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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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Alexander Gustafsson Agrees To Fight Yoel Romero

“Just because the ‘BOSS’ Daniel Cormier said so, let’s do it Yoel Romero,” Gustafsson wrote on Twitter. “Obviously both of you have difficulties making weight.” Two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …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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Alexander Gustafsson discusses possible Yoel Romero fight, other possible opponents

Alexander Gustafsson is looking to fight, and he’ll gladly be an injury replacement if that’s what it takes. Long-time UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson hasn’t stepped into 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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Alexander Gustafsson responds to rumblings of Yoel Romero fight, lays out future plans

Alexander Gustafsson is angling to fight before the end of the summer.
After being linked to a potential meeting against Yoel Romero by UFC president Dana White, the top-ranked light …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson wants to welcome Yoel Romero to UFC light heavyweight division

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Alexander Gustafsson is on board for a matchup with Yoel Romero.
After Romero (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) missed weight for his UFC middleweight title fight …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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EXCLUSIVE | Alan Jouban thinks he knows why some fighters miss weight by so much

Over the last few weeks, there’s been a rash of fighters missing weight for high-profile UFC bouts, from Mackenzie Dern, to Darren Till, to Yoel Romero. In the opinion of …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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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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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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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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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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Romero Suing Athletic Commission For The Right To Keel Over

This is why the “Good Samaritan Law” was enacted. UFC middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, missed weight for his UFC 225 pay-per-view (PPV) title fight last weekend in Chicago, which in …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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Manager wants to sue commission for stopping Romero’s weight cut

Malki Kawa is looking to sue the Illinois athletic commission for cutting Yoel Romero’s UFC 225 weight cut early. There was a lot of controversy surrounding Yoel Romero’s weight cut …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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Agent Malki Kawa says Yoel Romero plans lawsuit against Illinois State Athletic Commission 

Yoel Romero is upset at the Illinois State Athletic Commission and he’s primed to do something about it.
Romero plans on taking the the regulatory body to court after what he …read more

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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Jorge Masvidal and Keri Melendez.
Masvidal cornered Yoel Romero and Colby Covington this past weekend at UFC …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 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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Robert Whittaker Calls UFC 225 Rematch vs. Romero ‘The Hardest Fight of My Career’

Robert Whittaker emerged from his rematch with Yoel Romero at UFC 225 with a hard-fought split decision victory, and it’s a battle he won’t soon forget. …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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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington shares scorecard for “super epic” Whittaker vs. Romero fight

Shortly after Colby Covington captured the interim welterweight title with a decision defeat of Rafael dos Anjos, he watched his American Top Team stablemate Yoel Romero take on UFC middleweight …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: 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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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Yoel Romero, Rafael dos Anjos and UFC 225's other losing fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 225’s winning fighters?)
The UFC 225 main card, which took place Saturday at United Center, saw five fighters face disappointing outcomes at …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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Whittaker’s team releases x-ray of broken thumb after UFC 225

Robert Whittaker fought for a long time with a broken thumb. Robert Whittaker didn’t just survive the punishing striking of Yoel Romero to come out of UFC 225 with …read more

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UFC 225 post-event facts: Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero set record in epic rematch

UFC 225, which took place Saturday at United Center in Chicago, marked the UFC’s most significant card of 2018 thus far. The results certainly had an impact on the record …read more

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From hospital bed, Yoel Romero declares 'I am the champ' after UFC 225

During his in-cage interview following UFC 225’s main event, Yoel Romero said he deserved the victory against Robert Whittaker, and it appears more time after the fight hasn’t changed his …read more

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X-ray shows hand injury suffered by Robert Whittaker at UFC 225

Robert Whittaker scored another decision victory over Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 225 in Chicago, but it was a costly win.
“The Reaper”, who won a close split …read more

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UFC 225, The Morning After: Were Whittaker-Romero Scorecards Right?

