Yoel Romero defeated Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC Fight Night 70 on Saturday night in Hollywood, Florida, but his post-comments have already created controversy. After his third-round TKO stoppage victory, Romero made religiously-inclined comments, seemingly regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage on Friday. Romero later commented at the post-fight press conference his comments related to the 'American Dream', shorthand for economic and social opportunity.
According to an early transcript, Romero's comments are as follows:
UFC Fight Night 70 aired live on Fox Sports 1.