Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum is on : All fighters make weight for UFC 234 in Melbourne

The historic first title defense on Australian soil of Robert Whittaker’s UFC middleweight title is set to go ahead. Both Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum made the official middleweight championship limit of 185 pounds (84kgs).

In the co-main event, the greatest UFC middleweight to ever live will take on New Zealand’s Israel Adesanya. An emotional Anderson Silva thanked the fans in Melbourne for coming out in what may be the last fight of his career. Both fighters made the middleweight limit

Main Card (Main event/Pay-Per-View) – 2 pm AEDT

Robert Whittaker (c) ( ) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (184)

Anderson Silva (186) vs. Israel Adesanya (185)

Rani Yahya (135) vs. Ricky Simon (135)

Montana De La Rosa (125) vs. Nadia Kassem (124)

Jim Crute (206) vs. Sam Alvey (205)

Preliminary Card (ESPN 1/UFC Fight Pass) – 12 pm AEDT

Devonte Smith (156) vs. Dong Hyun Ma (156)

Shane Young (145) vs. Austin Arnett (145)

Kai Kara France (125) vs. Raulian Paiva (125)

Teruto Ishihara (136) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (136)

Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass) – 10:30 am AEDT

Lando Vannata (156) vs. Marcos Rosa (155)

Callan Potter (156) vs. Jalin Turner (155)

Wuliji Buren (136 ) vs. Jonathan Martinez (136)

UFC 234 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne is scheduled to begin at 10.30AM (AEDT) on Sunday, February, 10. The undercard begins on ESPN at 11:30 AM (AEDT). The main card will be screened on Main Event from 1:30 PM.

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