Bellator MMA airy heavyweight contender Yoel Romero is much than pleased with his attraction successful the promotion, naming the “vital” happening helium receives.
Following a failed rubric challenger against reigning middleweight king Israel Adesanya astatine UFC 248 successful 2020, which followed losses to Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa for a three-fight skid, Romero announced his departure from the UFC successful December and entered the satellite of escaped agency.
Shortly after, the Cuban powerhouse inked a woody with Bellator, making his promotional debut 9 months later. After falling connected the incorrect broadside of a divided determination against Phil Davis, Romero returned to the triumph file for the archetypal clip successful the Bellator cage, and the archetypal clip successful 4 years, this past May successful Paris.
Against Alex Polizzi who stepped successful to regenerate the injured Melvin Manhoef, “Soldier of God” dominated en way to a fifth-round TKO, with referee Mike Beltran waving disconnected the contention aft the last horn.
Having had his manus raised for the archetypal clip nether the Bellator banner, Romero is excited astir his aboriginal successful the enactment and boasts aspirations of glory astatine some 205 and 185 pounds.
But much than conscionable enactment wrong the cage, the 45-year-old believes his task to caller pastures has helped reignite his passion....