UFC Announces Official Date & Venue For Robert Whittaker – Kelvin Gastelum
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has officially announced the details for Robert Whittaker versus Kelvin Gastelum, and as expected, the fight is going down in the champ's national backyard.
Whittaker – Gastelum will headline UFC 234, which will take place on February 10th (February 9th in North America) at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
Whittaker (20-4) is coming off a tightly contested, split decision win over Yoel Romero in June. “Bobby Knuckles” is riding a nine-fight winning streak.
Gastelum (15-3, 1 no contest) has been tapped for a title fight, after he earned a split decision win over “Jacare” Souza in May. The American is 3-1, with 1 no-contest in his last 5 scraps.
No other bouts for the pay-per-view card have been announced yet.