Middleweight contender Yoel Romero has already come up quick on two events to win Final Preventing Championship (UFC) gold, falling each instances to Robert Whittaker. However “Soldier of God” isn’t giving up hope simply but.
In reality, the hulking combatant is placing his cash the place his mouth is, as he has positioned a wager towards American Prime Group (ATT) teammate Jorge Masvidal to see who would be the first of the 2 males to seize gold in 2019.
“The deal we have now with Jorgie, he mentioned to me, ‘Whoever wins the belt first this 12 months, the opposite man must pay for an all-expense-paid journey to Las Terrenas within the Dominican Republic,’ the place [they film] Exatlon,” Romero defined Romero in a current interview with MMA Preventing. “Occasion, trip. It’s a good looking place. It’s the place they movie the present, nevertheless it’s [off-site] the place we need to go.”
Each males had been current contestants on Exatlon, a Latin American actuality present that places contestants up towards each other in a collection of impediment programs. Las Terrenas is understood for its sandy seashores and nightlife, so the journey might show to be expensive for the loser.
“I do know he stayed prepared for the (Until) combat,” Romero mentioned of Masvidal. “When he was popping out of Exatlon, he mentioned to me, ‘Hey, we have now a deal?’ I mentioned, ‘Inform me.’ He mentioned, ‘We’re going to see who wins the belt this 12 months first.’ I mentioned, ‘Okay, we have now a deal.’ We shook on it, and we mentioned okay, we have now a deal. And now I do know he needed to kill this man (Until). I do know, as a result of I do know my man.”
Romero, who’s coming off a loss, will look to get again into the combo when he faces Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN three occasion on April 27, 2019 in Dawn, Florida. Jorge, in the meantime, is coming off an enormous knockout victory over Darren Until (see it once more right here).
“Gamebred” is near securing a combat towards Ben Askren, which is tentatively slated to go down at UFC 239 on July 6, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. If it goes his method, the previous street-fighter-turned professional MMA combatant might slide his method into his first-ever UFC title combat.
Which might very nicely give him the sting to attain good all-expenses paid trip courtesy of “Solider of God.”
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