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UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker talks about Kelvin Gastelum having the title belt during UFC 234, and his next plans after he heals up from injury.

Middleweight title challenger Kelvin Gastelum was greatly upset by the sudden cancellation of his championship fight against Robert Whittaker at UFC 234 last weekend. The TUF 17 alum then expressed his disappointment by declaring himself champion and parading around the arena with Henry Cejudo’s UFC title belt on his shoulder.

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I talked to my team and maybe I think it makes sense, a fight with me and Nick Diaz in Curitiba. Let’s go see. It’s just waiting for (UFC president) Dana (White) because it’s not time to make decisions. Hopefully, I fight in Curitiba.”

Should Silva and Diaz fight, it would be a rematch of their UFC 183 main event encounter four years ago that Silva won by unanimous decision. However, the result of that bout was later overturned to a no contest when Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids and Diaz tested positive for marijuana.

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Israel Adesanya had a question for The MMA Hour host Luke Thomas about trash talk during his interview on Monday’s edition of the show.

“Have you ever seen me, Luke, talk sh*t about someone after their fight?” the fighter known as “The Last Style Bender” asked. “They’re trying to get some shine because I’m the guy in the spotlight.”

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UFC president Dana White did not mince words about his sentiments on a possible fight between Anderson Silva and Conor McGregor.

43-year-old Anderson Silva showed MMA fans on Saturday night that he is still worthy to face elite fighters such as Israel Adesanya. The former long-time middleweight champion is also seemingly willing to put retirement on hold, and take another fight at UFC 237 in Curitiba, Brazil on May 11th.

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Both Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone have been interested in facing off against each other, and with the Irishman’s suspension only lasting until April, it could be booked soon after.

Dana White has stated that he wants to see that bout happen as “Cowboy” has “earned” that high profile contest. If Cerrone is to be believed though, seems like the UFC thinks both men deserve much more than that too.

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According to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Leonardo DiCaprio was almost a casualty of the UFC 229 post-fight brawl that broke out after the main event fight.

Khabib Nurmagomedov may have once said that “too much movie make your heart weak,” but he does know who Leonardo DiCaprio is. And according to the undefeated UFC lightweight champion, he almost had a rough encounter with the Hollywood A-Lister amidst the UFC 229 post-fight brawl.

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Stipe Miocic has revealed getting a rematch with the man he lost his heavyweight title to last year, Daniel Cormier, holds more importance to him then actually getting his title back.

Miocic (18-3) won the heavyweight belt when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in May 2016. The 36-year-old went on to defend his belt three times, breaking the record for the most consecutive UFC heavyweight title defenses.

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