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 However, Whittaker pulled out of the event a few hours prior due to a hernia and a twisted and collapsed bowel that forced him to undergo emergency surgery later that day.
The scheduled main event for UFC 234 of Robert Whittaker defending his middleweight title in his home country against Kelvin Gastelum is now no longer. Whittaker, who successfully weighed in on Friday, was experiencing pain in his abdomen late last evening and was immediately taken to the hospital where he was diagnosed. Just two weeks ago, Marley said Henry Cejudo, a +175 underdog, would beat TJ Dillashaw by TKO -- and that's exactly what happened. And how exactly does each fight end? The scheduled main event for UFC 234 of Robert Whittaker defending his middleweight title in his home country against Kelvin Gastelum is now no longer. During his MMA career, Greg Hardy has largely remained silent about his past. Brett Okamoto on ESPN reported that late last night, Whittaker complained about pain in his abdomen and was admitted to the hospital. They were rescheduled for this event.
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UFC 234 will proceed with Anderson Silva vs. Israel Adesanya as tonight’s new three-round main event.
Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. There was no cause confirmed for the injury, though it is believed it is not weight cutting related.
Potential Future G.O.A.T.Whittaker vs. Adesanya next!Powered by @PWPNation pic.twitter.com/f4a37ruUZT, Tags Anderson Silva Israel Adesanya Kelvin Gastelum Robert Whittaker UFC UFC 234. I wish @robwhittakermma a speedy recovery champ! Please check your email for a confirmation. Get well soon!” Kelvin Gastelum was last seen in action at UFC 224 in May of 2018, where he scored a split-decision victory over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. However, in the hours leading up to the festivities in Melbourne, Whittaker withdrew with a hernia injury and will instead head to surgery, shaking up the top of the UFC 234 fight card. Sean Shelby's Shoes: Will Anderson Silva really retire after UFC on ESPN+ 39 loss? Post was not sent - check your email addresses!
UFC 234: Adesanya vs. Silva was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that was held on February 10, 2019 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Unfortunately, we now must wait to see how much longer the 185-pound king will be absent from action with this latest health setback.
I’m so torn about this situation.
Robert Whittaker was scheduled to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 234 main event on Saturday.
A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between current champion Robert Whittaker (also The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes welterweight winner) and The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs.
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Thanks for signing up. “With much sorrow I write that my fight for the middleweight title is off. I’m so torn about this situation. , Ryan Spann was expected to face Jimmy Crute at the event. Dana White says Anderson Silva 'should never fight again,' laments letting him compete again, UFC on ESPN+ 39 results: Greg Hardy drops, stops Maurice Greene for TKO, Dana White: UFC plans on booking Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya next, Dana White leaves door open for Khabib Nurmagomedov to return: 'He's still the champ', UFC on ESPN+ 39 video: Kevin Holland becomes first to go 4-0 in 2020, trash talks Israel Adesanya, Conor McGregor urges Anderson Silva to keep fighting: 'The right competition is out there', UFC on ESPN+ 39 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Anderson Silva nets $20k in final bout.
We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge. Marley won the first-ever 'ToutMaster' UFC betting contest sponsored by MMAOddsBreaker and appears regularly on multiple MMA wagering and daily Fantasy shows. Kelvin Gastelum reacts following the cancellation of his UFC 234 title fight... had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to defend his title. Before making any UFC 234 picks, be sure to read the top MMA predictions from Kyle Marley, an MMA expert handicapper who has been on a red-hot run. Kelvin Gastelum was expected to challenge Robert Whittaker for the promotions middleweight championship in the headliner of tonight’s UFC 234 event in Australia.
Sign up for our newsletter and get every update delivered to your inbox! By Jack Crosby. Just hours before UFC 234 in his home country of Australia, history has sadly repeated itself for Robert Whittaker, who will miss his middleweight title defense in the main event of the show against Kelvin Gastelum.
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