UFC Middleweight champion puts the belt against the Cuban Yoel Romero, who comes from defeats to Paulo Borrachinha and Robert Whittaker. Fight to be UFC 248 main event in March
Israel Adesanya set to defend his belt against Yoel Romero. UFC has not officially announced the duel yet, but the middleweight champion himself has revealed his next opponent. The fight should be the main event at UFC 248, which takes place in Las Vegas on March 7.
“The fight is done. I literally just got back to the gym and I’m going to work. Make no mistake, I’m training. Preparing for the belt defense against a veteran in sports. A very tough son of a bitch. The fight will happen and it will be on our terms. I am happy and I have no doubt that I will be able to do what I want in this fight.” said the Nigerian “ESPN”.