What you may have missed from last night! Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero had themselves a fight of the year contender last night, in what would have been the greatest …read more

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Oh, hey: Here's an X-ray of UFC champ Robert Whittaker's broken hand

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As if UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s victory at UFC 225 weren’t impressive enough.
In Saturday’s pay-per-view headliner at Chicago’s …read more

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Daniel Cormier has an interesting idea for Yoel Romero’s next fight

Last night, in the main event of UFC 225, Yoel Romero gave up a competitive — and somewhat controversial — split decision to reigning UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. With …read more

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RECAP! Whittaker Wins Split-Decision in Instant Classic!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight killers Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero rematched last night (June 9, 2018) at UFC 225 inside the United Center in Chicago, Illinoise.
Whittaker’s goal is to …read more

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UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 - Winners and Losers

Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero put on a fight for the ages with Whittaker emerging victorious. But did that really make Romero the loser for the evening? After a fast …read more

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MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero’s thrilling UFC 225 war

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 225, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero met for a second time — though Romero was …read more

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UFC 225 Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts: Yoel Romero's pay reduced after missing weight

CHICAGO – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 225 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $303,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations …read more

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UFC 225 recap: Whittaker edges out Romero in war

In the UFC 225 main event, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero by split decision in a five-round, non-title bout. Take a bow, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero.
Initially, …read more

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UFC 225 video highlights: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero

A belt may not have been on the line, but the drama was just as high as any championship fight in recent memory, as Robert Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) …read more

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Whittaker prevails in an all-time rematch with Romero

WHITTAKER vs ROMERO 2The rematch between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero wasn’t contested for Whittaker’s UFC middleweight title, but the UFC 225 main event delivered championship level action a second …read more

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Highlights! Whittaker, Romero Turn In Classic At UFC 225

Reigning UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker outlasted Cuban tank Yoel Romero last night (Sat., June 9, 2018) at UFC 225 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside United Center in Chicago, …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 full fight video highlights

Watch Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 full fight video highlights from UFC 225’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 took place June 9 …read more

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Here’s the UFC 225 Scorecard for Whittaker vs. Romero; Do You Agree With the Judges?

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero fought an epically brutal battle at UFC 225 on Saturday night in Chicago, but did the judges get it right?
Whittaker started the …read more

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‘Reaper’ Rematch? Dana White Wants Yoel Romero To Move Up To 205 Instead

The UFC 225 main event was pretty fucking crazy.
After five rounds of war, in what resembled the Nada-Frank street fight from “They Live,” Robert Whittaker topped Yoel Romero by split …read more

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UFC 225 draws announced 18,117 fans for $2.55 million gate in Chicago

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CHICAGO – Saturday’s UFC 225 event drew an announced attendance of 18,117 fans and a live gate of $2.55 …read more

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UFC 225 bonuses: Robert Whittaker, Yoel Romero win Fight of the Night again

Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero threw down for another 25 minutes and earned another Fight of the Night award.
In a rematch of their hotly contested interim title fight at UFC …read more

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UFC 225 bonuses: Robert Whittaker lands $100,000 thanks to Yoel Romero ineligibility

CHICAGO – Robert Whittaker double-dipped with $100,000 in bonus money, and Charles Oliveira and Curtis Blaydes each earned $50,000 at Saturday’s UFC 225 event.
Oliveira and Blaydes earned “Performance of the …read more

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UFC 225 Bonuses: Whittaker, Romero Garner ‘Fight of the Night’ Honors for Classic Battle

No title was at stake in the UFC 225 headliner, but you wouldn’t have known it from the way Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero fought at the United Center on …read more

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Pros react to Whittaker’s crazy win over Romero at UFC 225

Robert Whittaker defended his belt once again after a crazy five-round war against Yoel Romero at UFC 225. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fight. After five thrilling rounds, Robert …read more

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UFC 225 results: Robert Whittaker edges Yoel Romero in classic encounter

Forget the weight cuts, the title situation, and all the other assorted distractions: When Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero step into the cage, you’re going to see a classic.

