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UFC 213: Robert Whittaker Outscores Yoel Romero to Grab Interim 185 Belt

UFC 213

Robert Whittaker’s rise up the middleweight ranks continued tonight at UFC 213, as the surging fighter¬†outscored Yoel Romero to win his eighth straight fight, and the interim championship.

Whittaker worked his way to a unanimous decision win over Romero, who was riding an eight fight winning streak, before tonight.

Here are the results from tonight’s card, which took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Amanda Nunes did not fight Valentina Shevchenko as scheduled, due to illness¬†(results via MMA Junkie).

Robert Whittaker def. Yoel Romero via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

Alistair Overeem def. Fabricio Werdum via majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Curtis Blaydes def. Daniel Omielanczuk via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Anthony Pettis def. Jim Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Rob Font def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 4:36

Aleksei Oleinik def. Travis Browne via submission (rear-naked choke) R2, 3:44

Chad Laprise def. Brian Camozzi via TKO (punches) R3, 1:27

Thiago Santos def. Gerald Meerschaert via TKO (strikes) R2, 2:04

Belal Muhammad def. Jordan Mein via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Cody Stamann def. Terrion Ware via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Trevin Giles def. James Bochnovic via knockout (punches) R2, 2:54

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