UFC 234 live coverage: Anderson Silva vs. Israel Adesanya

Following a withdrawal from the card by UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker due to a hernia just before the event was about to start, UFC 234 will be headlined by a non-title contest pitting Anderson Silva (34-8) against Israel Adesanya.(15-0). Adesanya’s flashy style has drawn comparisons to Silva and now Adesanya will have the opportunity to compete against the all time great. Follow round-by-round, fight-by-fight action with us. Also on the card from Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia will be Lando Vannata (9-3-2) versus Marcos Rosa Mariano (6-4) in a lightweight feature and Ricky Simon (14-1) facing Rani Yahya (26-9) in a bantamweight bout. The top women’s bout of the night will be Montana De La Rosa (9-4) taking on unbeaten Nadia Kassem (5-0).