. Following the series, which debuts Wednesday, …read more

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Here's the official cast list for 'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters'

UFC officials today announced the official cast of UFC hopefuls who will compete on “The Ultimate Fighter 28.”
As announced this past weekend, reigning middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 …read more

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Manager confirms Yoel Romero plans to move to light heavyweight, wants title fight with Daniel Cormier

After missing weight for two consecutive middleweight fights — an interim title fight with Luke Rockhold and an undisputed title fight with Robert WhittakerYoel Romero is most likely …read more

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Yoel Romero’s Manager Confirms Move to Light Heavyweight, Wants Cormier Fight

It appears that Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will get his wish and not have to fight Yoel Romero again, as the Cuban’s manager confirmed that the middleweight …read more

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Romero Jumps To 205, Wants ‘DC’ Title Fight

After Yoel Romero suffered a second defeat in a Middleweight title fight against division champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 225 a few weeks ago, talks of “Soldier of God” moving …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum questions UFC champ Robert Whittaker's condition after Yoel Romero wars

LAS VEGAS – Kelvin Gastelum doesn’t know what version of Robert Whittaker will step into the octagon when he challenges the UFC middleweight champion later this year.
It was announced Friday …read more

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Israel Adesanya Envisions Eventual Title Bout vs. Robert Whittaker in New Zealand

Friday night was Israel Adesanya’s coming out party as a talent to watch in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight division. …read more

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Robert Whittaker to Defend UFC Title vs. Kelvin Gastelum Following ‘TUF 28’ Coaching Stint

Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will be coaching rivals on Season 28 of “The Ultimate Fighter” before squaring off in a middleweight championship bout later this year. …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants Paulo Costa vs. Uriah Hall winner, eventual meeting with Robert Whittaker

Israel Adesanya answered a lot of questions about where he stands in the middleweight division Friday, and now it’s his turn to call the shots.
The main event of The Ultimate …read more

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Robert Whittaker & Kelvin Gastelum to Coach Season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter

The UFC has announced that “The Ultimate Fighter” will return next year, and the current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will coach the fighters alongside contender Kelvin Gastelum. Whittaker is currently …read more

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UFC champ Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum to coach 'TUF 28'; title fight later this year

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The UFC announced tonight that “The Ultimate Fighter” will return for a 28th season, with middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and contender Kelvin Gastelum serving …read more

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Robert Whittaker to Coach TUF 28 Opposite Kelvin Gastelum Then Fight Him

Later this summer, The Ultimate Fighter returns for an incredible 28th season. The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters, premiering August 29 on FS1, will feature male heavyweights and female featherweights. This …read more

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Whittaker, Gastelum to coach TUF 28, then fight in December

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter will be coached by middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and his next opponent Kelvin Gastelum. A pair of The Ultimate Fighter winners will be …read more

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Whittaker And Gastelum To Fight For Title, Coach TUF 28

It was announced earlier tonight (Fri., July 6, 2018) during the broadcast for TUF 27 Finale that UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will defend his title against Kelvin Gastelum later …read more

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Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum to coach TUF, fight for UFC middleweight title

Kelvin Gastelum won the UFC middleweight title shot sweepstakes. He’s also getting a coaching slot on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Gastelum and middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will serve …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum Reportedly In The Works

It looks like Kelvin Gastelum is the front-runner to challenge Robert Whittaker for the UFC middleweight title next. The question of who would be the next man up to challenge …read more

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Sources: UFC looks to pit Whittaker vs. Gastelum

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker may know his opponent soon: Kelvin Gastelum. The date for the title fight has not been announced. …read more

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Report | UFC working to put together Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum

The question for Australia’s first UFC champion, the middleweight king, Robert Whittaker is “who’s next”? Well, we’re close to getting the answer.
After an incredible fight of the year candidate with …read more

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Israel Adesanya goes off on Yoel Romero for “almost cheating”

