Kelvin Gastelum ‘gutted’ after Robert Whittaker’s UFC 234 withdrawal | ESPN MMA

  • Published: 10 February 2019
  • Kelvin Gastelum speaks with ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto and explains how he learned about Robert Whittaker’s withdrawal from UFC 234 due to an abdominal hernia and declares himself the UFC middleweight champion. Gastelum reveals that he has been battling a staph infection, but he wasn’t going to let that stop him from fighting. He wishes Whittaker a speedy recovery and offers to fight him in the future.

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  • johnny durko
    johnny durko  2 months back

    Loose`s next fight against israel, you`re not the champ, just a chump.

    • Laj
      Laj  2 months back

      Does he have herpes on his face

      • K I 3 L T
        K I 3 L T  3 months back

        Come on Whittaker and defend that belt! Looking forward to see that on your waist again

        • SP FromNY914
          SP FromNY914  3 months back

          Kelvin is retarded

          • shawn
            shawn  3 months back

            Lol Whittaker had two battles with Yoel so I don’t blame him dude broke something in his hand twice

            • Randy Durant
              Randy Durant  3 months back

              UFC is a joke especially with wannabes like these guys

              • TJ West
                TJ West  4 months back

                CM Punk cashes in his Money in the Bank briefcase to claim the Welterweight title from Tyron this weekend, then explains "In my world, the wrestling world, where I grew up in, you show up with the briefcase and pin the champ 1,2,3 then you win fair and square, this is my belt now, im the champion"

                • Louise Everett
                  Louise Everett  4 months back

                  I dont think the belt is fake he's more of the interim champ but that's the ufc no loyalty

                  • robert gillies
                    robert gillies  4 months back

                    Staph. Hope it's not herpes.

                    • Zayne Mac
                      Zayne Mac  4 months back

                      Thinks he’s the champ, to be the champ you have to defeat and defend the belt in my eyes

                      • Protect from Evil beings
                        Protect from Evil beings  4 months back

                        Kelvin *has Hollywood facial looks* he should be in movies - action movies will fit him he has story telling facial expressions

                        • Ana Mihoubi
                          Ana Mihoubi  4 months back

                          Get the fuk out here!

                          • Kasey McLeod
                            Kasey McLeod  4 months back

                            He had staph infections Rob seen that and was like.... do you see that shit on his lip.. robs coach .. you need surgery lol

                            • BRIANS WORLD
                              BRIANS WORLD  4 months back

                              fuck this bighead douche. which fake belt is that? nevermind, nobody cares. WTF he growin on his fukn face?! EEEEEEEEW!!!

                              • Gurchetan Sandhu
                                Gurchetan Sandhu  4 months back

                                But this isn’t the wrestling world

                                • Hermi Nevarez
                                  Hermi Nevarez  4 months back

                                  This is mma u tard, I liked this guy till I saw this disrespectful shit

                                  • EL 19
                                    EL 19  4 months back

                                    I'm not sure, but I'm feeling that Kelvin is a dramatic bitch. Fuck his Portuguese and Spanish he has a black hair extensions dreadlock trainer and whiteboy nutritionist. Fake fucking Latino.

                                    • elcgmail
                                      elcgmail  4 months back

                                      FFS... Anyone in their right mind wolulld NEVER get in the cage with a guy who has staph all over his body! Seriously wtf... he probably couldn't have fought either! Getting better from a HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS infectious disease IS NOT better after having a highly contagous infectious disease that can be dangerous!

                                      • 32hernandez
                                        32hernandez  4 months back

                                        This guy is crazy.

                                        • Warren Rooks
                                          Warren Rooks  4 months back

                                          Kelvin just lost shit tons of respect across the planet 🌎 fire your public relations people immediately! Thought you were smarter than this? Very dumb especially with your own health issues bad time to be throwing stones pin head!

                                          • Jose Moreno
                                            Jose Moreno  4 months back

                                            subtitilos en español plis🇪🇸🙏

                                            • jack benson
                                              jack benson  4 months back

                                              OOHHH ali abdelaziz is the manager? riiiiii iiiiiiiiiiight. no wonder it's wormy.

                                              • jack benson
                                                jack benson  4 months back

                                                ugh....... man, kelvin, i actually really liked you. but that was............ petulant, self centered, UGLY and greedy.. you're NO champ. not yet anyway dude.

