Robert Whittaker will defend his Middleweight belt against Kelvin Gastelum

The news broke on The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale.

Robert Whittaker (20-4) is set to defend his middleweight title against Kelvin Gastelum (15-3-1 NC).

Speaking to Brendan Fitzgerald and Jimmy Smith on the TUF Finale broadcast on Friday night, Gastelum appeared in buoyant form.

I can’t wait. This is everything I’ve been working for and I’m ready.

In addition to the belt being contested, the pair will also coach the final season of The Ultimate Fighter. 

Dubbed as The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hittters it is unclear as to what weight division(s) may be focused on but the series is due to air later on this year with a title bout to follow.


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