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Robert Whittaker on Romero’s Suspected PED Use: ‘It’s Not Gonna Help Him’

Robert Whittaker isn’t worried about the rumors of Yoel Romero’s past performance enhancing drug (PED) use. Whittaker will do battle with Romero inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada …read more

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Whittaker dismisses PED talk surrounding Romero: ‘He can do whatever he wants, its’ not gonna help him’

As Robert Whittaker gets ready to fight Yoel Romero for the interim UFC middleweight title, he sounds confident in his ability to come out with a win, no matter what …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Michael Bisping on Romero-Whittaker: ‘interim belts are jokes’

This summer at UFC 213 on July 8th, top ranked middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will square off for the interim middleweight title in a highly anticipated showdown …read more

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Michael Bisping on Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker UFC 213 title fight - ‘Interim belts are a joke’

While current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Michael Bisping heals up from a knee surgery that’s taken longer to heal than expected, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will duke …read more

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Michael Bisping makes his pick for Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker’s interim title fight

With UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping on the shelf nursing a knee injury, the UFC’s matchmaking team has opted to crown an interim middleweight champion to keep the division moving …read more

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Luke Rockhold wants to fight Mousasi but open to stepping in for Romero or Whittaker at UFC 213

Luke Rockhold talks about his potential fight with Gegard Mousasi and how he’s willing to ‘fill in’ for Yoel Romero or Robert Whittaker at UFC 213. It’s been over a …read more

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Luke Rockhold ready to step in for Yoel Romero or Robert Whittaker at UFC 213

While Luke Rockhold has been active of late with his Twitter fingers, the former UFC middleweight champion has yet to book a fight. Rockhold last competed at UFC 199 last …read more

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Michael Bisping Picks Robert Whittaker to Beat Yoel Romero

Michael Bisping feels he is headed for a title unification bout against Robert Whittaker. On July 8, Whittaker will take on Yoel Romero for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …read more

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Luke Rockhold ready to fill in for Robert Whittaker or Yoel Romero

It has now been nearly an entire year since Luke Rockhold has been in the Octagon. After winning the UFC middleweight championship by defeating Chris Weidman at UFC 194 back …read more

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Midnight Mania! Yoel Romero says he is the ‘right hand of God’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got Yoel Romero talking about cleansing the Middleweight division …read more

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Yoel Romero praises Robert Whittaker, still wants Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero is currently gearing up for his UFC 213 showdown with fellow top ranked contender Robert Whittaker on July 9th. While the fight will …read more

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UFC 213: Yoel Romero happy to fight for interim title, admits victory (and food) would taste better against Michael Bisping

After months and months of waiting for his shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight title — largely due to this — Yoel Romero will finally get his opportunity. …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Jorge Masvidal rails against Michael ‘B*tch-ping’ for ‘blatantly dodging other people’

Jorge Masvidal may not be a member of the UFC middleweight division, but he is good friends and ATT training partners with the division’s No. 1 contender, Yoel Romero, and …read more

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Posted on May 28, 2017, 4:17 pm By
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Gegard Mousasi not happy about Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker interim title fight

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to book a middleweight interim title fight when reigning division kingpin Michael Bisping was unable to return from knee surgery in a timely fashion.
Well, …read more

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On this week’s show, the panel will discuss the proposed Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw fight, Cody Garbrandt’s future. Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker, Rory MacDonald’s successful Bellator debut, the …read more

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Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero react to news of their UFC 213 co-headlining bout

Last night, news broke that UFC 213’s originally planned headliner – a bantamweight title fight between champ Cody Garbrandt and challenger TJ Dillashaw – had officially fallen through. With …read more

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Live Chat: Middleweight and flyweight title talk, UFC Stockholm preview, fighter retreat and more

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
Today on the program we’ll react to all of yesterday’s late breaking news, namely, that Yoel Romero will face Robert Whittaker at UFC 213 …read more

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Yoel Romero Takes On Robert Whittaker For Interim Belt at UFC 213

Middleweight champion Michael Bisping is still recovering from knee surgery and unable to defend his title. While Bisping is on the mend, top 185-pound contender Yoel Romero and No. 3 …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2017, 7:16 am By
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Romero-Whittaker interim title fight to co-headline UFC 213; Nunes-Shevchenko is main event

With UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping injured, an interim title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker is coming to the division.
Romero (12-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) and Whittaker (18-4 MMA, …read more

