UFC Vegas 24 occurs on Saturday, April 17, 2021, live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided, who is on-site, for all your live news and highlights.
Prior to the two make the walk to the Octagon, nevertheless, they should initially make the walk to the scales and survive the UFC Vegas 24 official weigh-ins.
This battle had originally been scheduled as the main occasion of UFC 234 in February 2019, with Whittaker as the then-middleweight champ defending the title versus Gastelum. On the day of the occasion, however, Whittaker was displaced of the bout due to a hernia.
Considering that then, Whittaker dropped the title to Israel Adesanya but has rebounded with wins over Darren Till and Jared Cannonier. He aims to protect a rematch with Adesanya with a win here.
Gastelum lost to Adesanya in an interim title fight at UFC 236– a battle that earned 2019 Fight of the Year honors. Gastelum then lost to Till and Jack Hermansson prior to finally getting back in the win column with a triumph over Ian Heinisch at UFC 258 in February.
Official weigh-in results for UFC Vegas 24: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum.
Main Card (10 p.m. ET, ESPN & & ESPN+):
. Robert Whittaker () vs. Kelvin Gastelum ( )Jeremy Stephens () vs. Drakkar Klose ( )Andrei Arlovski () vs. Chase Sherman ( )Abdul Razak Alhassan () vs. Jacob Malkoun ( )Luis Pena () vs. Alexander Munoz ( ).
Initial Card (7 p.m. ET, ESPN & & ESPN+):.
Tracy Cortez () vs. Justine Kish ( )Alexandr Romanov () vs. Juan Espino ( )Jessica Penne () vs. Lupita Godinez ( )Bartosz Fabinski () vs. Gerald Meerschaert ( )Zarah Fairn () vs. Josiane Nunes ( )Tony Gravely () vs. Anthony Birchak ( ).
Robert Whittaker (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC through Getty Images).
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UFC Vegas 24: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum official weigh-in outcomes.
Las Vegas, NV– In a little more than 24 hours from now, UFC Vegas 24 will decrease at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, topped by a battle of middleweight standouts two years in the making including former champ Robert Whittaker and previous interim title opposition Kelvin Gastelum.