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Bellator 268 predictions

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The light heavyweight grand prix semi-finals look a little different than Bellator was expecting.
One of Anthony Johnson and Yoel Romero were …read more

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Luke Rockhold Injures Back, Out Of Sean Strickland Fight

Unfortunately the return of Luke Rockhold is being delayed.

Rockhold has not fought since suffering back-to-back knockout losses to Yoel Romero and current light heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz two years ago. …read more

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Bellator 266 salaries: Yoel Romero gets biggest purse on the card

Yoel Romero during his fight with Phil Davis at Bellator 266. | Lucas Noonan / Bellator MMA

Yoel Romero didn’t get a win at Bellator …read more

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'Good luck, Bellator': Dana White reacts to Yoel Romero's 'typical' promotional debut

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White may not have seen Yoel Romero’s Bellator debut, but he definitely heard about it.
Romero (13-6 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) faced fellow ex-UFC fighter Phil Davis …read more

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Bellator 266 Fighter Salaries: Yoel Romero banks largest payday

The Bellator 266 fighter salaries have been officially released to the public, and light heavyweight Yoel Romero banked the largest payday. MMAjunkie.com was the first to report the salaries for …read more

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Posted on September 23, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero leads Bellator 266 salaries with $150K payday despite loss

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Yoel Romero made his Bellator MMA debut last Saturday night (Sept. 18, 2021) at Bellator 266 after his initial planned debut against Anthony …read more

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Bellator 266 salaries: Yoel Romero leads disclosed payouts despite promotional debut loss

Bellator 266 is in the books and although Phil Davis was the victorious half of the main event, he didn’t receive the highest disclosed payout according to the event’s commissioning …read more

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Bellator 266 salaries: Yoel Romero leads all fighters despite loss to Phil Davis in main event

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Yoel Romero may have suffered a loss in his Bellator debut but he still went home with the biggest paycheck out of …read more

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Bellator’s Scott Coker talks Yoel Romero’s future, Neiman Gracie and ‘Big Tuna’

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Bellator President Scott Coker talked to reporters after Bellator 266 and addressed a variety of topics including Yoel …read more

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Yoel Romero could drop down to middleweight and face the winner of Mousasi-Vanderford for the belt, says Scott Coker

Yoel Romero might be getting another title shot off a loss. Romero made his Bellator debut on Saturday night in the main event of Bellator 266 where he suffered a …read more

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Scott Coker Provides Vote of Confidence for Yoel Romero, Wants Him to Stay at 205

Yoel Romero’s Bellator MMA debut didn’t go as planned, but promotion head Scott Coker is confident that “The Soldier of God” still has plenty left in the tank at 44 …read more

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7 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 192, Bellator 266: Yoel Romero's debut gets fumbled

What mattered most at UFC Fight Night 192 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and Bellator 266 from the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.? Here are a few …read more

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Bellator 266 post-event facts: Yoel Romero's losing skid continues

The sole event on Bellator’s September schedule went down Saturday with Bellator 266 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
A highly anticipated light heavyweight main event topped the card. It …read more

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Phil Davis willing to step back in to Bellator light heavyweight grand prix

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Phil Davis talked about his win over Yoel Romero at Bellator 266, his choice to use his wrestling during the fight, and his thoughts on …read more

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Phil Davis reflects on 'weird' Bellator 266 bout with Yoel Romero, enjoyed role as 'bad guy'

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Phil Davis is back in the win column, and he’s proud of the performance that got him there.
A former light heavyweight champion, Davis (23-6 MMA, 10-3 …read more

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Scott Coker voices faith in Yoel Romero after Bellator 266 loss, ponders 5-round main event change

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Yoel Romero is 0-1 in Bellator, but promotion president Scott Coker isn’t losing faith in one of his biggest free agent pickups.
On Saturday night, Romero (13-6 …read more

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UFC Vegas 37 & Bellator 266 post-fight show: What’s next for Anthony Smith and Yoel Romero?

