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Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker

Main Event | UFC Interim Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

Robert "The Reaper" Whittaker
Mmaweekly large Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero

Whittaker
Decision
Round 5

Robert Whittaker Yoel Romero

"The Reaper" "Soldier of God"

18-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   12-1-0
Climbed to 19-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 12-2
-130 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +100 (Near Even)
Vacant   Title   Vacant
Au Australia   Nationality   Cu Cuba
Menai, New South Wales, Australia   Fighting out of   Coconut Creek, Florida
26 years, 6 months, 2 weeks, 4 days   Age at Fight   40 years, 2 months, 1 week, 1 day
184.5 lbs (83.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'0" (182cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
73.5" (187cm)   Reach   73.5" (187cm)
PMA Super Martial Arts Centre   Gym   American Top Team
UFC 213
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker
  • Date: Saturday 07.08.2017 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Brian Stann
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Romero Total Disclosed Pay: $400,000
  • Whittaker Total Disclosed Pay: $400,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Interim Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Vacant
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Romero vs. Whittaker Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1420  
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Romero
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Whittaker
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