UFC 234 takes place Saturday, February 9th from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. The event is headlined by a middleweight title fight between champion Robert Whittaker and top contender and former Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum.

The five main card will air exclusively on PPV at 10:00 PM EST and the nights preliminary bouts will air live on ESPN+ (free 7-day trial) starting at 6:30 PM EST.

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Event Information


Israel Adesanya
WINNER
Anderson Silva
17-0-0
Record
34-10-0
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 2″
180 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Garth Hariman scored it 29-28. Albert Shen scored it 30-27. Charlie Keech scored it 30-27.
Rani Yahya
Ricky Simon
WINNER
25-10-0
Record
15-1-0
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 6″
145 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Mark Craig scored it 27-30. Albert Shen scored it 27-30. Anthony Dimitriou scored it 25-30.
Montana De La Rosa
WINNER
Nadia Kassem
10-4-0
Record
3-1-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 8″
128 lbs.
Weight
128 lbs.
Submission
(Arm Bar) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Jimmy Crute
WINNER
Samuel Alvey
10-0-0
Record
33-12-0
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 2″
205 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Devonte Smith
WINNER
Dong Hyun Kim
10-1-0
Record
11-8-3
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 11″
155 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Shane Young
WINNER
Austin Arnett
7-4-0
Record
13-6-0
5′ 7″
Height
6′ 0″
150 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Evan Field scored it 30-27. Albert Shen scored it 30-27. Charlie Keech scored it 30-27.
Kai France
WINNER
Raulian Paiva
15-7-0
Record
8-3-0
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 8″
135 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Derek Clea scored it 29-28. Charlie Keech scored it 29-28. Garth Hariman scored it 28-29.
Teruto Ishihara
Kyung Ho Kang
WINNER
10-7-2
Record
12-6-0
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 8″
155 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Landon Vannata
WINNER
Marcos Rosa Mariano
6-3-2
Record
4-2-0
5′ 9″
Height
6′ 1″
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Submission
(Kimura) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Callan Potter
Jalin Turner
WINNER
17-6-0
Record
8-5-0
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 3″
155 lbs.
Weight
154 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Wuliji Buren
Jonathan Martinez
WINNER
5-6-0
Record
9-3-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 7″
145 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds