Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum Official for UFC 234
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is set to defend his title against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 234 on February 10. The fight will take place from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
Whittaker (20-4) is coming off of back-to-back victories over Yoel Romero, most recently defeating the “Solider of God” via split decision at UFC 225 in June. Whittaker is currently riding a nine-fight win streak that includes notable names such as Romero (x2), Uriah Hall, Derek Brunson, and Jacaré Souza.
Gastelum (15-3-1NC) is coming off of back-to-back wins over Michael Bisping and Jacaré Souza, most recently defeating Jacaré via split decision at UFC 224 in May. Gastelum holds an Octagon record of 10-3-1NC since joining the UFC in 2013. He and Whittaker are currently coaching opposite each other on season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter.