Middle-weight champion Robert Whittaker has been pulled from the UFC 2 3 4 main-event opposite Kelvin Gastelum on hours’ notice on Saturday, undergoing operation after managing a stomach overnight. Despite the pain, he had been willing to experience the struggle.

“the had abdominal pain and finally took to the hospital him in 1am and tried everything to remain in the struggle, refusing any treatment that will force him out of this struggle,” MMA Fighting was told by Prates. “He also underwent emergency operation at 4:30’m due. ”

According to Prates, Whittaker strove to convince the doctors to let him struggle with Gastelum at the Rod Laver Arena.

On Whittaker’s social media page, his control team affirmed he desired to struggle with no accident.

Whittaker’s team hopes to get back in the gym in a few weeks and the middleweight titleholder 100 per cent healed. The has yet to declare what’therefore for Gastelum and also the winner of fresh 2 3 4 Primary event – Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva.

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