Their UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker Takes a Controversial Nod Over Yoel Romero in Epically Brutal Battle (UFC 225 Results)

It wasn’t a battle for the belt as planned, but middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero put on a remarkable fight at UFC 225 on Saturday in Chicago.
Whittaker won …read more

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UFC 225 results: Whittaker wins split decision over Romero

Robert Whittaker pulled out a split decision victory in a highly entertaining war with Yoel Romero in the UFC 225 main event. The UFC 225 main event just wrapped up …read more

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UFC 225 video: Whittaker vs Romero fight highlights

Watch highlights from the UFC 225 main event. UFC 225 was headlined by a middleweight championship rematch between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. It certainly looked different than the first …read more

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Twitter reacts to Robert Whittaker's narrow win over Yoel Romero in epic UFC 225 rematch

Robert Whittaker solidified his status as the best middleweight in the world Saturday when he defeated Yoel Romero in in the UFC 225 headliner.
After Romero (13-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) missed …read more

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Whittaker Breaks Hand, Edges Romero In Bloody War

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, was expected to make his first title defense in a five-round rematch against top contender Yoel Romero in last night’s (Sat., June …read more

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Holm dominates Anderson, wins by unanimous decision at UFC 225

Prior to UFC 225’s main event between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, a multitude of undercard fights had major implications. Here’s how it went down. …read more

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Whittaker outlasts Romero in non-title thriller

Even with no title on the line, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero delivered a classic slugfest in which both fighters were staggered, with Whittaker emerging by split decision Saturday at …read more

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Robert Whittaker retains belt with split-decision win against Yoel Romero at UFC 225

Robert Whittaker retains belt with split-decision win against Yoel Romero at UFC 225 …read more

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UFC 225: Pros react to Whittaker vs. Romero 2, Covington vs. RDA, more

The middleweight title may not have been on the line, but Robert Whittaker showed the heart of a champion Saturday night at UFC 225.
Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero for the second …read more

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UFC 225: Robert Whittaker survives a pair of knockdowns to win split decision vs. Yoel Romero

Unlike their UFC 213 fight that was more of a high-powered chess match, the rematch was packed with fireworks and saw both fighters have their moments. …read more

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Robert Whittaker Ekes Out Split Decision over Yoel Romero in Rematch at UFC 225

Yoel Romero couldn’t quite make his late-round magic happen in Chicago. …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 UFC 225 scorecard

The Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 UFC 225 scorecard shows how the judges scored Saturday night’s main event at the United Center in Chicago.
Sal D’Amato scored the fight for …read more

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UFC 225 Results: Robert Whittaker defeats Yoel Romero via split-decision (Highlights)

A middleweight rematch between current division champion Robert Whittaker and top contender Yoel Romero served as the headliner of tonight’s UFC 225 pay-per-view event in Chicago.
Unfortunately for fight fans, Yoel …read more

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UFC 225 results: Robert Whittaker dropped multiple times but outlasts Yoel Romero in non-title affair

CHICAGO – A belt may not have been on the line, but the drama was just as high as any championship fight in recent memory, as Robert Whittaker (20-4 MMA, …read more

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UFC 225 live blog: Whittaker vs. Romero 2

This is the UFC 225 live blog for Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2, a middleweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the United Center in Chicago.
The bout was …read more

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UFC 225 – Live Results

UFC 225 goes down live tonight from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event Middleweight Champion takes on Yoel Romero in a five-round non-title fight as Romero …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero full fight video

The Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero full fight video shows Whittaker defeating Romero for the UFC interim welterweight title at UFC 213 last July.
Whittaker won the fight via split decision …read more

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UFC 225 primer: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero

After a scare yesterday, UFC 225’s main event is on, as Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero rematch, though with no title on the line. Get the details here. Saturday night, …read more

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Statement on UFC 225

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will face #1 contender Yoel Romero in a five-round main event. Romero, who missed weight on Friday by .2 lbs., will not be eligible to …read more

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Bisping on Romero: He Thinks The UFC Revolves Around Him

Michael Bisping has criticized the way Yoel Romero handled his second straight weight cutting failure. Romero was supposed to compete for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title tonight against …read more

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UFC 225 final betting odds: Is Yoel Romero a live dog?

