Robert Whittaker out, Yoel Romero to face Luke Rockhold in new UFC 221 main event

An interim title has been created following an injury to UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker.

Just under one month out from UFC 221, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is now out of his main event fight vs. former champ Luke Rockhold.

ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported late Friday night that Whittaker withdrew due to an undisclosed injury, so he won’t be able to fight in front of his home fans in Australia. Replacing Whittaker is the man whom he most recently defeated, Cuban...

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