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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