Dana White: ‘If Robert Whittaker recovers fast, we will book Kelvin Gastelum fight again quickly’

Robert Whittaker’s withdrawal from UFC 234 has thrown a spanner in the works at middleweight, but it all depends on how quickly he can recover from today’s surgery. Whittaker, the UFC’s middleweight champion, was not medically cleared to compete –…

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is the UFC’s secret dream fight

At first glance, Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is an odd title fight. The challenger holds a 5-1 record at middleweight, but most of those wins came against rickety husks of ex-legends. He starched an aging Michael Bisping and outpointed…

Whiteware collide down under at UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

Other than the UFC returning to put on another spectacle this weekend for UFC 234, what’s there to like about Melbourne, Australia? Considering I’m no tour guide, I have no idea – but I do know that half-cast Kiwi/Ozzie battler…

UFC 234 Predictions: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum

The UFC 234 headliner is the first middleweight title-fight under reasonably normal circumstances since UFC 194 in late 2015. At that point, the top tier of the division was well-defined as Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero, and Ronaldo Souza;…

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Kelvin Gastelum are looking to make a statement at UFC 224

The UFC returns to beautiful Brazil this weekend for UFC 224 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The co-main event of the evening is a middleweight showdown between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (22-5) and Kelvin Gastelum (14-3). In what is…

What makes Kelvin Gastelum so dangerous in the middleweight division?

Former Ultimate Fighter winner and #5 ranked UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum is approaching another high-profile fight. He finds himself paired with famed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist and perennial middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Gastelum’s most recent win, a brutal knockout win over…

Kelvin Gastelum destroys Michael Bisping in one round, asks for Robert Whittaker

In the blink of an eye, Kelvin Gastelum (14-3 and 1 NC) has catapulted himself into the conversation for a title hunt with a crushing first round KO over Michael “The Count” Bisping (30-9). The fight started out exactly as…