Yoel Romero (born 30 April 1977) is a famous Cuban wrestler, sportsperson, and a professional martial artist from Pinar del Río, Cuba. In present, he plays for the fighting company “Ultimate Fighting Championship” (UFC). Yoel is a trained martial artist also. He played so many national and international level boxing championships.
He also earned Olympic Silver Medal and World Gold Medal with his best skills and hard work. He is the holder of more than 6 Olympic medals. Yoel played in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for 2 years from 2009 to 2011.
Romero played the UFC Middle Weight Boxing Championship final with “Israel Adesanya” on Sunday, March 8, 2020. But he could not become the winner of that match. This time he lost to Israel by just 6 points. But still, his name appeared in UFC at # 3. Now he is focusing on his upcoming matches.
Childhood, Bio, Parents, Siblings & Education
Yoel was born as Yoel Romero Palacio from his parents on Saturday, April 30, 1977, in Pinar del Río, Cuba. He holds a Cuban nationality. Yoel Romero’s age is 42 years old (as in 2019). He is the elder child in the family. The information about his parent’s name and profession is not available. He has a younger brother in the family named “Yoan Pablo Hernandez”.
Yoan is also a professional boxer, who played for the International Boxing Federation (IBF). He is fond of sports from childhood. That’s why he completed his graduation in the field of sports science from a local high school in Cuba. After that, he took professional boxing and martial art training from boxing coaches Zike Simic and Sergej Kuftin.
Marriage, Wife & Children
The professional wrestler lives a happy married life with his wife in Miami, Florida, U.S. Yoel Romero is the father of three children (two daughters and one son). However, he has not yet revealed the names of his wife and children to the media. Along with his career, he understands his family responsibilities well.
He likes to spend most of the time with his kids. He has also spotted in many functions and events with his family. I will try to find the names of his family members and update them very shortly.
Some Hidden Facts About Yoel Romero
|Quick Info & Wiki|
|Full Real Name||Yoel Romero Palacio.|
|Stage Name||Soldier of God.|
|Profession||Wrestler and Martial Artist.|
|Famously Known for||Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).|
|Birthday (DOB)||April 30, 1977.|
|Age (as of 2019)||42 years old.|
|Place of Birth||Pinar del Río, Cuba.|
|Social Media Profiles||Instagram: @yoelromeromma (953K + followers).
Twitter: @YoelRomeroMMA (99.9K + followers).
|Gay or Lesbian||No.|
|Siblings||Brother: Yoan Pablo Hernandez.|
|Parents||Father: Name Not Available.
|Net worth (approx.)||$3-4 million (as in 2020).|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Weight||Kilograms: 84 Kg.
Pounds: 185.18 lbs.
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Tattoo||There are some tattoos on his left hand and both shoulders.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||local high school.|
|Wife||Will Update Soon.|
|Son||1 (name not known).|
|Daughters||2 (name not available).|
The 42-year-old man started doing martial art from childhood. He played junior-level boxing at his high school. After that, in the year 1990, he started taking professional training in boxing. Yoel was selected in the FILA Wrestling World Championships for the season 1997 to 2005.
In 1999, he earned the Olympic gold medal by defeating a Russian wrestler “Khadzhimurad Magomedov” in World Wrestling Championships. After that, he played so many Olympics games and world championships. In the year 2007, he started his martial art training. After 2 years in 2009, he played his first match of TKO by defeating the martial artist “Sascha Weinpolter”.
After that, he played many matches in MMA. On 20 April 2013, he signed a boxing contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). after that, he fought many championships in UFC. Yoel Romero became the man of the match on 12 November 2016 by defeating Chris Weidman at UFC 2005. Yoel earned the Net worth of $3-4 million (as in 2020) from his boxing career. In March 2020, he is working on his upcoming matches.
Player Profile, Height, Weight & More
The UFC boxing player is a fitness enthusiast. He has to keep his body fit and healthy for his boxing career. He hires a professional gym trainer for his regular exercise. He follows a proper well-planned diet to keep his body active. His diet plan includes fruits, cereals, high protein pulses, and non-veg.
Apart from the gyming, he also does running, cycling and yoga for his body. He maintained his body very well. Yoel Romero has a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is around 84 Kg. He keeps the small beard. He looks handsome in his brown eyes. He has a craze of tattoos. Yoel inked many tattoos on his body.
- On 8 July 2017, he played with the professional wrestler “Robert Whittaker”.
- Yoel also played weight lifting competitions.
- Romaro takes Gatorade energy drinks to energies his body.
- He has acted on two social media handles “Twitter” and Instagram”.
- In the year 2000, he won his first Silver Olympic medal in Wrestling.
- He likes to hang out in different countries with his family.
- In his MMA career, he won a total of 13 matches.
- Yoel Romero is an avid dog lover and considered his pet dog like his brother.