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UFC, DirecTV Resolve Issue To Provide UFC 234 This Saturday

For now, UFC fans that use DirecTV for pay-per-view are in luck.

The two sides have reached an agreement to provide Saturday’s UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum event on DirecTV, with the promise of resolving the matter in the coming weeks.

“We have a one fight deal for this weekend with DirecTV for Whittaker vs. Gastelum and Adesanya vs. Silva,” UFC president Dana White posted on Twitter. “So it will be on DirecTV and in bars and on every other platform. I will have this shit all worked out in the next couple weeks.”

The card features Robert Whittaker defending his middleweight title vs. Kelvin Gastelum from Australia.

Below is the current fight card:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Middleweight Championship
Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Middleweight: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva

Bantamweight: Rani Yahya vs. Ricky Simon

Lightweight: Devonte Smith vs. Dong Hyun Ma

Light Heavyweight: Sam Alvey vs. Jim Crute

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/8 p.m. ET)

Featherweight: Shane Young vs. Austin Arnett

Female Flyweight: Montana De La Rosa vs. Nadia Kasseum

Flyweight: Kai-Kara France vs. Raulian Paiva

Bantamweight: Teruto Ishihara vs. Kyung Ho Kang

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Lando Vannata vs. Marcos Rosa

Lightweight: Jalin Turner vs. Callan Potter

Bantamweight: Wuliji Buren vs. Jonathan Martinez

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