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‘I can smash you easy’: Chimaev gets into hilarious Instagram Live exchange with Till

Darren Till reacts following his unanimous decision loss to Robert Whittaker at UFC on ESPN 14. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Report: Till vs. Brunson to headline UFC event in August

Darren Till after his fight against Robert Whittaker at a UFC Fight Island event in July 2020 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Adesanya’s Coach Says Whittaker Now At The Back Of Title-Shot Line

Israel Adesanya’s team is blown away by the fact that Robert Whittaker has turned down a title fight. Israel Adesanya is coming off a loss to light heavyweight champion Jan …read more

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Robert Whittaker criticized by Eugene Bareman for turning down title shot against Israel Adesanya

UFC middleweight contender Robert Whittaker was criticized by coach Eugene Bareman for turning down a title shot against Israel Adesanya. After defeating Kelvin Gastelum in lopsided fashion at UFC Vegas …read more

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Adesanya’s Coach Says Whittaker Now At The Back Of Title-Shot Line

Israel Adesanya’s team is blown away by the fact that Robert Whittaker has turned down a title fight. Israel Adesanya is coming off a loss to light heavyweight champion Jan …read more

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Adesanya’s Coach Says Whittaker Now At The Back Of Title-Shot Line

Israel Adesanya’s team is blown away by the fact that Robert Whittaker has turned down a title fight. Israel Adesanya is coming off a loss to light heavyweight champion Jan …read more

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Adesanya Gives His Take On Fighting Vettori Next Instead Of Whittaker

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will fight Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 despite many believing Robert Whittaker is next in line for a shot at the title. On June 12, …read more

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Robert Whittaker reveals he fought Kelvin Gastelum with torn ligaments in his hand

Robert Whittaker put on a dominant performance over Kelvin Gastelum on April 17 and did so while fighting with an injury. Whittaker was supposed to face Paulo Costa on the …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains why he is fighting Marvin Vettori next

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya explained why he is fighting Marvin Vettori next and not Robert Whittaker as many expected him to. Adesanya was widely expected to fight Whittaker in …read more

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Robert Whittaker wanted to fight Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 but says June was 'impossible'

Marvin Vettori’s title shot against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya took many by surprise.
Former champ Robert Whittaker, who cemented himself as the No. 1 contender by defeating Kelvin Gastelum earlier …read more

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Robert Whittaker issues hilarious response when asked if he hopes Israel Adesanya will beat Marvin Vettori in UFC 263 rematch

Robert Whittaker gave a hilarious response when asked if hoped Israel Adesanya would beat Marvin Vettori in their scheduled rematch at UFC 263. After Whittaker (23-5 MMA) scored a dominant …read more

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Robert Whittaker explains why it was impossible for him to accept a rematch with Israel Adesanya at UFC 263

Robert Whittaker explained why it was impossible for him to accept a rematch with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 263. Whittaker defeated Kelvin Gastelum at last weekend’s UFC …read more

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Whittaker: UFC's offer for June bout 'impossible'

The UFC’s decision to book a middleweight title fight for defending champion Israel Adesanya in June was too quick a turnaround for Robert Whittaker to take on, the former champion …read more

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Dana White: Marvin Vettori likely next for UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya

According to UFC president Dana White, Marvin Vettori is the front-runner to be the next to challenge UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
Although former champion Robert Whittaker just cemented his No. …read more

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Video: How would Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch play out?

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker finds himself in the driver’s seat for a title rematch with Israel Adesanya.
This past Saturday, Whittaker picked up his third consecutive win at UFC …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, April 20: A move for Robert Whittaker on P4P list

With the UFC, Bellator and ONE Championship all in action this past week, there were moves to be made in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings.
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‘Reaper’ Climbs P4P Chart In Latest Rankings

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is slowly inching his way back into the upper echelon of …read more

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Gastelum releases statement after loss to Whittaker

Kelvin Gastelum ahead of his fight at UFC Vegas 24. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Kelvin Gastelum lost a decision to Robert Whittaker in …read more

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Dana White addresses the UFC middleweight title picture following Robert Whittaker’s beatdown of Kelvin Gastelum

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that he believes Robert Whittaker should be next in line to face Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title. Whittaker is coming off the …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Releases Statement Following UFC on ESPN 22 Defeat

Kelvin Gastelum is maintaining a positive attitude following his loss to Robert Whittaker in the UFC on ESPN 22 main event this past Saturday. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Puts Out Statement To Fans Following Loss To Robert Whittaker

Kelvin Gastelum has released a statement to fans following his UFC Vegas 24 loss to Robert Whittaker. Kelvin Gastelum took on Robert Whittaker in the main event of the UFC …read more

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Whittaker Sizable Underdog For ‘Stylebender’ Rematch

