Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will make his return to the Octagon against fellow 185-pound contender Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC Vegas 24 five-round main event TONIGHT (Sat., April 17, 2021) inside APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, airing on both ESPN and ESPN+.
Whittaker (22-5) lost his middleweight title to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243, but quickly bounced back with consecutive wins over Darren Till and Jared Cannonier. As for Gastelum (16-6), he’s struggled to stay consistent at 185 pounds, losing three of his last four.
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