Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
15-0-0
16-7-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Middleweight

The tape

32
Age
47
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74.4" / 189 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Full record

SD 3KO 3UD 5UD 5UD 3
Form
UD 3UD 5KO 3KO 3SD 3
15
Wins
16
6
By KO
13
40
KO%
81
1
By Sub
0
7
SUB%
0
0
Losses
7
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2009
15
Bouts
23
37
Rounds
68
2 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 3 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Johnny Eblen vs Yoel Romero preview

When is Eblen vs Romero?

Johnny Eblen could potentially square off against Yoel Romero, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Eblen vs Romero stats

Johnny Eblen would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Yoel Romero would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest Romero would have a massive power advantage over Eblen, boasting a 81% knock out percentage over Eblen's 40%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Eblen would have a slight advantage over Romero, with a 7% submission rate over Romero's 0%.

Johnny Eblen is the younger man by 15 years, at 32 years old.

Eblen has a height advantage of 1 inch over Romero. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Eblen is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 years and 6 months later than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 31 less professional rounds, 37 to Romero's 68.

Eblen vs Romero form

Eblen remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Impa Kasanganay at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had beaten Fabian Edwards at Bellator 299 on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Anatoly Tokov at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had won against John Salter at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis.

Romero has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Thiago Santos at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had lost to Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 297 on 16th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 285 on 23rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.

Before that, he was victorious against Alex Polizzi at Bellator 280 on 6th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

He had been beaten by Phil Davis at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Johnny Eblen has been fighting more than Yoel Romero.

Johnny Eblen last fought 4 months and 24 days ago, while Yoel Romero's last outing was 4 months and 24 days ago.

Eblen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 10 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Eblen vs Romero?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Eblen vs Romero yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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