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Israel Adesanya vs. Kelvin Gastelum Set For Interim Title Fight at UFC 236

February 19, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum have a shot at becoming the interim middleweight champion while Robert Whittaker is on the mend. The UFC has announced per ESPN that Adesanya and Gastelum will face off at UFC 236 for the interim title.

The fight will determine the man who reigns while Whittaker is out due to an abdominal hernia that caused him to be pulled from UFC 234 at the last minute. He hopes for a return by this summer.

UFC 236 is set for April 13th at a venue still to be determined.