A win in Chicago, even without the belt on the line, should remove any doubts about his credentials as the undisputed king of the division. "In Spanish, he said that he only wants to fight for the title".
Whittaker initially won the middleweight title with a unanimous decision defeat of Romero at UFC 217.
"It's very hard. We come here to fight for the title", Romero said.
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The Australian has finished opponents on four occasions during his win streak, and has earned Performance of the Night bonuses with each of his past three knockout wins, including a second-round TKO of Ronaldo Souza as a plus-225 bet at UFC on Fox 24. But you can't miss weight twice on two title fights and still think you're running the show. "I'm refueling and getting ready for a fight". As it is still the main event, it will remain a five round fight.
It's the second consecutive bout for which Romero (13-2) has missed weight.
White addressed a number of other topics, including the possibility of former welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre dropping down to lightweight to either challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the title or face Conor McGregor in a blockbuster bout.
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