Next fight of Yoel Romero is not determined yet.
On May 7 at Bellator 258, Yoel Romero and Anthony Johnson were supposed to debut in the promotion. Their confrontation was to take place within the light heavyweight Grand Prix quarterfinal. And today it became known that there would be no battle. The Cuban was unable to undergo a medical examination.
Scott Coker, the President of Bellator, spoke about negotiations with Yoel Romero's agent. The functionary noted that his organization simply does not need the Cuban middleweight.
Yoel Romero, a former contender for the UFC middleweight belt, has retired from the promotion. This became known literally a few hours ago. Under the contract, Romero had 3 more fights in the organization, but he wanted to leave. In the promotion, they decided not to interfere with the veteran and agreed to early termination of the agreement.
UFC on ESPN 15 co-main fight of Yoel Romero and Uriah Hall on August 22 has been canceled. According to a number of sources, Romero decided to withdraw from the fight. At the moment, he did not explain the reason of this act.