LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Robert Whittaker celebrates after his victory over Yoel Romero in their interim UFC middleweight championship bout during the UFC 213 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Oh, sorry, I read that wrong. Middleweight champ Robert Whittaker is out of tonight’s UFC 234 headliner because he has a hernia. Not a hyena.

Anyway, UFC 234 is coming to us from Australia, so this was supposed to be the perfect opportunity for Whittaker to gain fans at home by beating down Kelvin Gastelum.

Now he might be facing surgery because of a hernia in his abdomen.

Here’s ESPN’s Brett Okamoto with the scoop: