Is it safe to get emotionally invested in Yoel Romero?

I’m asking for a friend. A friend who was… shall we say… burned by the fact that Romero is an explosive fighter capable of sudden, violent finishes and sudden, violent suspensions from USADA for illegal substances.

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You see, Romero has beaten some tough dudes – like former champ Chris Weidman and Tim Kennedy – and has earned a spot among the elite of the middleweight division. He’s even fighting Luke Rockhold for the interim belt at UFC 221 this weekend.

But if he wins, and then fails a drug test… then what?

Then my friend’s heart will be broken.

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