                                                • BrodashMx
                                                  BrodashMx  4 months back

                                                  WTF with that belt ? LUL

                                                  • Jimmy S
                                                    Jimmy S  4 months back

                                                    In the real world you have to actually earn your gold not jus claim it as your own like a clown

                                                    • Bob Dills
                                                      Bob Dills  4 months back

                                                      what a twat lol

                                                      • Ksevenx13
                                                        Ksevenx13  4 months back

                                                        Well, nobody did a "shoey" with Kelvin.👞

                                                        • TheLosclan
                                                          TheLosclan  4 months back

                                                          disgusting what a prick, kalvin , not the champion but a chat gastelum , u should go back to the end of the line, or feed him to Borachinia

                                                          • Justin Crimaldi Knowledge & Wisdom Playlist

                                                            Nobody works out as hard as they can during open workouts. Thats just for the fans. I dont like this guy. Cant wait for Whittaker to whoop his ass. He will when hes not injured i guess haha

                                                            • thatcuriousguy
                                                              thatcuriousguy  4 months back

                                                              They were gonna let kelvin fight with the level of staff he has? thats fucked up. Literally has staff on his face.

                                                              • Gforcebond
                                                                Gforcebond  4 months back

                                                                I still say he should have fought. Less than 24 hours from the main event in ur home town. Think about all the Aussie fans that bought floor tickets. He would have been fighting with abdominal pain. He wouldn't have died from it like they claim. That's only if u leave it untreated for days.

                                                                • Jynx Dezyns
                                                                  Jynx Dezyns  4 months back

                                                                  UFC Staph hahahaha. Fire the cleaning lady she did a shit job on your face. You are now the No 1 UFC joke closely followed by Con-Vington. 2 complete & utter losers, you'll never be UFC champ & even if you ever win a title belt you'll never be a worthy champ, your head is too far up your own arse.

                                                                  • Gforcebond
                                                                    Gforcebond  4 months back

                                                                    Kelvin is 'gutted' haha get it..

                                                                    • It's a big World
                                                                      It's a big World  4 months back

                                                                      Fat kelvin

                                                                      • Alper Aksu
                                                                        Alper Aksu  4 months back

                                                                        Boy, you are better than this

                                                                        • Dan Hodgson
                                                                          Dan Hodgson  4 months back

                                                                          Bro Justin Timberlake cry me a River should be your walk out song

                                                                          • denson fontanillas
                                                                            denson fontanillas  4 months back

                                                                            Agreed he should be a Champ...

                                                                            • Cannondale2019
                                                                              Cannondale2019  4 months back

                                                                              Who would do that? Wearing a dollar store belt on his shoulder? What a twat.herpes stop eating old cheese

                                                                              • Amjed abu muhanna
                                                                                Amjed abu muhanna  4 months back

                                                                                put the belt down , shame on you 🤔

                                                                                • Fascino93
                                                                                  Fascino93  4 months back

                                                                                  He wants the australian people mad at him for when they organize the next fighht..pushing up those ppvs

                                                                                  • Fascino93
                                                                                    Fascino93  4 months back

                                                                                    Israel vs Kelvin for the interim belt..makes perfect sense and the winner has to fight Robert!

                                                                                    • Daily Dump News
                                                                                      Daily Dump News  4 months back

                                                                                      A walking talking (not fighting) disease. Better throw away that microphone.

                                                                                      • andie peng
                                                                                        andie peng  4 months back

                                                                                        i was big fan of Gastelum but carrying around a bet claiming your the champ is the biggest scumbag move . #fakebelt #scumbag # wanker #make weight

                                                                                        • Victor Yanez
                                                                                          Victor Yanez  4 months back

                                                                                          Kevin "coco" Gastelum.

                                                                                          • Victor Yanez
                                                                                            Victor Yanez  4 months back


                                                                                            • Domo Domo
                                                                                              Domo Domo  4 months back

                                                                                              What a fucking clown

                                                                                              • Philip Lennox
                                                                                                Philip Lennox  4 months back

                                                                                                Take that belt off your shoulder you über nonce.

                                                                                                • Mahmud KH
                                                                                                  Mahmud KH  4 months back

                                                                                                  Ok the belt is yours, but still man you didn't beat the guy so hide it and show off next time when you beat somebody