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Yoel Romero Voices Frustration With Commission After Missing Weight

10 June, 2018, 06:28 | Author: Christina Hansen
  • UFC 225 Full Official Weigh-in Video: Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not

The Cuban missed weight, so the fight will be a non-title event.

Whittaker has landed at least one knockdown in six of his 12 career UFC fights, while Romero has had at least one in six of his 11 starts in UFC and Strikeforce.

Illness forced him out of his first scheduled title defence in Perth in February - and Romero took his place, setting up the rematch with a devastating knockout win.

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UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker easily hit the mark, but after a hard cut, his opponent, Yoel Romero did not.

Romero was the only fighter on the card to miss weight, his second fight in a row as he also missed weight prior to the interim title fight against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221.

"I missed weight but the situation is very complicated", Romero said.

Now fully healthy, Whittaker will be aiming to lift his professional MMA record to 20-4 with a second straight victory over Romero, the No. 1 contender in the UFC middleweight division.

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"There wouldn't be a fight", Whittaker said.

"This fight, as far as I'm concerned, I have 25 minutes to try to finish him - and I'm going to use every single second of those minutes to try to achieve that".

Readers interested in watching CM Punk's entire interview may do so below.

Romero claimed that the Illinois State Athletic Commission was to blame for ending his weight cut early.

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