Robert Whitaker and Darren Till agreed to fight under special rules


Retrieved 30 April 2020, 23:47 IST

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Former UFC Middleweight Champion, Robert Whitaker The UFC was set to return its octagon on August 15, 2020 as part of the Dublin Card. On his return, Whitaker was ready for a clash with the middleweight newcomers Darren Till. However, the status of the UFC Dublin card remains uncertain at the moment.

The UFC itself will bring back a grand return with several events for the month of May next month. However, due to the large number of fighters free of charge due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Rob Whitaker has decided to offer an interesting fight to ‘The Gorilla’.

Robert Whitaker offers an interesting fight to Darren Till

With the gym currently closed due to the global COVID-19 crisis, Robert Whitaker and Darren Till appear to be living in isolation. However, the two men are still scheduled to fight in the UFC’s middleweight division for August.

Whitaker, however, has agreed to face Till in a 1955-pound fight under the Capweight division rules, as the two men will wait until August to enjoy their “chips and chips” and finally “lighten” when they square-off. This year.

Catchweight Bout has finally agreed and it remains to be seen if the UFC is really interested in booking two people under these two unique rules.

When will UFC Dublin be scheduled?

UFC Dublin is scheduled for August 15 and will be held at 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland. As of yet, Whitaker and Till still have the potential to make the card the main-event. However, it remains to be seen whether the UFC will proceed with the show as usual or simply turn it into a “behind closed door” event.