UFC 234 Whittaker vs Gastelum is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on February 10, 2019 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia .
A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between current champion Robert Whittaker (also The Ultimate Fighter: The Smasheswelterweight winner) and The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen middleweight winner Kelvin Gastelum has been slated to headline the event.
Check out the fight card currently in place for UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum on February 9th in Melbourne, Australia
The first UFC pay-per-view of 2019 was supposed to be UFC 233 on January 26th, but that ‘s cancelled, so UFC 234 on February 9th (February 10th in Australia) will represent the promotion’s first PPV of the ESPN era. In the main event, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker defends his title against Kelvin Gastelum.
As for the co-main event, middleweight contender and rising star Israel Adesanya looks for another win, as he takes on the legendary former champ Anderson Silva.
Here’s what is on tap for UFC 234 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, keeping in mind we should see 4-5 fights announced soon:
UFC 234 MAIN CARD
- Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum
- Anderson Silva vs Israel Adesanya
UFC 234 UNDERCARD
- Jim Crute vs Ryan Spann
- Shane Young vs Austin Arnett
- Kai Kara France vs Raulian Paiva
- Montana De La Rosa vs Nadia Kassem
- Wuliji Buren vs Jonathan Martinez
- Rani Yahya vs Ricky Simon
- Teruto Ishihara vs Kyung Ho Kang