Pretty much seven days subsequent to beating Darren Till, and Robert Whittaker as of now has his next session set.
As per a report from ESPN, the previous UFC middleweight champion will return against Jared Cannonier, as a feature of the UFC 254 compensation for each view card on October 24. Whittaker is right now positioned as the main middleweight competitor, while Cannonier sits at number three.
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is presently set to guard his belt against Paulo Costa at UFC 253, and this coordinate the next month could figure out who is next in line for the victor.
Whittaker recently lost his belt to Adesanya in 2019, and has bounced back well with that previously mentioned specialized execution against Till late in July. The previous hero is 9-1 as a middleweight, and recently carried out his specialty as a welterweight.
Cannonier then again, is a previous light heavyweight, who is as of now 3-0 as a middleweight. His present run have all been amazing TKO triumphs, halting Jack Hermansson, Anderson Silva and David Branch.
UFC 254 is supposed to be featured by a lightweight title session between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.
A middleweight battle between previous hero Robert Whittaker and the flooding Jared Cannonier is on tap for UFC 254 on Oct. 24.
Sources affirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Saturday following an underlying report from ESPN.
Whittaker (21-5) was recently planned face Cannonier (13-4) in March before pulling back from the challenge, refering to burnout from preparing. He would in the end make it back into the success section with a choice success over Darren Till at UFC on ESPN 14 a weekend ago. Preceding this, fans saw “The Reaper” lose his UFC title, politeness of a brutal second-round knockout misfortune to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243.
For Cannonier, this will stamp his first battle since going through pectoral medical procedure in February. Before this, “The Killa Gorilla” ran through three straight stoppage wins, which incorporates TKOs of David Branch, Anderson Silva, and Jack Hermansson.
While an area presently can’t seem to be reported, a lightweight title unification session between Khabib Nurmagomedov vs.Justin Gaethje is required to feature UFC 254.