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Yoel Romero Palacio is a former wrestler and Cuban mixed martial artist. Yoel is presently signed to Ultimate fighting championship, where he competes in the Middleweight Division. During his wrestling times, Yoel won six Olympic and world medals. Currently, Romero ranks fourth in the UFC middleweight rankings.
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Yoel Romero has specialized in martial arts and freestyle wrestling in his career. He started wrestling training in the 1990s. Later on, he represented Cuba in the FILA Wrestling World Championships at a senior level. In 1999 Romero became world champion after defeating Khadzhimurad of Russia thereafter. He competed in other wrestling matches like the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, and others.
Family and Personal Life
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Yoel Romero is married with two children. Not much of his private life is known because, like many celebrities, he has managed to keep his personal life very private. He is also said to have a son who he has never seen.
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Yoel Romero Palacio|
|Age (as of today)||45 years|
|Date of Birth||April 30, 1977|
|Place of Birth||Pinar del Río, Cuba|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||84 kg, 185 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 million|
|Occupation||Freestyle Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist|
Height, Weight, and Age
Yoel Romero's height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Yoel Romero weighs 84 kg. Being born on April 30, 1977, translates to an age of 45 years as of todays date (February 4, 2023).
The people who critique me are the people who don’t know about the sport. They don’t really know about the rules of MMA. They aren’t a real fan or follower of the sport, or they’re just people who like to talk.Yoel Romero
As an athlete, it’s very important to have an open mind and to be willing to learn.Yoel Romero
I give you something, but I don’t want you to give me something tomorrow. When I give something, it’s because I want to give it.Yoel Romero
I want to, when I say things on TV, to talk to the people in English.Yoel Romero
I thank God I don’t have a problem with any person. Nobody wants to have a problem with another person. I don’t want it either.Yoel Romero