Following a false start in Perth in ancient 2018, Australia will eventually get to see a home-grown UFC champion shield their belt.
When is UFC 234: Whittaker v Gastelum?
UFC 234 will occur on Sunday, February 10.
As ever, Australians are in the mercy of time gap with the US, meaning that the card begins at 10:30am EDT Sunday morning, allowing for a Saturday night primetime slot from the States. The event comes only two weeks following UFC Adelaide.
Where is UFC 234
Australia is a favorite destination for the UFC, using a multitude of epic cards happening down under through recent years.
After illness and injury averted Whittaker struggling at UFC 221 at Perth at February 2018, president Dana White dedicated to bringing the advertising back with a different pay-per-view before too long. The UFC eventually affirmed in early November which 234 would happen at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena, and White stated he”can not wait” The house of the Australian Open is a happy hunting ground for Whittaker, with knocked out Derek Brunson from the initial round back there in 2016. Once configured for MMA, the place has a capacity of approximately 14,000.
How to Watch?
The principal card, which is composed of the last five conflicts of the night, is a pay-per-view occasion and will start at 1:30pm. For all those punters trying to find a little more atmosphere, consult your favourite club or pub to find out whether they will be viewing it.
The event will get underway using all the Fight Pass prelims out of 10:30am that are only accessible through a UFC Fight Pass subscription.
These are followed closely with the ESPN prelims that may be viewed on ESPN from 11:30am. After a long partnership with Fox Sports, the UFC started a last-minute arrangement with ESPN at 2019.