Robert Whittaker did not give Kevin Gastelum an opportunity on Saturday night time on the UFC. The primary middleweight challengers gained by unanimous resolution of the judges after a largely dominated struggle and is closing in on one other likelihood against champion Israel Adesanya.
The logic was fairly nicely revered this weekend throughout the duel between Robert whittaker and Kevin Gastelum. First within the rating of challengers within the UFC middleweight class, the Australian signed a really severe efficiency to win the twenty third struggle of his profession (for 5 losses). Opposite, Gastelum hoped to chain a second success in a row and proceed his ascent to the summits. In useless.
More efficient in touch, Robert Whittaker overpowered his American rival to perfection to win by unanimous resolution of the judges (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) on the night time of Saturday to Sunday in Las Vegas. The former UFC middleweight champion, did not have to chamber his rival or overdo it. Quietly however absolutely, “The Reaper” constructed a strong victory. Sharper in his offensives, the 30-year-old fighter made his approach communicate by sending out jabs, direct from the best or different hooks from the left and kicks.
Whittaker challenges Adesanya
Replacing Paulo Costa, pressured to retire because of the medium-term penalties of contamination with the coronavirus, Kevin Gastelum couldn’t present a lot as Robert Whittaker suffocated him and appeared to discover a resolution to all his makes an attempt . If the American is stopped in his try and return to the highest, “The Reaper” has as soon as once more marked the spirits. His demonstration of the day might even rapidly give him an opportunity for the title against Israel Adesanya.
“I think we should talk about it,” Whittaker stated of one other conflict with the champion. “I think it’s high time our paths cross again. I think we can fill a stadium. […] I’m going to work hard, I still have little tricks he hasn’t seen. “
Rather less than two years after having lost his belt against the Nigerian, Robert Whittaker seems as the one present fighter able to beating “Stylebender” within the center center.
After its disappointing loss to Jan Blachowicz for the sunshine heavyweight title, Israel Adesanya will likely be eager to indicate who’s the boss. Knocked out by the champion in October 2019, Robert Whittaker will need his revenge. The present is already shaping as much as be grandiose within the octagon.