• Scott Coker likes Yoel Romero at light heavyweight, but won't stand in way after drop after Bellator 285

    3 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    After Yoel Romero barked into the camera like a dog center-cage, he loudly declared to a raucous Dublin crowd what he wants next - and that's a crack at middleweight gold.
    In the Bellator 285 co-main event Friday, Romero brutally knocked out a retiring Melvin Manhoef with elbows in the third round. The victory was his second in a row for the promotion, but both victories were at light heavyweight.
    Romero is adamant about a middleweight run. Even though Bellator president Scott Coker likes what he sees at light heavyweight, he revealed post-fight that he won't stand in the way of a weight...
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