Romero (12-2) could not make the 185-pound limit at Saturday's weigh-in.
However, despite the two hour allotment to get his weight down, Romero was unable to hit the mark. Romero swapped words with an annoyed Rockhold after the weigh in, after which he vowed to make weight in the second attempt. At 188.3lbs, he was likewise given the two-hour allowance to make weight.
There was a delay after Romero missed weight the second time as the UFC attempted to negotiate a deal with Rockhold.
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Ryan insisted he's committed to bringing an immigration bill to the floor, but said it must be one that President Trump will sign. House Democratic leaders opposed the measure - arguing it should resolve the plight of Dreamers - but not with all their might.
Luke Rockhold has only fought once since he lost the middleweight title via a shocking first-round KO defeat to Michael Bisping in June of 2016.
It was a far different story on Friday, when he danced salsa in public as part of a promotion for the fight. "I appreciate him stepping up and taking the fight".
Should have be doing the salsa in the sauna.
The Cuban born fighter is coming off his first loss in the Octagon, suffering a unanimous decision setback to Robert Whittaker at UFC 213 where he also lost out on capturing the middleweight championship. If Rockhold wins, he'll be the interim champ, according to UFC president Dana White.