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  • 7 days ago
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Not a bad match up. Sorry, Dan Henderson, but it looks like you'll have to find another dance partner. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division has suddenly become crowded with plenty of contenders ready and willing to vie for the title on any given night. And if a potential bout between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero sees the light of day, the title picture could become a bit clearer. According to a report from UFC Tonight, Team Romero has requested that the Olympic silver read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero are two fast-rising contenders in the UFC’s welterweight and middleweight divisions. The hard-hitting, technically efficient Cubans are both coming off wins and share similar skill sets. Romero and Lombard are both pursuing UFC gold late in their careers; they are 37 and 36 years old respectively. Both came into the organization without any background in mixed martial arts, and were highly touted specialists in Judo and wrestling. As good as they're on the ground, read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Looking back into history for some context on the Romero-Kennedy controversy One of the bigger controversies to come out of last weekend's UFC was "Stoolgate", where Tim Kennedy mounted a huge comeback against Yoel Romero, staggering the Cuban with a barrage of uppercuts at the very end of the second round. What happened next was strange. After Romero sat on his stool, the UFC cutman applied what was apparently too much vaseline to a large cut under Romero's eye. Romero's cornermen dumped water read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Calling the action from cageside at UFC 178, commentator Joe Rogan was closer to 'stoolgate' than just about anyone else. After middleweight Yoel Romero survived a barrage from Tim Kennedy late in round two, the fighter delayed the start of the third by remaining on his corner stool for approximately 30 seconds longer than the prescribed one minute break period. Romero and his cornermen blamed the delay on an overenthusiastic UFC cut man smearing too much Vasiline into a cut, but Rogan saw the d read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Upon further review, perhaps Yoel Romero isn’t as big a jerk as first thought. Our initial collective reaction to Romero’s controversial win over Tim Kennedy at Saturday’s UFC 178 was to sharpen up the pitchforks and double-check our stock of torches. At first blush, it sure looked like Romero and his corner conspired to give the fighter an extra half-minute to recover from a second round where he was saved by the bell from a certain knockout. When Romero stormed out and turned the tables on Ken read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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John S. Nash takes a look at the controversy surrounding the Tim Kennedy-Yoel Romero fight with fighters Josh Burkman, Conor Heun, Lew Polley, trainers Cesar Gracie and Javier Mendez, and referee Robert Hind. The Tim Kennedy-Yoel Romero match at UFC 178 provided all the excitement fans hoped for, winning Fight of the Night on a card packed with great bouts. It also provided a great deal of controversy. At the end of the second round Kennedy managed to catch Romero with a serious of strikes that read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The backstage encounter between Top 10 UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been released in its entirety by the UFC. While the situation was summed up in a Vine post by UFC Espanol on September 27 shortly after the two fighters' UFC 178 matchup ended, UFC.com has now released a 32-second clip detailing the situation. Romero heads backstage after the controversial victory, which saw him get a ton of extra time in his corner between the second and third rounds after Kennedy rocked hi read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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While the initial video of Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero arguing backstage after their fight had no audio, the UFC has released full video of the altercation. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy was irate after getting stopped in the third round of his middleweight fight against Yoel Romero at the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. See how their fight played out here. Kennedy had Romero on rubber legs at the end of the second stanza and "Soldier of God" was likely saved by the bell. However, once the third round got underway, Romero remaine read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Remember that backstage encounter between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at this past Saturday’s UFC 178 event? The UFC has released an extended version of it.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The full video of the post fight interaction between Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy has been released. One of the biggest talking points coming out of UFC 178 has been "stoolgate." Following the over-application of vaseline to Yoel Romero's face at the end of the second round, Romero was given extra time to sit on his stool and recover (after almost getting knocked out at the end of that round) while officials wiped off the extra grease on his face. Whether the stool was left behind intentionally b read news >>

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