Yoel Romero has dazzled fans in his first two bouts of 2018, first clubbing former champ Luke Rockhold into unconsciousness in February, then engaging current champ Robert Whittaker in one …read more

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Israel Adesanya Rips Yoel Romero For Missing Weight

Israel Adesanya believes Yoel Romero basically attempted to cheat at UFC 225. Romero was set to challenge UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker last month. Instead, “The Solider of God” took …read more

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Robert Whittaker Has a Target Event and Opponent for his UFC Return

The UFC is targeting November 3 for its return to Madison Square Garden, while UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is eyeing that date as a possible return from surgery.
Whittaker fought …read more

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Manager: If Hand Heals as Planned, Robert Whittaker Wants Chris Weidman at MSG

Surgery seems to have gone well for Robert Whittaker, and if the healing process goes as planned, the UFC middleweight champion could be eyeing a blockbuster fight near the end …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes that Chris Weidman is ahead of Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker has cemented his position as the best middleweight in the world after he defeated Yoel Romero for the 2nd time. Whittaker vs Romero 2 had everything that we …read more

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Morning Report: Manager says Robert Whittaker could be ready for NYC card — and Chris Weidman would be ‘perfect’ foe

At UFC 225 last month, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker edged out a split decision over Yoel Romero despite “Soldier of God” dropping Whittaker multiple times in the bout. Unfortunately for …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum: I’m Robert Whittaker’s Worst Match-Up

Kelvin Gastelum feels he brings UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker the most difficult match-up possible of all contenders in the weight class. Gastelum comes off a split decision win over …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Robert Whittaker Targeting UFC Title Defense Against Chris Weidman

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker hopes to be ready by UFC 231. Whittaker is coming off a war against Yoel Romero. Their rematch ended up being …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum feels Robert Whittaker is avoiding a fight with him

Riding high on impressive defeats of former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Kelvin Gastelum feels he’s earned the next shot at reigning …read more

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Robert Whittaker eyeing title defense against Chris Weidman

Over the last few weeks, middleweight contenders Kelvin Gastelum and Chris Weidman have been verbally sparring over who deserves the next middleweight title shot. Now, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s …read more

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Whittaker: The Only Thing Left Is To Fight A Weapon-Wielding Romero

Middleweight champ Robert Whittaker is sick of taking talk of a third fight with Yoel Romero seriously. UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker has already managed to defeat Yoel Romero twice …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum: I’d give UFC champion Robert Whittaker ‘the most difficult time’ in the Octagon

In a top-heavy middleweight division, Kelvin Gastelum has a theory on who would be the toughest challenge for UFC champion Robert Whittaker.
Himself.
“I know that he’s been offered the fight against …read more

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Romero Shuts Down Whiny Whittaker In One Simple Tweet

Hey, remember last week when Robert Whittaker was all like, “Blah blah blah Yoel Romero was all sorts of shady at UFC 225 blah blah blah” and the zombie fanboys …read more

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Yoel Romero responds to Robert Whittaker’s comments about his “magic” transformation

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker felt that Yoel Romero changed quite significantly between their first and second fights. According to Whittaker, Romero felt more or less normal when they first …read more

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Yoel Romero Responds to Robert Whittaker Implying Steroid Use

Yoel Romero wasn’t going to remain silent. Earlier this month, Romero took on Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 225. The fight was scheduled to be a middleweight …read more

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Daily Debate results: Third time a charm? Voters want Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero trilogy

UFC champion Robert Whittaker has beaten contender Yoel Romero twice now, but it seems fight fans still haven’t seen enough of this middleweight pairing.
Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) met Romero …read more

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Morning Report: Robert Whittaker on Yoel Romero’s ‘superhuman’ traits: I’m leaving that down to nothing more than magic

At UFC 225, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero fought to a contentious split decision, but the controversy wasn’t just about the outcome of the fight. Romero missed weight for the …read more

