Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will play it back again, as the two fighters will do battle for the next time at the main event of UFC 225. Whittaker, who won the first game at UFC 213, is the -260 favorite with Romero coming back in +200.
The first struggle between Whittaker and Romero played out as a lot of people would have predicted, together with Romero winning the early rounds because of his explosiveness and wrestling while Whittaker’s cardio vascular and quantity striking ultimately won him the struggle in the subsequent rounds.
Whittaker has not fought since UFC 213, as he suffered a staph infection, which derailed a title defense against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221.
Romero filled in for the winner to compete against Rockhold and stepped into Whittaker’s sneakers. Romero won that struggle with his striking more than his wrestling, as his power got to Rockhold and contributed to yet another third-round stoppage success for”The Soldier of God.”
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