So what would Romero have to do to get a third fight with Whittaker?

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  1. killakillakilla

    killakillakilla Brown Belt

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    Honestly I don’t feel the same way about Romero/Whittaker that I usually do after fighters fight twice with the same outcome both times.

    For example, I have absolutely no interest in seeing woodley fight Wonderboy again but man I would love to see Whittaker fight Romero again.

    So I don’t honestly think Romero is that far off from another title shot if he stays at MW. I think if he can dominate and/or finish a contender like Gastelum or Weidman again AND make weight properly in the first try, he would have a strong case for another title shot especially considering the current MW landscape. Not many contenders coming up
     
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    sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

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    Beat another contender and make weight.
     
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    Sansnom Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I don't think he will fight Whittaker again.
     
  4. killakillakilla

    killakillakilla Brown Belt

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    Making weight is huge and the only contenders right now are Gastelum and Weidman. He would have to beat one of them I guess.
     
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    Prob win two fights against top guys while making 185 not 186
     
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    Kung Fu Tze Draw that Smokewagon !!! Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Make weight and maybe a two fight win streak... If he doesn't move to 205.
     
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    killakillakilla Brown Belt

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    Not the point, what would he have to do To get a third fight?
     
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    Make 185 or 184 in his next two or three fights and win them.
     
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    hes done,too old for another run
     
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    Like the other guy mentionned, beat another contender.

    That would be my requirement since he already beat all the best guys.
     
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    Let’s say they have Romero fight Gastelum and Romero just absolutely destroys him AND makes weight the first try. Would you be down with a third fight with Whittaker or would you want Romero to win a second fight before Whittaker?
     
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    1st fight was a bit boring, 2nd fight was awesome but honestly I would prefer a fresher matchup as a fan. Romero has to prove he can still make 85 and Whittaker has to recover which will take awhile as well as defend against probably Kelvin in his return. I think that will be a helluva fight.
     
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    Probably have to do something that only gay jesus would approve of
     
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    I would as long as Whittaker also wins another fight...just for some variety

    Whittaker might not be down tho...he will probably break something else in the fight lol
     
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    Wreck Kelvin after making 185lb weight limit?
     
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    Whittaker seems to get injured in every fight and pull out of every other fight

    Just stay ready for that interim title fight when he pulls out against Kelvin.
     
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    Go up to 205, beat whoever inherits the belt from the retiring DC, then come back down for a superfight with Whittaker.

    That's the only way I see a third fight happening.
     
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    I think that’s pretty much the shortest path to a third title shot for him if he stays at MW -

    1) get the fight with Gastelum and dominate him

    2) make weight the first try
     
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    185 has cannibalized itself. Weidman lost to Romero but beat Gastelum. Gastelum beat Jacare. Whitaker fought Romero twice. Romero and Jacare had a close decision.

    Maybe Rockhold should get back into this mess again?

    I smell a tournament. They won’t do it but it would be killer.
     
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    I like it!
     

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