Robert Whittaker

Yoel Romero: Luke Rockhold was on my ‘blacklist’ ahead of UFC 221

Through the build-up of UFC 221, there was some tension between Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold. It was most evident during the weigh-ins when Romero …

MMA & UFC

Fight Think: The Top 5 Interpromotional MMA Title Fights to Book If It Were Possible

The year of the superfight is truly upon us. Whether they all go down or not, three giant fights between champions in different divisions are …

Demetrious Johnson

UFC 221: How Romero Outsmarted Rockhold

Bloody Elbow’s striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the improvements of Luke Rockhold, and the flawless tactics Yoel Romero used to beat …

Martial Arts

Fightweets: Is Floyd Mayweather vs. CM Punk so wrong it’s right?

No longwinded Fightweets intro this week. Let’s get right into things:<b>Floyd Mayweather vs.</b> <b>CM Punk</b><b>? Come again?</b> <i>@TheHavokgamer: Is there any fire to</i> …

MMA & UFC

Joe Rogan Reacts To Yoel Romero's Brutal Knockout At UFC 221

Although he was unable to win the interim UFC middleweight title after missing weight, Yoel Romero put one of the most brutal knockouts of the young …

MMA & UFC

UFC 221 PPV Buys ‘Substantially Lower’

Heading into last weekend’s soiree “Down Under,” Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was pulling respectable pay-per-view (PPV) numbers for its …

MMA & UFC

Here’s What Romero Said To Rockhold During UFC 221 Kiss

Featured in the latest “Thrill & Agony” previewUltimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, raised a few eyebrows for …

MMA & UFC

Report: Romero targeting Miami for Whittaker rematch

Yoel Romero is reportedly aiming to even the score with Robert Whittaker in his adopted home.<p>The 40-year-old's team has approached the UFC about …

MMA & UFC

UFC 221 'Thrill And Agony' Video: 'The Checks Of The Tongue Are Cashed By The Teeth'

Yoel Romero missed his chance to become the interim UFC middleweight champion when he came in heavy for his fight at UFC 221, but that did not stop him from earning a shot at current UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker.<p>Romero earned that shot with a brutal third-round knockout of Luke …

Yoel Romero

Morning Report: Michael Bisping questions Yoel Romero’s bizarre actions after UFC 221 knockout of Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping may not like Luke Rockhold, but even he was unhappy with what befell Rockhold on Saturday evening in the main event of UFC 221. Not …

MMA & UFC

Midnight Mania! DC Rips Gus After Rockhold Callout

Welcome to Midnight Mania!<p>If you come for Daniel Cormier’s teammates, you better be ready for Cormier’s comeback.<p>I loved Gustafsson’s callout of Luke …

MMA & UFC

Watch The MMA Beat now

On this week's show, the panel will discuss Yoel Romero's big win, who should fight UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker next, Israel …

MMA & UFC

Yair Rodriguez relocates to Vegas, eyes ranked opponent in 2018

LAS VEGAS -- Don't worry. Yair Rodriguez hasn't gone anywhere.<p>Rodriguez (10-2) is one of the UFC's most promising prospects, but he's been virtually …

Yoel Romero

UFC fan allegedly head kick KOs transit officer after UFC 221

Fans traveling back from the early morning UFC event have been accused of drunken attacks on public transport authority officers.On Saturday night …

MMA & UFC

Classic Flaws Leave Luke Rockhold Helpless against Yoel Romero

Don't let the finish fool you, though: Romero's classic flaws were all there, too at UFC 221.<p>Luke Rockhold’s right hook proved the death of him. In his campaign to reclaim the UFC middleweight title that he lost in 2016, Rockhold was carrying the fight to Cuban super-athlete, Yoel Romero at UFC …

Martial Arts

White: Romero Will Fight for Middleweight Title

As it turns out, it appears that missing weight over the weekend won’t come back to haunt Yoel Romero. That’s because UFC president Dana White says …

MMA & UFC

Weidman: I should get next title shot against Robert Whittaker after UFC 221

At UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia, Chris Weidman discusses his hopes to fight next for the UFC middleweight title against Robert Whittaker, how …

MMA & UFC

Morning Report: Urijah Faber reveals he’s still in USADA testing pool, open to comeback for ‘a big opportunity’

In MMA, fighter retirements rarely stick for good, especially the first time. So when UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber announced he was hanging up the …

Yoel Romero

The Weekly Grind: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Cristiano Ronaldo exchange gifts, more

The life of a professional fighter isn't all glitz and glamour.As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular …

MMA & UFC

Yoel Romero Remains One of the UFC's Scariest Ever with Brutal KO over Rockhold

Yoel Romero went to Australia and buried Luke Rockhold in the Outback.<p>The UFC 221 main event was a fight for the interim middleweight championship, a sham belt constructed out of thin air because the UFC has this new thing where they believe a pay-per-view must be headlined by a title fight. So we …

Luke Rockhold

Luke Rockhold Set To Earn Big Piece Of Yoel Romero's Purse

Last night (Feb. 9, 2018), Yoel Romero missed weight ahead of his interim middleweight title fight with Luke Rockhold, which is set to headline …

Luke Rockhold

UFC 221: Full Results And The Best Highlights From Rockhold vs. Romero

UFC 221 has followed in the footsteps of multiple UFC cards lately with a main event in flux due to injuries and last-minute drama thanks to Yoel Romero missing weight. Now, only Luke Rockhold can win the interim middleweight strap and face Robert Whittaker for the unified belt some time in the …

Luke Rockhold

UFC fighter Tyson Pedro brings the house down with hilarious reaction to victory at UFC221

AUSSIE Tyson Pedro sent Perth’s UFC fans wild after pulling off a stunning victory over Russian Saparbek Safarov at UFC 221, then delivered a special …

Sport (Australia)

Yoel Romero Storms Luke Rockhold, Finishes Him (UFC 221 Highlights)

Check out highlights from Yoel Romero's knockout of Luke Rockhold at UFC 221 on Saturday in Perth, Australia.

Luke Rockhold

Yoel Romero vs. Luke Rockhold Full Fight Video Highlights

After missing weight on Friday night, Yoel Romero had a lot to prove in his UFC 221 main event versus Luke Rockhold last night (Sat., February 10, …

MMA & UFC

Photo: Yoel Romero Seriously Kissed Luke Rockhold After Knocking Him Out

The main event of last night’s (Sat., February 10, 2018) UFC 221 from Perth, Australia, certainly saw its fair share of hiccups, with original …

MMA & UFC

UFC 221 post-fight show

At UFC 221, Yoel Romero knocked out Luke Rockhold in the third round. While he didn’t earn an interim championship, he likely punched his ticket to a …

MMA & UFC

We did a Q&A with UFC 221 headliner Yoel Romero, and things got interesting

<i>Yoel Romero is one of more unique characters in the UFC. For evidence, look no further than his interview with MMAjunkie ahead of UFC 221.</i><i>Romero</i> …

MMA & UFC

UFC 221 thrown into turmoil after Romero misses weight for interim title fight

The UFC’s historic first visit to Perth has been thrown into turmoil after Cuban challenger Yoel Romero missed weight during the official weigh-ins …

Luke Rockhold

Luke Rockhold Says Move To Light Heavyweight Coming ‘Soon’

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has always been a large 185 pounder, but as he gets older, the weight cut has become a bit more …

Luke Rockhold