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Gastelum: I Don’t See How Weidman Thinks He Deserves Next Shot

Now that Robert Whittaker has defeated the boogeyman of the middleweight division twice, it is time for “Bobby Knuckles” to meet a new challenger and on the short list of …read more

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Chris Weidman: I believe I could finish Robert Whittaker

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman believes he’d score a stoppage victory over Robert Whittaker and reclaim the title. Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been calling for the …read more

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Robert Whittaker Skeptical of Yoel Romero’s Quick Recovery from Difficult Weight Cut at UFC 225

It’s been about two weeks since Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero via split decision in a memorable five-round battle bout at UFC 225, but he still has some questions regarding …read more

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'Superhuman' Yoel Romero's quick recovery from rough weight cut? Robert Whittaker has questions

Fresh off his successful middleweight title defense at UFC 225, Robert Whittaker has some questions.
He has questions about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing program, which in his mind contains …read more

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Whittaker: No Special Diet Makes Romero Perform Like That

UFC 225 featured an instant classic between reigning undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and perennial middleweight contender Yoel Romero. With a controversial split-decision victory over Romero, Robert Whittaker now owns …read more

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Whittaker Calling Bulls—t On Romero’s ‘Magic’ Body

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, wants to know how two-time title contender, Yoel Romero, went from Mumen Rider to One Punch Man is less than 12 months.
Especially …read more

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Yoel Romero’s Corner Threatened to Throw in the Towel at UFC 225

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Yoel Romero took on current champion Robert Whittaker earlier this month as the pay-per-view headliner at UFC 225 in another “Fight of the Year” contender. …read more

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Robert Whittaker comments on Yoel Romero’s “magic” physical changes between first and second fights

Yoel Romero pushed himself into a state of extreme dehydration in an effort to make weight for his UFC 225 showdown with middleweight champ Robert Whittaker — but unfortunately, he …read more

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Trainer: Masvidal Almost Threw in Towel During Romero-Whittaker 2

Jorge Masvidal lit a fire under his teammate Yoel Romero. Earlier this month at UFC 225, Romero took on middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. The bout served as the pay-per-view headliner, …read more

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Corner of Yoel Romero considered throwing in the towel at UFC 225

Earlier this month, we were treated to an instant classic in the middleweight division as Robert Whittaker made his first title defense in a rematch against Yoel Romero. The fight …read more

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Yoel Romero: I ‘Destroyed’ Robert Whittaker the Last Three Rounds at UFC 225

For five rounds at UFC 225, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and No. 1 middleweight contender Yoel Romero engaged in what many agree is now a “Fight Of The Year” …read more

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Weidman, Gastelum Beef Over Who Gets Next UFC Title Shot

Now that UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has gotten past Yoel Romero for the second time, the 185-pound class finally has some clarity.
Well, sort of.
The next shot at Whittaker’s middleweight …read more

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Chris Weidman, Kelvin Gastelum Trade Words Over Next Title Shot

Now that Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Robert Whittaker has defeated Yoel Romero for the second time at UFC 225, the remaining Top-5 middleweights are jockeying for position to secure …read more

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UFC champ Robert Whittaker on to next fight – whoever it is – with 'jinx' Yoel Romero behind him

Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker doesn’t remember exactly when he got injured during his UFC 225 headliner with Yoel Romero, only that he couldn’t feel anything from his finger tips up …read more

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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 168 – Las Vegas: Dana White, Robert Whittaker

Episode No. 168 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the …read more

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Robert Whittaker looking at three options for his next fight and none are Yoel Romero

UFC 225’s main event was an instant classic. It featured a rematch between two of the greatest middleweight fighters MMA has ever seen.
The fighters competing in said main event were …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson Willing to Face Yoel Romero

Alexander Gustafsson isn’t opposed to a clash against Yoel Romero. Romero is coming off a close split decision loss to Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 225. The …read more

