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What was Robert Whittaker’s injury?

hernia A hernia forced Whittaker (20-4) out of his middleweight championship defence against Kelvin Gastelum (15-3, 1nc) at UFC 234 and into dual surgery on Sunday morning.Feb 10, 2019

Why did Whittaker and Gastelum not fight?

Whittaker and Gastelum were first supposed to fight at UFC 234 on Feb. 10, 2019, when Whittaker was the UFC middleweight champion. But Whittaker withdrew from the bout the day of the card due to a hernia. A collapsed bowel caused him to have to undergo emergency surgery.Apr 18, 2021

When did Adesanya become champion?

At UFC 236, just slightly more than a year after his debut, he defeated Kelvin Gastelum via unanimous decision to win the interim UFC Middleweight Championship belt. Later, in October, the interim champ became the official champ when he delivered a knockout to Robert Whittaker to win and unify the middleweight title.Jun 10, 2021

What time in Australia is UFC 243?

WHAT TIME WILL UFC 243 START? Doors opened at 8:15am (AEDT) and the first fight of the prelims got underway at 10:00am. The main prelims will start at 11am, and the main card will start at 1pm.Oct 5, 2019

What was the gate at UFC 243?

The gate for UFC 243 came out to $8,088,661 in Australian dollars ($5,478,345 in US currency). Performance bonuses went to new UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Yorgan De Castro.Oct 6, 2019

Why did Whittaker pull out?

In the year 2019 at UFC 234, Whittaker was all set to go against Kelvin Gastelum as his next middleweight title defense. However, to everybody’s surprise, the fighter pulled out of the fight just a few hours before the actual bout. The reason for this sudden decision was a dual surgery that the fighter had …

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Who defeated Robert Whittaker?

Israel Adesanya Whittaker faced Israel Adesanya on 6 October 2019 at UFC 243. He lost the bout and the championship via second-round knockout.

Who won UFC 243 main event?

Israel Adesanya UFC 243 results, highlights: Israel Adesanya claims middleweight crown with violent TKO of Robert Whittaker.Oct 6, 2019