Due to recent illness, Yoel Romero will not fight rival Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza. It was confirmed that Romero will face off with Jack Hermansson. Now, against whom will the former title challenger fight? Nothing has been announced so far but it is seeming very likely that he will face Paulo
The Brazilian sounded like a possible rival for Souza, but it seems that finally, it will be Romero’s. Likewise, Ariel Helwani said in a recent Twitter post :
“Paulo Costa is ready for his return and he hopes to fight Yoel Romero once and for all in June, according to what they have told me. Romero has accepted, too. Like UFC. Now we need to specify a date. It will not be in Chicago. “
It seems that everything is ready for this confrontation in the absence of a date and an event . It seems that this is the least complicated of an agreement. Even so, it still can not be confirmed that this fight will be held. Let’s see what else is known soon.
Costa will go to his next fight with an unbeaten record of 12-0 and having beaten fighters like Johnny Hendricks and Uriah Hall . For many he is the most promising fighter of the average weight and a future champion. Before Romero will have a great challenge.
The Cuban fighter will go after being beaten by Robert Whittaker in a fight for the UFC World Middleweight Championship. Prior to this he beat former champion Luke Rockhold . You will also have a tough challenge. Which of the two will triumph?
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