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has now captured three straight wins over …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22’s Robert Whittaker calls for title shot against Israel Adesanya

Robert Whittaker gets his hand raised by Herb Dean after a unanimous decision win over Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC Vegas 24 main event. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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Robert Whittaker issues statement following win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24

UFC middleweight contender Robert Whittaker issued a statement following his unanimous decision win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24. In one of his most complete performances to date, Whittaker …read more

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Israel Adesanya opens as big favorite for potential UFC rematch with Robert Whittaker

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has opened up as a big favorite for a potential rematch against No. 1 contender Robert Whittaker. Whittaker defeated Kelvin Gastelum at this past Saturday’s …read more

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Robert Whittaker says ‘there’s no other fight’ but the rematch with Israel Adesanya

No.1 middleweight contender Robert Whittaker spoke with the media at the UFC Vegas 24 Post-fight Press Conference after defeating no. 8 ranked Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision on Saturday.

For the …read more

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UFC Vegas 24: Fights to make

Kelvin Gastelum lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC Vegas 24, what is next for him? | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Robert Whittaker Makes Case for Title Shot, Says Marvin Vettori ‘Can Wait His Turn’

It’s getting more and more difficult to deny Robert Whittaker a chance to reclaim the UFC middleweight championship. …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 22: Robert Whittaker is right, but so is Jake Paul

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 22 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Robert Whittaker shares his take on Jake Paul knocking out Ben Askren: “I guess nobody saw that coming”

UFC middleweight Robert Whittaker shared his take on Jake Paul knocking out Ben Askren, saying that “I guess nobody saw that coming.” It just so happened that Whittaker’s fight against …read more

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Robert Whittaker stumps for Israel Adesanya rematch, gives Jake Paul his props

Robert Whittaker | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Marvin Vettori sat cageside at UFC Vegas 24 and reportedly called for a No. 1 contender fight …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum issues statement following UFC Vegas 24 loss to Robert Whittaker

UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum issued a statement following his unanimous decision loss to Robert Whittaker at UFC Vegas 24. Gastelum stepped up on short notice to fight Whittaker on …read more

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Robert Whittaker after UFC on ESPN 22: No other fight makes sense except Israel Adesanya

LAS VEGAS – After a one-sided decision win over Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC on ESPN 22 headliner on Saturday, Robert Whittaker believes his next fight should be for the …read more

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UFC Vegas 24, The Morning After: Give This Man His Title Shot!

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Here’s what you may have missed! Man oh man, Robert Whittaker is really good at MMA.
I wrote about his strange …read more

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Robert Whittaker responds after Israel Adesanya refers to him as his “son” following win over Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker responded after UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya referred to him as his “son” following a win over Kelvin Gastelum. Whittaker won a lopsided unanimous decision over Gastelum in …read more

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Robert Whittaker weighs in on Jake Paul

Robert Whittaker entered the octagon on Saturday for the UFC Vegas 24 main event against Kelvin Gastelum about the same time as internet celebrity turned boxer Jake Paul entered the …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 bonuses: Whittaker vs. Gastelum lands Fight of the Night

Officials announced the UFC Vegas 24 bonuses on Saturday night with main eventers Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum taking Fight of the Night honors. Outside of Fight of the Night, …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 results: Robert Whittaker outclasses Kelvin Gastelum in main event

It was a rough road, but the UFC Vegas 24 results came in on Saturday night having dropped two bouts in the final 48 hours leading up to the event. …read more

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UFC Fight Night takeaways: It's time to book Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker dominated Kelvin Gastelum and now the middleweight has only one place to go: a rematch with Israel Adesanya. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Robert Whittaker's win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN 22

Robert Whittaker finally got to share the octagon with Kelvin Gastelum in Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 22 headliner, and he came out victorious after a masterful performance.
The former UFC middleweight …read more

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UFC Vegas 24: Pros react to Robert Whittaker’s beatdown of Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Robert Whittaker defeated Kelvin Gastelum via unanimous decision at UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22 Bonuses: Whittaker, Gastelum Secure ’Fight of the Night’ Honors

On an evening where UFC on ESPN 22 nearly tied a record for most split decisions on a fight card, Robert Whittaker’s clear-cut verdict over Kelvin Gastelum was an easy …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 bonuses: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum wins ‘Fight of the Night’

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Lopsided as the scorecards were, Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum delivered consistent excitement over five rounds, making the UFC Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 Bonus Report: Robert Whittaker pockets $50k for beatdown of Kelvin Gastelum

The Octagon remained in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 24 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum. The highly anticipated middleweight main event proved to …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22 bonuses: Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum deliver 'Fight of the Night'