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Heavy Hands: Whittaker vs Romero 2 was everything

Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman struggle to contain their enthusiasm for UFC 225’s rematch between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, which was somehow even better than their first fight. Remember …read more

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Chris Weidman and Kelvin Gastelum exchange barbs over next middleweight title shot

Now that Robert Whittaker has defeated Yoel Romero for a second time — he did so by decision in the main event of UFC 225 — there are two clear …read more

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Middleweight Champ Robert Whittaker Not Interested In Trilogy Against Yoel Romero

Last Saturday at UFC 225 in Chicago, Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker won a unanimous decision over top contender Yoel Romero in a rematch that many are calling …read more

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Opinion: Whittaker is as good a technician as Johnson, maybe even better

In the wake of UFC 225, some ruminations on Robert Whittaker, Demetrious Johnson, and the concept of technical skill in MMA At UFC 225, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, two …read more

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After defeating Yoel Romero twice, Robert Whittaker not interested in third meeting

It was a curious idea put forth with vigor by the UFC’s commentary booth.
Robert Whittaker had just defeated Yoel Romero for the second time in 11 months, taking a split …read more

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Weidman: I'm the ‘most decorated guy’ at 185, I deserve next title shot

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman makes a case for himself as to why he should be fighting for the title next. UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was able …read more

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Chris Weidman Pitches his Case for Robert Whittaker Fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has made his case for a fight against Robert Whittaker. As seen in the main event of the main card for Saturday’s (June 9, …read more

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The MMA Circus: UFC 225 recap

On Episode 167 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and Andrew Lawrence recap last Saturday’s UFC 225, which featured a middleweight rematch between champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. EPISODE …read more

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Thunder from Down Under in Singapore on June 23

The photograph of Robert Whittaker, Tai Tuivasa and Megan Anderson taken by The Daily Telegraph before UFC 225 in Chicago was titled “The Takeover.”They weren’t kidding. New Zealand-born Aussie Whittaker, …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings: Robert Whittaker's elite status undeniable

With a gutsy performance at UFC 225, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s status as an elite mixed martial artist cannot be denied.
Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) went five grueling rounds with …read more

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Whittaker doesn’t want to fight ‘boogeyman’ Romero forever

Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has had a couple days to think about the idea of fighting Yoel Romero again, and it doesn’t sound like that would be his first choice. …read more

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Robert Whittaker Doesn’t See The Need For Yoel Romero Rematch

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker didn’t need to fight Yoel Romero this past Saturday (June 9, 2018) in the main event of UFC 225 on pay-per-view (PPV) – but he …read more

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Robert Whittaker explains what it’s like to fight Yoel Romero: “he felt like steel”

Yoel Romero has now been compared to steel by two former opponents. The first man to compare Romero to steel was former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Now, reigning UFC …read more

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Yoel Romero Plans to Sue Illinois Athletic Commission

Yoel Romero wants to take the Illinois Athletic Commission to court. This past Saturday night (June 9), Romero took on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker. The …read more

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Daily Debate results: Is Kelvin Gastelum the best option for UFC champ Robert Whittaker?

When it comes to UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, only one name seems to make sense for his next opponent.
Well, according to MMAjunkie readers and MMAjunkie Radio listeners who voted …read more

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Robert Whittaker Says Yoel Romero Felt Like Steel in Rematch

Robert Whittaker believes Yoel Romero was his toughest opponent at middleweight. At UFC 225, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker took on Yoel Romero. The bout was a non-title five-round headliner. Romero …read more

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Robert Whittaker addresses possible trilogy fight with Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker now holds two wins over fearsome middleweight contender Yoel Romero. Both, however, were competitive and truly thrilling fights. Given the close nature of the pair’s …read more

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Robert Whittaker Headed to Surgery, Back to the Sidelines

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker broke his hand during his UFC 225 headlining bout with Yoel Romero. On Monday, he indicated the injury would require surgery, putting him on the …read more

