Shane Young vs Austin Arnett added to UFC 234 Melbourne
Shane Young / Pic: Facebook

UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

UFC 234 is held at the at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on February 10. Robert Whittaker tops MMA bill facing off Kelvin Gastelum in defense of his middleweight title.

A featherweight bout between Shane Young of New Zealand and Austin Arnett of the US has been recently added to UFC 234 fight card, NZ Herald reported.

Shane Young (12-4) is coming of the second-round stoppage win earned against Rolando Dy last June at Fight Night Singapore. He made his UFC debut in November 2017 facing a unanimous decision defeat against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC Sydney. Before that he won five bouts in a row at various events.

In his previous bout last November Austin Arnett (16-5) scored a unanimous decision against Humberto Bandenay at UFC Argentina. His three outings before that ended in favor of his opponents. Yet, prior he was riding a 13-fight win streak.

The co-main event at UFC 234 features a middleweight battle between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva. The list of announced bouts can be found below. Other matchups are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

UFC 234 fight card

Middleweight Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Middleweight Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva
Bantamweight Wuliji Buren vs. Jonathan Martinez
Light Heavyweight Jim Crute vs. Ryan Spann
Flyweight Kai-Kara France vs. Raulian Paiva
Women’s Flyweight Montana De La Rosa vs. Nadia Kassem
Featherweight Shane Young vs. Austin Arnett