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Saturday 01.13.2018 3:58am ET | View Full Article
Robert Whittaker was thrust into an unenviable position Friday night.
Whittaker (19-4), the reigning UFC middleweight champion, was forced to withdraw from his first scheduled title defense on Feb. 11 at UFC 221 due to an undisclosed injury. As a result, the UFC scheduled an interim title bout between top contenders Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero as UFC 221’s replacement main event, which tak...