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Robert Whittaker addresses possible trilogy fight with Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker now holds two wins over fearsome middleweight contender Yoel Romero. Both, however, were competitive and truly thrilling fights. Given the close nature of the pair’s …read more

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‘Reaper’ Doesn’t See Need For Third ‘Boogeyman’ Fight

Last Saturday night (June 9, 2018) Robert Whittaker put a stamp on his rivalry with No. 1 Middleweight contender Yoel Romero, defeating him in back-to-back outings in the span of …read more

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Robert Whittaker set for hand surgery, hopes to return in 2018

When UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker told color commentator Joe Rogan on Saturday night that he couldn’t feel anything from his right hand all the way down to his elbow …read more

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UFC 225 Highlights!

UFC 225, which took place at United Center in Chicago, Ill., this past weekend (Sat., June 9, 2018), saw Robert Whittaker edge out a split decision in a bloody, back-and-forth …read more

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Robert Whittaker Reportedly Needs Surgery On Broken Thumb

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker put on an absolute classic with Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 225 this past weekend (Sat. June 9, 2018) in a five …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Makes Case For UFC Middleweight Title Shot

Kelvin Gastelum believes he’s the right choice for a title opportunity against Robert Whittaker. This past Saturday night (June 9), Whittaker took on Yoel Romero in a non-title five-round bout. …read more

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What's next for Robert Whittaker and other UFC 225 fighters?

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker edged out Yoel Romero on the scorecards Saturday for his first title defense. Brett Okamoto speculates on what’s next for him and others who fought …read more

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Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero issues statements on unforgettable UFC 225 war

On Saturday night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 225, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and fearsome middleweight contender Yoel Romero engaged in a truly incredible five-round fight. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum next for UFC champ Robert Whittaker? 'Who else would be in line?'

CHICAGO – Is Kelvin Gastelum the obvious next choice to fight UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker? He sure thinks so.
“I haven’t been told I’m next in line, but I mean, …read more

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Romero after UFC 225: ‘I am the black Rocky’

Yoel Romero does not feel distraught at all by his loss to Robert Whittaker in their rematch at UFC 225 on Saturday night. UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero was …read more

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UFC 225: Fantasy Rewind

UFC 225 will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable events of 2018, with an epic five round middleweight fight capping off the night as Robert Whittaker narrowly …read more

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That Used To Be His Thumb

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, was fortunate enough to escape the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, with his 185-pound title intact following five grueling rounds with division …read more

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Watch The MMA Hour live today

The Mixed Martial Arts is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:
1:00 p.m. ET — UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will join us to talk about …read more

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UFC 225 Talking Points

CHICAGO – After the first round of his rematch against Yoel Romero Saturday night at UFC 225, Robert Whittaker went back to his corner for the second straight fight with …read more

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UFC 225: Fights to make

All the best, most interesting, and unashamedly coolest fights the UFC must book following their latest event in Chicago, IL. Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 may not have been …read more

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‘Black Rocky’ Is The People’s Champ

Listen to Romero’s emotional message following his absolute war with Robert Whittaker at UFC 225. After his slobberknocker of a fight against Robert Whittaker at UFC 225, Yoel Romero took …read more

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Robert Whittaker reflects on 'hardest fight of career' against Yoel Romero at UFC 225

UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was forced to go through a five-round battle at UFC 225, but in the end he left the octagon with another narrow victory over Yoel …read more

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Robert Whittaker’s Team Releases X-Ray of Broken Thumb Suffered Early in UFC 225 Main Event

When Robert Whittaker squares off with Yoel Romero, it’s a safe bet that top-notch violence is going to ensue. It’s also likely that some injuries are going to occur. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Robert Whittaker, Colby Covington and UFC 225's other winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 225’s losing fighters?)
The UFC 225 pay-per-view was earmarked as biggest lineup of the year so far, and there’s no denying the …read more

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