UFC Vegas 24 is headlining the main event between the former UFC Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and former interim Middleweight champion Kelvin Gastelum. Here is the Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum Preview and Prediction.
UFC Vegas 24: Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum Preview
The fight between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum is going to be one of the biggest Middleweight contests. This fight was originally scheduled between Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa but Costa withdrew his name due to sickness and Gastelum stepped into this fight.
‘The Reaper’ is riding a winning streak of two fights before coming into this fight. After losing his title to Israel Adesanya he has defeated two of the top Middleweight contenders, Darren Till and Jared Cannonier.
He is on number 1 in the Middleweight rankings and a win against Gastelum will help him to hold this spot. On the other hand, Kelvin Gastelum lost three fights back to back before he finally won his last fight against Ian Heinisch.
The former interim champion will give his hundred percent to defeat the number one ranked Middleweight fighter and catch his number one spot. A win for both of them can get them a rematch with Israel Adesanya and both will give a treat to the audience.
UFC Vegas 24: Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction
‘The Reaper’ Robert Whittaker is the betting favorite in this fight with odds of -260 in his favor against Kelvin Gastelum who will be entering this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +210 in his favor.
Many people believe this fight is going to be an easy one for Whittaker but Gastelum will do his best to spoil the fun of ‘The Reaper’ and take his number one spot.
Predicted Result: Robert Whittaker def Kelvin Gastelum