UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

UFC 234 takes place at Rod Laver Arena this coming Sunday February 10. MMA event features a series of bouts with the middleweight title contested on the top of the fight-bill. Robert Whittaker defends his belt facing off Kelvin Gastelum in the scheduled for five rounds championship bout.

The Open Training session was held on Wednesday at the Absolute MMA gym in Collingwood, VIC. Light heavyweight Jimmy Crute joined the defending UFC Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, showcasing the skills inside the Octagon and talking to the reporters.

Crute takes on Sam Alvey in the light heavyweight bout which kicks off the main card.

Australian model and FIGHTMAG presenter Lilian Dikmans attended UFC 234 open training.

The list of open to the public events can be found here.

The co-main event features a highly anticipated middleweight clash between Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya. The full fight card can be found below.

UFC 234 fight card

Main Card (PPV)
Middleweight Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Middleweight Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva
Bantamweight Rani Yahya vs. Ricky Simon
Women’s Flyweight Montana De La Rosa vs. Nadia Kassem
Light Heavyweight Jim Crute vs. Sam Alvey

Preliminary Card (ESPN)
Lightweight Devonte Smith vs. Dong Hyun Ma
Featherweight Shane Young vs. Austin Arnett
Flyweight Kai Kara-France vs. Raulian Paiva
Bantamweight Teruto Ishihara vs. Kyung Ho Kang

Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Lightweight Lando Vannata vs. Marcos Rosa
Lightweight Jalin Turner vs. Callan Potter
Bantamweight Wuliji Buren vs. Jonathan Martinez