Yoel Romero brings stable UFC credentials

Phil Davis

Davis competes in his thirteenth Bellator gentle heavyweight bout, probably the most appearances in divisional historical past.

Davis is 4-3 courting again to when he misplaced the Bellator gentle heavyweight title in June 2017.

Davis’ 9 victories in Bellator gentle heavyweight competitors are tied with Liam McGeary for many in divisional historical past.

Davis’ 4 stoppage victories in Bellator gentle heavyweight competitors are tied for third most in divisional historical past behind McGeary (eight) and Muhammad Lawal (5).

Yoel Romero

Romero makes his Bellator debut following a 13-fight UFC stint the place he went 9-4.

Romero returns to competitors for the primary time since March 7, 2020. The 554-day layoff is the longest of his greater than 12-year profession.

Romero’s three-fight shedding skid is the longest of his profession. He hasn’t earned a victory since February 2018.

Romero is 1-4 in his previous 5 fights courting again to July 2017.

Romero is one among two fighters in UFC historical past to problem for a title struggle consecutive non-title losses. Tank Abbott additionally achieved the feat.

Romero’s six third-round stoppage victories in UFC competitors are tied with Max Holloway and Randy Couture for many in firm historical past. Romero leads the class in knockouts.

Romero is one among three fighters in UFC historical past to earn back-to-back victories by third-round knockout. He’s achieved the feat twice in his profession.

Romero is one among two fighters in UFC historical past to earn two knockout victories stemming from a flying knee. Diego Sanchez additionally achieved the feat.

Romero is one among three fighters in UFC historical past to earn a knockout victory stemming from elbow strikes to the physique. He achieved the feat at UFC Struggle Night time 35.

Romero and Robert Whittaker mixed for 239 important strikes landed, the single-fight file for a five-fight UFC middleweight struggle.

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