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UFC 225 main event in tatters as Yoel Romero misses weight... twice

10 June 2018

According to MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz, Romero's second and final weight-in attempt clocked in at 185.2 pounds after he initially weighed in at 186 pounds earlier Friday morning.

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker easily hit the mark, but after a hard cut, his opponent, Yoel Romero did not.

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Bisping on Romero coming up 0.2 pounds short: "I'm not the first person to jump to Yoel Romero's defense, but I will say this: It's a tricky one". "It was the commission's decision".

Whittaker's middleweight title is no longer on the line today after Romero failed to make weight twice yesterday. "Why would I? I might as well fight someone heavier than me. We want to fight for the title". As a result of Romero missing weight, Rockhold could only win the interim title if he won the fight. I don't even know how that's [missing weight] a thing? Whittaker will handle Romero, dealing him a second loss in the series and allowing him to move on to the next challenge.

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UFC 225 main event in tatters as Yoel Romero misses weight... twice