The show of ultimate brutality has now paved his way to an even bigger card, with the UFC President Dana White just one week before the feisty main event, conforming his next opponent for The Reaper.
Earlier, defeating Darren Till in such a mericless way that it left The Gorilla with a torn MCL, Robert Whittaker was at his best at the UFC Fight Night 174 main event.
White, once again all set to prove that The Reaper is still #1 contender for the UFC middleweight title, also not the forget the most important takeaway remains the fact that the winner will get a title shot.
That’s why White finds this as a really good fight to figure out the top title contender.
Very recently, Brett Okamoto of ESPN has just posted a Twitter update that reveals the card for the upcoming UFC 254. He wrote, “Breaking: Robert Whittaker (@robwhittakermma) vs. Jared Cannonier (@killagorillamma), UFC 254 on Oct. 24. Per UFC President Dana White (@danawhite). Gotta believe that will determine the next No.1 contender. Prediction?”
Israel Adesanya, an important name important equation to the upcoming fight
Unlike Whittaker, the Killa Gorilla has never fought the reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya but he has defeating the likes of David Branch, Anderson Silva, and Jack Hermansson, and currently is on a three-match winning streak.
As for now, The Reaper will be looking forward to a rematch to seek his revenge and better his record after losing the Last Stylebender previously in round 2 of the UFC 243 title unification main event.
The the main fact is the announcement from Dana White opens the way for a big title fight, as the 31-YO New Zealand-Nigerian MMA artist remains undefeated with a record of 19-0.