The UFC stuck with its traditional model of handing out four $50,000 post-fight bonuses at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 22 event, and the night’s headliners were rewarded for their work …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22 results: Robert Whittaker gives masterclass in win over Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker remains unbeaten since losing his title.
The former UFC middleweight champion picked up yet another win in his path back to title contention. Whittaker (23-5 MMA, 14-3 UFC defeated …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 results: Robert Whittaker outclasses Kelvin Gastelum, wants rematch with Israel Adesanya

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Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker delivered a masterful performance over five rounds at UFC Vegas 24, outstriking a tough …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 in Tweets: Fighters react to Robert Whittaker’s dominant victory over Kelvin Gastelum

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Heading into the UFC Vegas 24 main event, fans were ready for some serious middleweight action and they were not …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 video highlights: Robert Whittaker pitches shutout against Kelvin Gastelum 

 Robert Whittaker dominated Kelvin Gastelum  | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out the full fight video highlights of Robert Whittaker’s domination of Kelvin Gastelum …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 Results: Robert Whittaker defeats Kevlin Gastelum (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 24 event is headlined by a key middleweight matchup featuring former title holder Robert Whittaker taking on Kelvin Gastelum. Whittaker was initially slated to fight Paulo Costa …read more

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Pros react after Robert Whittaker defeats Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 24 event was headlined by a key middleweight matchup featuring former champ Robert Whittaker taking on Kelvin Gastelum. Whittaker was originally slated to fight Paulo Costa at …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 results: Robert Whittaker outclasses Kelvin Gastelum in decision win

Robert Whittaker outclassed Kelvin Gastelum  | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Robert Whittaker just pitched a shutout against Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC Vegas 24 …read more

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Highlights! Whittaker Walks Through Gastelum, Makes Case For Title Shot

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Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker turned in a dominant performance last night (Sat., Apr. 17, 2021) at UFC Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 live blog: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum

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This is the UFC Vegas 24 live blog for Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum, the middleweight headliner for Saturday’s fight …read more

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UFC Vegas 24: ‘Whittaker vs. Gastelum’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 24 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum. Whittaker was initially slated to fight Paulo Costa …read more

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WATCH: UFC Vegas 24 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Vegas 24 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum will collide in a middleweight clash. UFC Vegas …read more

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Video: Kelvin Gastelum believes UFC Vegas 24 win over Robert Whittaker earns him title shot

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum speaks with reporters ahead of his UFC Vegas 24 main event with Robert Whittaker this Saturday and discusses taking the fight on four weeks’ notice, how …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 Clash: Whittaker Vs. Gastelum!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight strikers Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will clash TONIGHT (Sat., April 17, 2021) at UFC …read more

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Preview: ‘‘The Reaper’ Coming For Gastelum In Vegas

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 …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking Down ‘Bobby Knuckles!’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight kingpin, Robert Whittaker, will look to take another step towards the …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 live results: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC Vegas 24 live results from The Apex …read more

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Live! UFC Vegas 24 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Robert Whittaker continues his march toward the 185-pound title, taking …read more

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Face Off! Whittaker Stares Down Gastelum In Vegas

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Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will make his return to the Octagon against fellow 185-pound contender Kelvin Gastelum in …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 weigh-in results & video: Whittaker vs. Gastelum set; one bout canceled

The pivotal middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum is set now that the UFC Vegas 24 weigh-in results are official.

Whittaker, Gastelum, and the rest of the fighters on …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 weigh-in results: Headliners on point, but two fighters miss weight

The official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 24 took place on Friday, and Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum made weight for the main event fight. In the headliner, Whittaker and Gastelum …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22 predictions: Is anyone taking Kelvin Gastelum over Robert Whittaker?

Whittaker
vs.
Gastelum
Klose
vs.
Stephens
Arlovski
vs.
Sherman
Alhassan
vs.
Malkoun
Munonz
vs.
Pena

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 40-27

Whittaker
(85%)

Stephens
(53%)

Arlovski
(56%)

Alhassan
(78%)

Pena
(68%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 43-24

Whittaker

Stephens

Arlovski

Alhassan

Pena

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2021: 42-25

Whittaker

Klose

Arlovski

Alhassan

Pena

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 42-25
2018 Champion

Whittaker

Klose

Sherman

Alhassan

Pena

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 41-26

Whittaker

Stephens

Arlovski

Alhassan

Pena

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 41-26

Whittaker

Klose

Arlovski

Alhassan

Pena

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 41-26
2020 Champion

Whittaker

Stephens

Arlovski

Alhassan

Munoz

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 40-27

Whittaker

Klose

Arlovski

Alhassan

Munoz

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 40-27
2017 Champion

Whittaker

Klose

Arlovski

Alhassan

Munoz

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 38-29

Whittaker

Klose

Sherman

Alhassan

Munoz

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
2021: …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 weigh-in video live stream & results: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

Watch the UFC Vegas 24 weigh-in video live stream on Friday, April 16, at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT on MMAWeekly.com. Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and Kelvin …read more

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UFC Vegas 24: ‘Whittaker Ws Gastelum’ Predictions

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will look to keep himself atop the 185-pound …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Robert Whittaker should be one win away from a title shot

Robert Whittaker already has proved he deserves another title chance, but he’ll need to beat Kelvin Gastelum to convince the UFC. …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking Down Gastelum!

