Former interim title challenger Kelvin Gastelum is back this weekend against the top contender in the middleweight division Jared Cannonier. The fight will take place at the UFC’s Apex Facility in Las Vegas.
Jared Cannonier was enjoying a good run in the middleweight division, winning three fights in a row, all by knockout, before running into former champion Robert Whittaker in his last outing when he suffered a decision loss.
UFC Vegas 34: PRELIMS
Welterweight: Ramiz Brahimaj (9-3, 1-1 UFC) defeats Sasha Palatnikov (6-4, 1-2 UFC) by first-round submission
Lightweight: Ignacio Bahamondes (12-4, 1-1 UFC) defeats Roosevelt Roberts (10-3 1 NC, 4-3 1 NC UFC) by third-round KO
Light Heavyweight: William Knight (10-2, 3-1 UFC) defeats Fabio Cherant (7-3, 0-2 UFC) by first-round KO
Women’s bantamweight: Josiane Nunes (8-1, 1-0 UFC) defeats Bea Malecki (4-1, 2-1 UFC) by first-round KO
Men’s bantamweight: Brian Kelleher (23-12, 7-5 UFC) defeats Domingo Pilarte (8-3 1 NC, 0-2 1 NC UFC) by unanimous decision