Born April 30, 1977. Is a Cuban mixed martial artist and former freestyle wrestler. He is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, competing in the Middleweight division. As a freestyle wrestler, Romero was a world gold medalist and an Olympic silver medalist.
He won six world and Olympic medals in total. As of July 26, 2018, he is ranked the #1 contender in the official UFC middleweight rankings.