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Long-time contender, Kelvin Gastelum, will finally meet former champion, Robert Whittaker, inside the Octagon this Saturday (April …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 In-Depth: Middleweight’s Second King

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Looking passed the usual ranking implications, predictions and week-to-week momentum shifts. Robert Whittaker is in a strange, …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Sees Path To Adesanya Rematch By Beating Whittaker

UFC Vegas 24 headliner Kelvin Gastelum feels that if he goes out and picks up a big win over Robert Whittaker, fans will be treated to a rematch of one …read more

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Robert Whittaker hoping to “dominate” Kelvin Gastelum, but expects “an absolute war”

Robert Whittaker is expecting a tough fight with Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday night. Whittaker and Gastelum are set to headline UFC Vegas 24 in a very intriguing middleweight bout. Originally, …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum

In the main event of UFC Vegas 24, Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum are finally set to meet. Whittaker enters the fight as a -265 favorite while the eighth-ranked middleweight …read more

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Robert Whittaker on potential title calls after UFC on ESPN 22: 'Maybe I'll surprise everybody'

LAS VEGAS – In recent years, Robert Whittaker has made it clear he’s not chasing after anything when it comes to his fighting career. But with a win at Saturday’s …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum says UFC on ESPN 22 winner should get Israel Adesanya rematch

LAS VEGAS – With a number of viable contenders gunning for a shot at UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, Kelvin Gastelum believes he and Robert Whittaker have the inside track.
“I …read more

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UFC Vegas 24: Whittaker vs. Gastelum full betting odds

Check out the complete betting odds for this Saturday’s UFC on Vegas 24 card featuring an intriguing middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum. The UFC Vegas 24 main …read more

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UFC free fight: Robert Whittaker batters Jared Cannonier in decision win

Before he was booked for the UFC on ESPN 22 headliner, Robert Whittaker took out another contender in his quest to regain the middleweight title.
A former UFC middleweight champion, Whittaker …read more

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Watch Kelvin Gastelum defeat Ian Heinisch | UFC Vegas 24 free fight

Kelvin Gastelum hopes to continue his climb back into title contention when he faces former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC Vegas 24 on Saturday, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22: Make your predictions for Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 22 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Till takes shot at Vettori’s UFC Vegas 23 performance

Darren Till after his fight with Robert Whittaker in July 2020 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Darren Till thinks he would of …read more

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Robert Whittaker expects to be “too much” for Kelvin Gastelum en route to second round stoppage

Robert Whittaker is confident he will beat Kelvin Gastelum on April 17. Whittaker and Gastelum were supposed to fight at UFC 234 for Whittaker’s middleweight title. But, on the day …read more

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Robert Whittaker predicts finish of Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN 22: 'I'm going to be too much for him'

Robert Whittaker is brimming with confidence as he looks to take down another middleweight contender.
Whittaker (22-5 MMA, 13-3 UFC) meets Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on ESPN 22 …read more

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UFC Vegas 24 poster released, featuring Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The poster for UFC Vegas 24 is out ahead of a big middleweight matchup over …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22 poster: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum gets torn in four pieces

Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will square off at UFC on ESPN 22 in a pivotal middleweight main event matchup.
UFC on ESPN 22 takes place Saturday, April 17 at the …read more

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Till out, UFC reportedly seeking replacement to fight Vettori

Darren Till reacts to his loss to Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Island 3. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

A planned …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes Kelvin Gastelum is one of his “hardest fights to date”

Robert Whittaker is well aware Kelvin Gastelum is a very tough fight for him. In the main event of UFC Vegas 24 on April 17, Whittaker is finally set to …read more

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Morning Report: Robert Whittaker on accepting replacement bout against Kelvin Gastelum: ‘I kind of owe a fight to him anyway, right?

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is taking his change of opponent in stride.
Last week it was announced that Paulo Costa was …read more

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Robert Whittaker Feels Powerless In Attempts To Rematch Adesanya

Former UFC champion Robert Whittaker believes his next title shot hinges on the mercy of middleweight king Israel Adesanya and the UFC brass. The two middleweight greats met inside the …read more

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Derek Brunson targets ‘top guys’ Paulo Costa, Robert Whittaker following UFC Vegas 22 main event win

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Derek Brunson is looking to ride his best stretch of success in years to …read more

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