Yoel romero, renowned and experienced Cuban fighter, terminated his contract with UFC and other companies are excited to have it. After what was a great evening at UFC Vegas 16, Dana White, President of the most important Mixed Martial Arts entity in the world, gave the shocking news. But, in the last hours, Scott coker, agent of Bellator, he referred to rumors linking him to his Octagon.
Being so, Coker He began by explaining: “We got a call from your agent, and we originally passed. If you look at our list and how many fighters we have on this list and how many fights we are going to do, there are a limited number of television spots. We have moved away from signing the OGs that we used to sign back in the day. That’s because guys like AJ (McKee) get close. Ilima-Lei (Macfarlane) is turning out to be a main event fighter. “
“We have basically built from the bottom up. We have a lot of great fighters that are on the roster that we’ve built over the last four or five years. We were going in a different direction. I was happy with the way the squad is not adding anyone right now. The dialogue will always be open. Things change quickly in this sport, so you never know, but the initial idea was that I spoke with my boys and they thought it was better for us to move on, ”said the American businessman.
Dana White’s explanation
The UFC “boss” spoke up and said, “It’s not just I the. We are going to go through some serious cuts here at the end of the year. You will probably have 60 cuts before the first of the year. Yoel has lost four of his last five. He is 44 years old. Our list is very inflated right now and a big cut needs to be done. We will have some major cuts before the end of the year. You will see many names in the next few weeks. Nothing of that.
Taking into account that Yoel romero He had four title fights and put up immense battles inside the Octagon, White and fans know his age is starting to take its toll. In this way, and to close with his statements, the President acknowledged: «No, we are literally beginning to review the list. He is 44 years old, he has lost four of his last five and these are the tough decisions you have to make.
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