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Dana White explained why Darren Till will debut at 185lbs against Kelvin Gastelum

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Former welterweight title challenger from the United Kingdom, Darren Till is all set to fight Kelvin Gastelum on November 2 at UFC 244 which is scheduled to take place at the Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Fans have given the UFC a lot of flake for making this fight as Till is coming off of a knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC London in March earlier this year. Before that he lost in a welterweight title fight against Tyron Woodley in September last year.

Dana White explained why Darren Till will debut at 185lbs against Kelvin Gastelum - White

Now UFC president Dana White has explained the reason behind booking this fight in an interview with MMA Fighting.

We did [talk to him about it], he said ‘that’s the fight I want’. We went to him and said ‘are you sure this is the fight you want?’,” White said. “He’s moving up, are you sure Gastelum is the fight [you want]?

He says that’s the fight I want. Love it.”

Earlier this month, Till had said that he didn’t care which weight class he fought or whichever fighter he fought as he was ready for all of them.

I haven’t thought about it much, Let’s do middle, let’s do welter—let’s do every f*cking weight because at the end of the day I’m really not scared of any man.” (H/T –

Who do you guys think wins this fight?


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