Next fight of Yoel Romero is not determined yet.
The Brazilian UFC middleweight veteran Jacare Souza is ready to hang up his gloves, if he doesn’t get a title chance in the event of a victory over Yoel Romero.
In the main event of the UFC 225 tournament in Chicago, USA, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in a spectacular duel defeated Yoel Romero. Initially, it was a title on the stake of the meeting, but Romero failed weigh-in, exceeding the limit by 1 pound. At any outcome of the battle, the belt would remain in Whittaker's hands.
In Chicago before the UFC 225 Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero took part in the official weigh-in procedure. Whittaker successfully showed on the scales champion's weight - 185 pounds (83.9 kg), but Romero was unable to make the limit and showed 186 pounds (84.3 kg). After two hours, Yoel returned to the scales again, but showed 185.2 pounds, which is only 90 grams above the championship limit. The Athletic Commission did not provide a third attempt.