With UFC Vegas 37 and Bellator 266 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Shaun Al-Shatti, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines coming out …read more

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Fighters and writers in an uproar over Yoel Romero vs. Phil Davis decision

All eyes were on former UFC title challenger Yoel Romero in his highly anticipated Bellator debut when he stepped in to face Phil Davis at Bellator 266. Romero had initially …read more

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Phil Davis Stymies Yoel Romero, Wins Split Decision in Bellator 266 Headliner

In a matchup of strength vs. strength, Phil Davis was too much for Yoel Romero to handle. …read more

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Phil Davis Throttles Yoel Romero, Wins Split Decision in Bellator 266 Headliner

In a matchup of strength vs. strength, Phil Davis was too much for Yoel Romero to handle. …read more

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Davis spoils Romero's Bellator debut by decision

Phil Davis threw a bit of cold water on Yoel Romero’s anticipated Bellator debut, turning to his wrestling to seal a split-decision victory Saturday night at Bellator 266. …read more

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Bellator 266 results: Phil Davis wins surprising decision over Yoel Romero

Former UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero finally made his Bellator debut on Saturday night in San Jose, Calif. Unfortunately for him, when the Bellator 266 results were tallied, he was …read more

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Bellator 266 in Tweets: Pros react to Phil Davis’ win over Yoel Romero

Going into Bellator 266, fight fans had no idea what to expect from Phil Davis and Yoel Romero.
With former Bellator champion Davis coming off a decision loss to champion Vadim …read more

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Pros react after Phil Davis defeats Yoel Romero at Bellator 266

Tonight’s Bellator 266 event was headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring Yoel Romero taking on Phil Davis. Romero (13-6 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since …read more

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Bellator 266 results: Phil Davis outworks, outwrestles Yoel Romero for split decision

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Phil Davis denied high-profile acquisition Yoel Romero a successful debut, outworking the three-time UFC title challenger en route to a split decision win in the …read more

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Bellator 266 results: Phil Davis spoils Yoel Romero's debut, earns split decision

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Yoel Romero made his long-awaited first walk to the Bellator cage Saturday, where he had his promotional debut spoiled by former light heavyweight champion Phil Davis.
In …read more

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Bellator 266 results and highlights: Phil Davis outclasses Yoel Romero

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Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 266 in San Jose. Yoel Romero’s Bellator MMA debut did not go as …read more

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Yoel Romero vs. Phil Davis full fight video highlights

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Watch Yoel Romero vs. Phil Davis full fight video highlights from Bellator 266: Davis vs. Romero, courtesy of Bellator MMA.
Davis vs. Romero took …read more

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Bellator 266: Twitter reacts to Phil Davis’ split decision win over Yoel Romero

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Phil Davis edged out Yoel Romero via split decision at Bellator 266. MMA Twitter reacted to the match. In a fun …read more

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Twitter reacts to Phil Davis spoiling Yoel Romero's debut at Bellator 266

Phil Davis gave Yoel Romero a rude welcome to Bellator with a main event win on Saturday at Bellator 266.
Davis (23-6 MMA, 10-3 BMMA), a former Bellator light heavyweight champion, …read more

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Bellator 266 Results: Phil Davis defeats Yoel Romero (Highlights)

Tonight’s Bellator 266 event is headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring Yoel Romero taking on Phil Davis. Romero (13-5 MMA) has not competed since suffering a unanimous decision loss …read more

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Bellator 266 live blog: Phil Davis vs. Yoel Romero

This is the Bellator 266 live blog for Phil Davis vs. Yoel Romero, the light heavyweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
Davis, who is …read more

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Bellator 266: Davis vs. Romero live stream, play-by-play, results, and discussion

Phil Davis and Yoel Romero pose at the Bellator 266 weigh-ins. | Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA

Join Bloody Elbow for results and play-by-play for the Bellator …read more

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Davis Says Romero Matchup Is ‘Bucket List Fight For Me’

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Phil Davis will be the man to welcome former UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero to the Bellator MMA cage later tonight …read more

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Yoel Romero arrives in Bellator with 'a feeling of happiness and joy.' Here's what he expects.

