MMAfighting.com By MMA Fighting Newswire NEW YORK CITY — Robert Whittaker speaks to the media at UFC 223 about his upcoming rematch with Yoel Romero at UFC 225, his health and recent injuries, Conor McGregor’s bus incident, and much more.
MMAfighting.com By Dave Meltzer UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s nickname “Bobby Knuckles” hides a talent that has largely been a secret from UFC audiences. Whittaker has quietly become not just a good MMA wrestler, but a quality wrestler on the international level. Until a few weeks ago, his first international […]
Bloodyelbow.com By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Robert Whittaker’s first official title defense will come against the man he beat to win the interim middleweight championship at UFC 213: Yoel Romero. Whittaker, 27, suffered a leg injury during that fight but soldiered on to win a unanimous decision. The surging middleweight was expected […]
Bloodyelbow.com By Anton Tabuena@antontabuena Yoel Romero missed weight by 2.7 lbs during his interim title bout against Luke Rockhold last February. He won the fight, but even if he was ineligible to win that interim belt, he was still able to secure a title shot against Robert Whittaker at UFC […]
Bloodyelbow.com By Mookie Alexander@mookiealexander The UFC heads to the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 9th for UFC 225. In the main event, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker rematches Yoel Romero, less than a year removed from their thrilling first encounter, which saw Whittaker win the interim title by […]
MMAfightning.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew It looks like Yoel Romero will be getting his chance for revenge against UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. Romero and Whittaker previously fought for the interim middleweight championship at UFC 213, with Whittaker edging out a decision in a competitive five-round affair. When Georges St-Pierre vacated […]