Kelvin Gastelum Calls Out Robert Whittaker For Title Fight, Following Saturday’s Quick Destruction Of Bisping

Rising UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum shocked the world this morning. with a first round knockout of former champion Michael Bisping, in today’s UFC Fight Night 122 main event from Shanghai.

As he should have, Kelvin immediately called for a title shot against interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker.

Taking to the post fight mic, Gastelum stated his case, with an emphasis on the fact that he beat the man who was just champion three-weeks ago.

Here’s what Kelvin said:

“I heard Robert Whittaker needs a main event over in Australia for February and I’m up the challenge.” Kelvin Gastelum stated in his UFC Fight Night 122 post fight interview. “You guys say I beat up all the elderly, and Robert Whittaker is definitely not an elderly, he’s probably my age, so I’m up for the challenge. Anything can happen in the sport of MMA, you know. I feel like Robert Whittaker and I should be next. We’re two young guys who haven’t even hit our prime yet, and I just beat the guy who was the guy so I think I should be next.”

“He (Michael Bisping) was the middleweight champion three weeks ago.”

Here’s his full post-fight interview: