Robert Whittaker took one step closer to reclaiming the UFC middleweight belt after his commanding performance against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN 22.

Whittaker buzzed Gastelum with a head kick in the first round and dictated the rest of the fight with effective counter punching, kicks and takedowns.

Gastelum continued to march forward to try and find a way to change the fight’s course, but ultimately came up short as the judges scored the contest in Whittaker’s favour.

You can read more about the fight and catch up on all of the results of UFC on ESPN 22: Whittaker vs. Gastelum here.

Here is how Whittaker and Gastelum’s fight peers reacted to the main event fights on social media.


Robert Whittaker def. Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision


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