Insider Brett Okamoto said UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker had withdrawn from the fight against Kelvin Gastelum due to a hernia injury. According to Dana White, the hunter is being operated on today.
The duel between Gustelum and Whittaker had to lead the tournament in Melbourne, which is held in the morning. Now the main battle will be the duel of Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva.
UFC 234. Whittaker withdrew from the fight against Gastelum, Adesanya and Silva will lead the tournament