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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II

Main Event | Middleweight | 186 lbs

Robert Whittaker defeats Yoel Romero via 5 Round Decision

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

Whittaker
Decision
Round 5

Robert Whittaker Yoel Romero

"The Reaper" "Soldier of God"

19-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   13-2-0
Climbed to 20-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 13-3
-245 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +205 (Moderate Underdog)
Au Australia   Nationality   Cu Cuba
Menai, New South Wales, Australia   Fighting out of   Coconut Creek, Florida
27 years, 5 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   41 years, 1 month, 3 days
185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.2 lbs (84.0 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 225
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
  • Date: Saturday 06.09.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Venue: United Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 13 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 186 lbs (84.4 kg) (re-scheduled from 185.0)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Jimmy Smith
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Whittaker Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Romero Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
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Injuries Sustained During Fight

Whittaker: Broken Right Thumb

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While initially scheduled as a title unification fight between champion Robert Whittaker and interim champion Yoel Romero, the bout was subsequently changed to a non-title fight after Romero missed weight. Due to the missed weight, part of Romero's purse including his Fight of the Night bonus was forfeit to Whittaker.

Whittaker vs. Romero II Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1831  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Romero
21%
Whittaker
79%
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