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Yoel Romero

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Yoel Romero Palacio (born April 30, 1977) is a Cuban professional mixed martial artist and former freestyle wrestler. He currently competes in the Light Heavyweight division for Bellator MMA. Romero formerly competed in the Middleweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and was a challenger for the UFC Middleweight Championship.As a freestyle wrestler, Romero competed at 85 kilograms, and he was the '99 World Champion (five-time medalist at the World Championships), the '00 Olympic Silver medalist, a three-time World Cup winner (six-time medalist), the '03 Pan American Games Gold medalist (bronze medalist in '99) and a five-time Pan American Champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoel Romero has received more than 8,059,692 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Yoel Romero is the 77th most popular martial arts (down from 58th in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from Cuba (down from 123rd in 2019) and the most popular Cuban Martial Arts.

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  • 19

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  • 3.36

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Among martial arts, Yoel Romero ranks 77 out of 118Before him are Tito Ortiz, Jorge Masvidal, Valentina Shevchenko, Junior dos Santos, Demetrious Johnson, and Tyron Woodley. After him are Matt Hughes, Alexander Gustafsson, B.J. Penn, Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Rafael Aghayev, and Holly Holm.

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Among people born in 1977, Yoel Romero ranks 339Before him are Tugan Sokhiev, Guillermo Cañas, Lukáš Bauer, Juninho, Mohammad Reza Golzar, and Alek Wek. After him are Brendan Fehr, Lateef Crowder dos Santos, Sam Rivers, Ousmane Dabo, Adriana Fonseca, and Reda Kateb.

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Among people born in Cuba, Yoel Romero ranks 152 out of 248Before him are María Caridad Colón (1958), Osmany Juantorena (1985), Magaly Carvajal (1968), Yoani Sánchez (1975), Dayron Robles (1986), and Mel Martínez (1946). After him are Silvia Chivás (1954), Orlando Zapata (1967), Jorge Luis Pila (1972), Maritza Martén (1963), Regla Bell (1970), and John H. Sununu (1939).

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Among martial arts born in Cuba, Yoel Romero ranks 1After him are Ángel Matos (1976) and Legna Verdecia (1972).

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