Robert Whittaker it would be one victory away from securing a starting rematch, so it was now confirmed for a new big event of UFC. Dana White claimed Friday night (via ESPN) that the former champion will face number three in the ranking, Jared Cannonier, at UFC 254. It is known that he just came from competing last Saturday, where he beat ex-Welterweight contender Darren Till in a highly technical fight. This was in the all-star UFC Fight Island 3. Being the Australian’s first win since being dethroned by current Media monarch Israel Adesanya at UFC 243, he now wants the second in a row.
In time of the stellar combat of the night, Robert Whittaker he was somewhat better than Darren Till and took a big win home, in the UFC Fight Island 3. In a duel at middleweight, the winner was fighting for the first time since losing the championship, while his rival wanted to establish himself in the division. Till came out with the intention of getting his hands cold. Robert He was very attentive and fast, because with the jab he stopped it twice. Then, they were measured quite a bit, because both with the distance they remove blows. Good kicks from both of them, though Darren took a knockdown with a huge elbow.
After facing Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Island 3, in what was undoubtedly one of the most important fights of his career, Darren Till showed how his face was. If he succeeded, he could demand a shot at the World Middleweight Championship. This is surprising to many, because it is nothing more than their second fight in the division. But, what he did at welterweight has earned him a quick boost in his new adventure. Now, you will see what you do after defeat.
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English middleweight fighter Darren Till recently made several posts talking about his matchup against Robert Whittaker. Showing protection on his knee, indicating that he was injured during the match in Abu Dhabi against the former World Champion of the division, he stopped talking. Now the first details emerge about the injury he had in the last fight of Fight Island. After falling defeated, he also showed how his face had been left by the blows of the rival.
From going down to 185 pounds, Cannonier has been unstoppable. The 36-year veteran is 3-0 in the division with finishes over ex-PFL champion David Branch. So did the former champion of the UFC, Anderson Silva, and number four in the ranking, Jack Hermansson. As a Semi-Complete, ‘The Killa Gorilla’ capped an irregular record of 3 – 4. Now, UFC 254 will be held on October 24 and will be spearheaded by a unification fight between monarch Lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and the acting champion, Justin Gaethje.