UFC 234: Whittaker vs Gastelum Odds and Predictions
Can Robert Whittaker successfully defend his middleweight belt for the first time at UFC 234 on February 9th?
Can Whittaker push his winning streak to 10?
Will Anderson Silva have the ability to turn back the clock to beat Israel Adesanya?
The UFC’s first pay-per-view of this year will happen in Melbourne, Australia, and the middleweight title will be on the line.
In the main event, Robert Whittaker will be seeking to defend his middleweight title for the first time since getting the champion on December 7th, 2017. Although he fought Yoel Romero at 2018, the struggle was a non-title fight given Romero shed weight. Now, he will be carrying on Kelvin Gastelum.
The fights will take place on February 9th in North America but on February 10th in Australia.
UFC 234: Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum Odds
Fighter Odds to Win at Bovada (01/29/19)
Robert Whittaker -270
Kelvin Gastelum +210
Fight Record and Recent History
After just fighting in 2018, Robert Whittaker (20-4) is back and ready to defend his belt on home land. He is now riding a nine-fight winning streak dating back to June of 2014 and is headquartered in middleweight in the UFC. Whittaker won the interim middleweight title over Yoel Romero in UFC 213 at July of 2017 and was promoted to undisputed champion in December after Georges St-Pierre vacated the title. His last fight was at UFC 225 in June where he defeated Yoel Romero again by split-decision.
Kelvin Gastelum (15-3, with a single no-contest) will probably be battling for the UFC name for the first time in his career. Gastelum is on a two-fight winning series after rapping out Michael Bisping in November of 2017 and then defeating Jacare Souza by split-decision in May.
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