UFC 213 Results: Robert Whittaker defeats Yoel Romero (Highlights)

UFC 213 Results: Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker

Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker squared off for the UFC’s interim middleweight title in the main event of tonight’s…

Round one begins and Romero takes the center of the cage. Whittaker comes forward with a head kick that misses. Romero responds with a side kick to the body that finds the mark. Whittaker pushes forward and throws a combination that just misses. Romero lands a nasty low kick that puts Robert down momentarily. Whittaker is back up now and leaps in with a front kick to the body that lands. Romero responds with a kick to the body. Whittaker leaps in with a left. Romero just misses with a hook kick. He shoots in and scores a takedown. Whittaker immediately scrambles and stands back up. They clinch against the cage and then break. Romero with a flying knee. He presses Robert up against the fence. Romero with a pair of knees to the thigh. Whittaker breaks free and circles out. He leaps in with a front kick to the body that lands. Romero fires back with a nice low kick. Whittaker circles and lands another nice front kick. One minute remains now. Whittaker with a right hand. Romero shoots in but cannot secure the takedown. He breaks and lands a hard low kick. Whittaker fires a high kick that just misses. Round one comes to an end.

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