It’s a twin occasion Saturday this weekend, with each the UFC and Bellator going face to face, however essentially the most intriguing title on each playing cards could very properly be Yoel Romero.
At 44 years outdated, Romero is able to make his promotional debut at Bellator 266 in San Jose, Calif., and he’s obtained a prime contender proper off the bat in former mild heavyweight champion Phil Davis. Romero by no means was fairly in a position to declare UFC gold, dropping interim and undisputed middleweight title fights to Robert Whittaker earlier than closing out his tenure with a lackluster loss to present champ Israel Adesanya. For the one interim shot he did win by knockout towards Luke Rockhold, Romero was two kilos chubby, which meant he wasn’t eligible for the title.
Now at 205 kilos, do you suppose Romero will have the ability to seize the Bellator belt earlier than he’s carried out? Our “Spinning Back Clique” panel of George Garcia, Mike Bohn and Danny Segura weighed in on that query with host John Morgan.
Check out their dialogue within the video above, or watch this week’s episode in full beneath.