Here are the UFC 225 closing odds, where Robert Whittaker is substantially favored to beat Yoel Romero in their main event rematch. UFC 225 is set to kick off …read more

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Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith Breakdown Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2

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Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith break down the thrilling rematch between champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, who failed to make weight, which means Whittaker’s belt will not …read more

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UFC releases official statement regarding tonight’s Romero vs. Whittaker main event

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will still square off with Yoel Romero in the headliner of tonight’s UFC 225 event in Chicago.
However, because Yoel Romero missed weight by .2 lbs …read more

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Yoel Romero Voices Frustration With Commission After Missing Weight

Title contender Yoel Romero is not happy with the Illinois commission. The big story thus far this week was the fact that Romero missed weight on Friday (June 8, 2018) …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 to proceed as non-title fight following Romero’s UFC 225 weigh-in miss

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will indeed rematch Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 225, however his belt will not be on the line.
Whittaker and Romero have agreed …read more

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Like chaos? Imagine if Yoel Romero wins at UFC 225 after missing weight

A popular question being asked throughout the spring went like this: Which is the better pay-per-view, UFC 225 or UFC 226? As always, there’s never really a wrong answer with …read more

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UFC 225 Embedded: Yoel Romero Puts Headlining Bout at Risk

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On Episode 5 of UFC 225 Embedded, a star-studded media day includes middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, opponent Yoel Romero and former titleholders Holly Holm, Rafael Dos Anjos, Andrei …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2700 with UFC 225 preview, John Morgan

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guest John Morgan.
MMAjunkie’s Morgan called in to discuss Yoel Romero’s weight miss for his middleweight title fight against Robert Whittaker at …read more

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UFC 225 Clash: Whittaker Vs. Romero 2!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight rivals Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will rematch for the title TONIGHT (June 9, 2018) at UFC 225 inside United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
It’s hard …read more

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Romero says Illinois commission cut his weight cut early

Yoel Romero is not happy with the Illinois athletic commission. Yoel Romero missed weight for the second time of his career at yesterday’s UFC 225 weigh-ins, but ‘The Soldier of …read more

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Dana White notebook: Romero at 205, GSP, Nurmagomedov-McGregor, Lesnar's future, Cyborg-Nunes

After tonight’s UFC 225 event, is Yoel Romero’s future at light heavyweight?
It’s one of many topics UFC President Dana White covered during a scrum with reporters on Friday.
The session came …read more

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UFC 225: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 Toe-to-Toe Preview - A complete breakdown

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Whittaker vs. Romero 2 at UFC 225, and everything you don’t about reddit arming robots. Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel …read more

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Preview! ‘Reaper’ Looks To Discharge ‘Soldier’ In Chicago

Even though Yoel Romero missed weight and will no longer be able to compete for the middleweight championship, his Robert Whittaker fight is still official for the UFC 225 pay-per-view …read more

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UFC 225 main event breakdown: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2

Injured and down two rounds to perhaps the most dangerous third-round fighter in MMA, Robert Whittaker looked to be in major trouble as he came out of his corner to …read more

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Watch UFC 225: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 live stream online, fight time, TV schedule

Check out all the ways you can watch UFC 225 tonight, which comes to us live from Chicago, IL. UFC 225 is live tonight and it features what was …read more

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Midnight Mania! Dana Claims ‘Majority of Fighters’ Want Late Weigh-ins

Bringing y’all the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
After today’s near-fiasco with Yoel Romero at the scale — in which …read more

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Whittaker VS Romero 2 Still On In Chicago

Earlier today at the official weigh-ins for UFC 225, Middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero missed weight and put the Main Event in serious jeopardy. For hours the MMA community could …read more

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