Robert Whittaker’s Team Issues Statement On UFC 234 Removal

Robert Whittaker’s career has been put on hold after the reigning UFC middleweight champion was forced into emergency surgery for an abdominal hernia.

6 Degrees Management, Whittaker’s team, revealed that he underwent duel surgery for “a twisted and collapsed bowel in addition to an internal hernia of the intestine.”

Whittaker is expected to make a full recovery, but he will remain in the hospital for several days.