Yoel Romero showed exactly why he deserves a shot at Michael Bisping’s middleweight championship at some point in the future in a vicious knockout of fellow contender Chris Weidman.

Weidman tried to work down Romero with his wrestling techniques and a few well-timed body shots, but the middleweight contender needed just one opening to knock out the former champ with a flying knee.

After the win, Romero pointed to Bisping, who was doing broadcast duties for Fox Sports 1. The champ gave him the double middle finger while mouthing, “F*** you.” He then pretended to inject his buttock, a clear shot at Romero after the top contender was suspended for six months following a failed USADA test due to contaminated supplement.

As of this writing, Romero has not been named the next challenger for Bisping’s belt.

Chris Weidman was gushing blood after a devastating knee to the head knocked him clean out Michael Reaves/Getty Images
Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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