On Saturday night in the Bay Area, Yoel Romero will begin his latest and perhaps final chapter to his combat sports career.
The highly-decorated Cuban Olympic wrestler and multiple-time UFC title …read more

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Bellator 266 Results: Davis vs. Romero

Phil Davia and Yoel Romero will clash in the Bellator 266 main event Saturday. | Lucas Noonan, Bellator

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Yoel Romero opens up on eye injury that delayed Bellator debut, says 'best decision was not to fight'

Yoel Romero has pulled back the curtain on the situation that delayed his Bellator debut.
Romero, a former multiple-time UFC title challenger, shared details of the eye injury that canceled his …read more

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Bellator 266 faceoff video highlights: Phil Davis, Yoel Romero size each other up

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Bellator makes its return Saturday, and the promotion is featuring a key light heavyweight contender bout atop the card.
Bellator 266 takes place at SAP Center with …read more

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Bellator 266 predictions: Who's taking Yoel Romero over ex-champ Phil Davis?

Davis
vs.
Romero
Gracie
vs.
Lemminger
Bennett
vs.
Lara
Karakhanyan
vs.
Rogers
Edwards
vs.
Parrish

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 140-86

Romero
(66%)

Gracie
(87%)

Lara
(73%)

Karakhanyan
(65%)

Edwards
(87%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 145-81

Davis

Gracie

Lara

Rogers

Edwards

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 142-84

Romero

Gracie

Lara

Rogers

Edwards

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 139-87
2018 Champion

Romero

Gracie

Lara

Rogers

Edwards

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 137-89

Romero

Gracie

Lara

Rogers

Edwards

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 136-90

Davis

Gracie

Lara

Karakhanyan

Edwards

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 136-90
2020 Champion

Romero

Gracie

Lara

Karakhanyan

Edwards

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 135-91
2014 Champion

Davis

Gracie

Lara

Karakhanyan

Edwards

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2021: 130-96

Davis

Gracie

Lara

Karakhanyan

Edwards

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 130-96

Romero

Gracie

Lara

Rogers

Edwards

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2021: …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero reveals he was in talks to fight Jake Paul in past: They decided to go with ‘an easier target’

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Watch Yoel Romero discuss his Bellator debut, his last UFC fight, the possibility of boxing Jake …read more

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Phil Davis expects Yoel Romero to be just as powerful as 'any other light heavyweight' at Bellator 266

Former Bellator champion Phil Davis is looking to reach the pinnacle of the light heavyweight division once again but has a tough test to pass first on Saturday.
Davis (22-6 MMA, …read more

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Ahead of Bellator debut, Yoel Romero at peace with UFC tenure: 'I don't think I left anything undone'

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Yoel Romero enters Bellator with a clear mind and a clear slate.
“The Soldier of God” makes his long-awaited promotional debut against Phil Davis at Bellator 266 …read more

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Yoel Romero reveals he was in talks to box Jake Paul but Paul’s team canceled the fight: ‘They don’t want to face a real fighter’

Yoel Romero was close to boxing Jake Paul but the YouTuber’s team didn’t want it. When Romero was released from the UFC, he was looking at options and one fight …read more

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Yoel Romero hopes to follow in the footsteps of Bernard Hopkins and fight into his 50s

Bellator light heavyweight contender Yoel Romero says that he hopes to follow in the footsteps of Bernard Hopkins and fight into his 50s. Hopkins last competed in 2016 when he …read more

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Yoel Romero Claims He Was In Serious Negotiations For Jake Paul Fight

According to former UFC title challenger Yoel Romero, he was in line to fight Jake Paul before Ben Askren but implies the YouTuber turned boxer canceled the potential showdown.

Widespread …read more

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Yoel Romero shares terrifying new photo ahead of Bellator debut

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero shared a terrifying new photo ahead of his Bellator debut this weekend. Romero makes his long-awaited Bellator debut this Saturday night when he …read more

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Bellator 266: Make your predictions for Phil Davis vs. Yoel Romero

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 266 event in San Jose, Calif.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each …read more

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Bellator 266 pre-event facts: Yoel Romero brings strong UFC credentials to debut

Bellator puts on its first fight card of September on Saturday with Bellator 266, which goes down at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., with a main card that …read more

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Phil Davis ecstatic to welcome Yoel Romero to Bellator, plans to make ‘the fight difficult for Yoel’

Phil Davis is eager to get the chance to welcome Yoel Romero to Bellator. In the main event of Bellator 266 on September 18 in San Jose the two will …read more

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How to watch Bellator 266: Davis vs. Romero fight card, streaming and ticket info

After withdrawing from his originally booked promotional debut, former UFC title challenger Yoel Romero is finally prepared to step inside the Bellator cage against former light heavyweight champion Phil Davis …read more

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