Robert Whittaker pulls out of UFC 275 wrestle vs. Marvin Vettori

Wrong news for the UFC 275 card in Singapore.

Worn UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has withdrawn from his bout with former title challenger Marvin Vettori because of damage.

Sorry to voice guys because of an damage I took early within the camp I’m no longer in a situation to compete in June. I did the total lot I may perchance seemingly well to receive it correct nevertheless its no longer healing in time. All this means is that I’ll be motivate within the octagon a pair months later and I’ll be better than ever

— Robert Whittaker (@robwhittakermma) April 21, 2022

Obviously Vettori used to be attentive to the news earlier and wasted no time calling out Darren Till and Khamzat Chimaev as that it’s probably you’ll imagine exchange opponents for the June 11th pay-per-glimpse.

Whittaker (23-6) is coming off a end title wrestle rematch loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 271 in February. Prior to that loss, he’d rattled off three straight decision wins over Darren Till, Jared Cannonier, and Kelvin Gastelum. Adesanya remains the fitting one who’s defeated Whittaker at middleweight.

Vettori (18-5-1) fought for the title final twelve months, shedding a unanimous decision to Adesanya at UFC 263. The Italian bounced motivate with an exhilarating 5-spherical decision over Paulo Costa final October. His overall UFC file is an impressive 8-3-1, along side other 5-spherical wins over Kevin Holland and Jack Hermansson.

UFC 275 is headlined by a lightweight heavyweight title wrestle between champion Glover Teixeira and challenger Jiri Prochazka. The co-predominant event pits ladies folks’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko towards Taila Santos.