Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently held a special pre-fight press conference for the upcoming UFC 234: “Whittaker vs Gastelum” pay-per-view (PPV) event, going down on February 9, 2019 inside Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
Watch the full video replay here.
Taking center stage was Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker who collides with No. 1 contender Kelvin Gastelum in his first-ever bid at a UFC world title after running through every contender put in his way. Robert, meanwhile, looks to defend his strap after defending last summer against Yoel Romero at UFC 225.
Watch them staredown in the embedded video above.
Also getting some airtime at the special UFC 234 press conference were Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya, who will collide in the co-main event in a highly-intriguing 185-pound fight which could produce the next title contender in the stacked division.
Watch them all face off below:
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 234 fight card on Saturday, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
For the complete UFC 234 fight card click here.