In the main event of the UFC 234 Aussie middleweight champion Robert Whitaker defends his title against USA rival Kelvin Gastelum.
Whittaker, fresh off winning the middleweight belt, had been scheduled to mount his first title defense in February 2018 against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. "I was told it was not any weight-cutting related issue or anything like that".
In the co-main event Israel Adesanya looks to collect even more hype by finishing Anderson "The Spider" Silva.
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Despite being elevated to the main event, Adesanya's bout will remain a three-round fight.
The highly anticipated No. 1 contender match between rising New Zealand star Israel Adesanya (15-0) and Brazilian veteran Anderson Silva (34-8) will now serve as the main event on the Rod Laver Arena card.
UFC president Dana White revealed the news to ESPN on Saturday after Whittaker pulled out of the fight. A lightweight clash between Lando Vannata and Marcos Rosa Mariano that was originally scheduled for the Fight Pass prelims has been moved to the pay-per-view lineup.
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Sala and his pilot David Ibbotson have been missing since shortly after their plane took off from France on January 21. The 28-year-old was on his way back to Cardiff from Nantes after saying his goodbyes to his old team-mates in France.
It is understood a devastated Whittaker will undergo surgery on Sunday.
Tune in Saturday, Feb. 9 (across North America, Feb. 10 local time in Melbourne), for full UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum Live Results.
Adesanya is undefeated from 15 fights in mixed martial arts, and won his first four fights in the UFC a year ago, including three victories that were adjudged performance of the night.
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