UFC 225 will see a rematch between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker. The middleweight title is at stake. Considering Whittaker’s latest health complications, are the Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker betting odds accurate?
The date of UFC 225 is set for June 9. According to online gambling news in US, the venue of all fight cards will be held at the United Center in Chicago. Cuban Fighter Yoel Romero is aiming to for the Middleweight Champion, while Aussie Fighter Robert Whittaker is to defend his position. So let’s examine the odds for the Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker match based on performance and other contributing factors.
Whittaker Has Health Issues
We all know that Whittaker had to withdraw from the fight against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221. He was experiencing multiple health problems ranging from an injured hamstring and chicken pox to a staph infection that spread to his stomach.
So in February 2018, Romero replaced Whittaker and knocked out Rockhold. His next target is Whittaker. According to US gambling sites, Romero has 2.75 winning odds for the Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker match. Remember that Romero is an experienced wrestler who went to the Olympics! This is what a recovering Whittaker is up against.
The Last Time They Met
Whittaker is an aggressive fighter. He won over Romero unanimously in UFC 213. That was almost a year ago in July 9. It’s only what you can expect from a 7-time undefeated Middleweight Champion. So, online sports betting site in US estimate 1.43 odds for Whittaker to also win in UFC 225.
You can also bet on Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker match rounds. In this upcoming fight, how many rounds will it take to determine the winner? We’d say more than 4 rounds (1.95). The last time they fought, it took Whittaker 5 rounds to seal the deal! However, if you think the fight will be under 4 rounds, then the odds are 1.80.
Bet on the Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker Match in UFC 225!
The bookies’ favorite to win the Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker match is still Robert Whittaker (1.43), despite his unstable health. For those concerned that Whittaker’s not completely healed, Yoel Romero (2.75) also has a good winning chance. So bet on the UFC 225 at Intertops Sportsbook now!