‘I’ve already ran the gauntlet’: Robert Whittaker dismisses Marvin Vettori’s claims for middleweight title shot

Robert Whittaker’s lopsided resolution comprise against Kelvin Gastelum in the end weekend’s UFC occasion in Las Vegas also can peaceable be ample to guarantee him one other shot at the person that took the title from him, says ‘The Reaper’.

Whittaker’s comprise against the gritty Gastelum plot that he has now received three straight — Gastelum, Darren Till and Jared Cannonoer — since he dropped the field title to Adesanya in October 2019 as he lines himself up for one other replace against Adesanya, however the opposite man thought to be to be diagram the head of the checklist, Marvin Vettori, would possibly maybe well neatly disagree.

Vettori defeated Kevin Holland a few weeks back, additionally by definite cut resolution, and is additionally searching to work his plot back to Adesanya — the person that defeated him by shatter up resolution in what used to be Adesanya’s UFC debut.

“I’ve fought nothing but No. 1 contenders,” Whittaker stated submit-strive against. “I’ve already ran the gauntlet. All people that had a title shot if they beat me, I beat. That’s it.

“I relish Marvin, I say. He’s alright. Nevertheless I judge there’s fights he peaceable desires to manufacture. I don’t judge he’s fought the head three dudes, the head five dudes, genuinely. Nevertheless he can wait his flip. Let me have my strive against, and then he can strive against the winner of that. Serene down.”

As for when, or the build,  any rematch with Adesanya would possibly maybe well salvage situation, Whittaker has some definite solutions on the field.

“I’ll run home and witness at my accidents, because that used to be a robust strive against,” Whittaker stated. “Nevertheless I judge the borders in Fresh Zealand are essentially the most attention-grabbing they’ve ever been, so September I judge we can win a packed out exhibit and pump the trade down there and the MMA trade as a total.”


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