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Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker 185-pound interim title fight to take place at UFC 213

Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will tangle for an interim middleweight title in July. After all the confusion about the UFC’s middleweight division over the last few weeks, we officially …read more

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Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker Set For Interim Title Bout at UFC 213

The stage is set for an interim title bout between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker. UFC 213 was supposed to be headlined by a bantamweight title bout between champion Cody …read more

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Two huge announcements just made for UFC 213

Two huge announcements were just made regarding July’s UFC 213 event in Las Vegas.
The promotion announced that an interim middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will co-headline …read more

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Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will fight for the interim middleweight belt at UFC 213

Well that didn’t take long.
An interim UFC middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker has just been made official. The two will face off in the co-main spot …read more

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Yoel Romero-Robert Whittaker in; Cody Garbrandt-T.J. Dillashaw out at UFC 213

There will be a men’s title fight at UFC 213. Just not the one originally planned.
Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will meet for the interim middleweight title in Las …read more

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Michael Bisping wants Robert Whittaker to do him a solid and destroy ‘scumbag’ Yoel Romero

If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wants a middleweight title fight this July, it’s going to have to stage one without the services of reigning 185-pound titleholder Michael Bisping.
That’s because “The …read more

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With Bisping injured, UFC will ‘probably’ book Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker interim title fight

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Michael Bisping was expected to defend his 185-pound title against former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre.
Sounded good in theory.
But practice proved to be much …read more

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Dana White: UFC Looking Into Interim Middleweight Championship

UFC president Dana White is fully on board with moving the middleweight division along, even without reigning champion Michael Bisping. After stating that Yoel Romero would meet Bisping next and …read more

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Michael Bisping Still Expects to Fight GSP Next, Says Knee Issues Could Delay UFC Title Defense

While UFC President Dana White might have said that Yoel Romero is getting the next middleweight title shot, Michael Bisping is still under the impression that he’ll be fighting Georges …read more

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Michael Bisping too injured to fight Yoel Romero, prefers to wait for Georges St-Pierre

I feel like I’ve heard this somewhere before…
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Michael Bisping was expecting to fight former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, but “Rush” kept delaying his return …read more

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Yoel Romero opens as big betting favorite over Michael Bisping

The number-one contender to the UFC middleweight title has opened as a large favorite over the current champ. At this time last week, the UFC’s middleweight division was effectively stalled …read more

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Posted on May 17, 2017, 3:16 am By
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Fight odds: Yoel Romero opens as a big favorite over Michael Bisping

UFC President Dana White shocked quite a few people announcing that the UFC middleweight title fight between champion Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre is no longer happening. White added that …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Best boxing knockouts of 2016 in 2 minutes

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2016 was an epic year for knockouts in MMA. We saw Yoel Romero crush Chris …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2017, 8:17 pm By
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Yoel Romero Opens as Nearly 4-to-1 Favorite Against Michael Bisping for Upcoming UFC Title Clash

Much of the discontent surrounding the proposed Michael Bisping-Georges St. Pierre UFC middleweight title fight came from the fact that the promotion’s No. 1 middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, had both …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2017, 7:47 pm By
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The opening line for Michael Bisping vs Yoel Romero has been released ... and it’s not close

Now that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been put in time out by promotion president Dana White, it’s time to find a new challenger for …read more

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Opening odds: Yoel Romero is a hefty favorite over UFC champ Michael Bisping

Nov 12, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Yoel Romero (blue gloves) celebrates after defeating Chris Weidman (red gloves) during UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: …read more

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Yoel Romero’s manager responds to Bisping vs. GSP cancellation - ‘It’s time for us to move on with this division’

When UFC president Dana White announced earlier this week that Michael Bisping’s agreed-upon superfight with former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is being called off due to scheduling differences, top …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Twitter Mailbag: GSP's loss is Yoel Romero's gain, and more

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFCWhat’s really going on with the UFC’s about-face in the middleweight title picture? And why don’t more people regard the current UFC heavyweight champ as, …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Luke Rockhold reacts to the news that Yoel Romero will get the next middleweight title shot

On the latest edition of The MMA Hour, a disgruntled Luke Rockhold went off on the UFC for the way it’s been handling matchmaking in the middleweight division. His main …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Bisping vs. St-Pierre plans scrapped, Yoel Romero now gets next middleweight title shot

