Robert Whittaker Survives Yoel Romero In UFC 225 Main Event

On Friday afternoon it looked like the UFC 225 main event was in jeopardy after Yoel Romero missed weight by .2 points. The title wasn't on the line, but Robert Whittaker accepted the fight and man did both guys fight like a title was on the line. On a night where literally every single fight had big implications and storylines Romero and Whittaker stole the show. Whittaker broke his thumb in the 1st round, but was clearly in control of the early stages of the fight. Then the 3rd round happened. Romero exploded and rocked Whittaker multiple times in that and the 5th round. Romero took his foot off the gas pedal a bit in the 4th and it led to a very controversial decision. Check out highlights of the bout below: 

 

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