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Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero report
Who won Whittaker vs Romero?
Robert Whittaker beat Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 213, on Saturday 8th July 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Robert Whittaker.
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).
Whittaker vs Romero stats
Robert Whittaker stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Yoel Romero made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Romero had a massive power advantage over Whittaker, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Whittaker's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Whittaker had a large advantage over Romero, boasting at 28% submission rate over Romero's 0%.
Robert Whittaker was the younger man by 14 years, at 32 years old.
Whittaker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 19 more professional rounds, 79 to Romero's 60.
What were the odds on Whittaker vs Romero?
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