Robert Whittaker Off UFC 234 Card • MMA News
UFC 234 (see live results here) will go on without a title fight.
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has broken the news that UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been pulled from tonight’s card due to a hernia in his abdomen. UFC president Dana White broke the news to Okamoto. This is said to have not been due to a weight-cutting related issue.
BREAKING NEWS: Robert Whittaker is OUT of his middleweight title defense against Kevin Gastelum. pic.twitter.com/ZfPUEn9YQM
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) February 9, 2019
More details to come.