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Yoel Romero Says He’s Fighting Robert Whittaker at UFC 225

March 13, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Yoel Romero UFC 221 - UFC 225

In an interview with The Joe Rogan Experience podcast (via MMA Fighting), Yoel Romero said that he will fight UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 225. Here are highlights:

On how a rematch with Whittaker would look: “Let’s just wait until June 9th.”

On his knockout of Luke Rockhold: “After the [Whittaker] fight, my manager said that when he saw me I had a big smile on my face. I was very happy. I didn’t take that loss as serious as I should have. [I was happy because] I learned. And now you see what happened with Luke Rockhold. I learned about timing. Listen, people talk about my ‘gas’ but it wasn’t easy to fight Luke Rockhold. I went to Albuquerque with Jon Jones and I learned something. They controlled my attacks, so I learned when to attack. If you go, go, go, you will get tired. So I had to learn to pace myself. I don’t have a problem with five rounds now.”

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