Feb 10 2018
Saturday

Perth Arena, Perth, Australia

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
12-2-0
KO 3
KO 3
16-3-0

The tape

47
Age
39
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

UDKOSDKOKO
Form
KOKOKOSUBSUB
12
Wins
16
10
By KO
6
83
KO%
38
0
By SUB
8
0
SUB%
50
2
Loses
3
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2007
14
Bouts
19
35
Rounds
33
2 hours, 22 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold report

Who won Romero vs Rockhold?

Yoel Romero beat Luke Rockhold by knockout in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC 221, on Saturday 10th February 2018 at Perth Arena in Perth.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Romero vs Rockhold stats

Yoel Romero stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Luke Rockhold made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Yoel Romero's UFC record stood at 9-4-0, while Luke Rockhold's came in at 6-5-0.

The stats suggested Romero had a massive power advantage over Rockhold, boasting a 83% knock out percentage over Rockhold's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rockhold had a massive advantage over Romero, boasting a 50% submission rate over Romero's 0%.

Yoel Romero was the older man by 8 years, at 47 years old.

Rockhold had a height advantage of 3 inches over Romero. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Romero was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 4 months later than Rockhold, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 68 to Rockhold's 41.

Activity check

Romero's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Romero vs Rockhold?

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