Several months ago, we learned that Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had squashed their differences, and that the former welterweight champion would be receive an immediate middleweight title shot against …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Dana White cancels Georges St-Pierre vs Michael Bisping, awards Yoel Romero next middleweight title shot

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, like the rest of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, is tired of waiting for Georges St-Pierre to decide when he’s making his …read more

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Dana White tires of waiting for GSP, gives Yoel Romero next middleweight title shot

Middleweight champion Michael Bisping (L) squared off with Georges St-Pierre at a March 3 news conference, but the two won’t be fighting any time soon. (Getty Images)Georges St-Pierre ended his …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2017, 6:46 am By
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White: Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre off, Yoel Romero gets next title shot

According to the UFC president, Georges St-Pierre will not be fighting Michael Bisping next. It appears that Georges St-Pierre’s timeline for his return doesnt suit the UFC’s fancy after all. …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2017, 4:46 am By
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Dana White: Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre title fight off, Yoel Romero gets next shot

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCAfter endless complaints from fans and middleweight contenders, UFC President Dana White claims the company has decided to call off plans for a Michael Bisping vs. …read more

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Anderson Silva: UFC has to make Bisping vs. Romero, no excuses

Anderson Silva wants the UFC to book Yoel Romero for a title shot against Michael Bisping. Anderson Silva is not a happy man these days. After clamoring for an …read more

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Yoel Romero reacts to Georges St-Pierre’s announcement, says he is ready to fight under the right conditions

Last week former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre took to Twitter where he announced that he would be ready to fight Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight championship any time …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Video: Dana White shoots down Anderson Silva’s interim belt demands

Anderson Silva wants to fight Yoel Romero for the UFC interim middleweight title. Dana White isn’t having any of that. Legendary former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva started the week …read more

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Dana White: Anderson Silva Should Probably Just Retire

Anderson Silva recently stated that if he didn’t get a fight with Yoel Romero for the interim middleweight title at UFC 212 in June that he would not fight again.
“This …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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Despite Anderson Silva’s Threats, Dana White Says UFC Title Fight Won’t Happen

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Anderson Silva recently threatened retirement if he didn’t get an interim title fight with Yoel Romero. UFC president …read more

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Dana White says Anderson Silva will not be granted interim title shot against Yoel Romero

If Anderson Silva is serious about his ultimatum to the UFC, we may have seen the last of the longtime middleweight champion.
On Monday, Silva went on The MMA Hour …read more

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Yoel Romero confirms that he will only fight Anderson Silva for interim title

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva is possibly be on the verge of retiring and walking away from the UFC Octagon.
An obviously upset and frustrated Silva vented his feelings to …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Anderson Silva Threatens to Retire Unless Given Interim Title Bout with Yoel Romero at UFC 212

Anderson Silva knows what he wants and now he’s playing hardball to get it. …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2017, 3:46 am By
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Anderson Silva goes on huge rant: If I don’t get interim title fight vs. Yoel Romero, I’m done

Anderson Silva is fed up with the UFC, that he vows retirement if he does not get an interim title fight against Yoel Romero. Just five years ago, Anderson Silva …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Anderson Silva Threatens Retirement Unless He Gets Interim Title Bout with Yoel Romero at UFC 212

Anderson Silva knows what he wants and now he’s playing hardball to get it. …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Anderson Silva threatens to retire if not given interim title fight with Yoel Romero

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not happy with his employers and is threatening to walk away from the sport.
During a Monday appearance on “The MMA Hour,” Silva said …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2017, 12:46 am By
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Anderson Silva tired of UFC’s ‘bullsh*t,’ wants Yoel Romero interim title fight or warns ‘he’s done’

Anderson Silva is once again upset with his employers at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). After Kelvin Gastelum was forced out of his proposed fight against “The Spider” at UFC 212 …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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Anderson Silva Will Retire if He Doesn’t Get Yoel Romero at UFC 212

Anderson Silva on Monday said he is prepared to either fight Yoel Romero at UFC 212 or retire. There’s not much wiggle room, as he is extremely frustrated with the …read more

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Fired-up Anderson Silva says he’ll retire if UFC doesn’t book interim title fight against Yoel Romero

It’s the UFC’s move now.
Anderson Silva gave the promotion an ultimatum on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. The legendary former champion told Ariel Helwani that he wants to fight …read more

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