The news, in which Whittaker reportedly suffered a hernia, initially came via ESPN's Brett Okamoto. "I was told it was not any weight-cutting related issue or anything like that".
ESPN's Ariel Helwani does not paint a pretty picture of what occurred that night.
Adesanya, 29, is now ranked sixth in the UFC Middleweight division, coming off a first round TKO victory against Derek Brunson at UFC 230 back in November.
It marks the second time Whittaker has been forced to withdraw from a scheduled title fight in Australia. Now, a year later, history has repeated itself with even worse timing for Dana White.
Venezuela's self-proclaimed 'president' Guaido isn't ruling out 'authorizing' United States intervention
Maduro's government has accused Guaido, who has galvanized Venezuela's opposition, of attempting to stage a US-directed coup. At the same time the United States has announced new sanctions on members of the Nicolas Maduro administration.
RBI Slashes Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points, Changes Stance to 'Neutral'
Developed economies too are altering stance, with the Reserve Bank of Australia governor this week shifting to neutral. Das, in his maiden monetary policy review, has moved away from the usual practice of announcement 2:30 pm.
Critics mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'brainless' Green New Deal
The Democrats are likely to meet resistance to their proposal in Congress, especially in the Republican-controlled Senate. Pelosi said the panel will "spearhead Democrats' work " on climate issues.
Kelvin Gastelum is trying to put a positive spin on losing his chance to fight for the middleweight title at UFC 234.
Despite being elevated to the main event, Adesanya's bout will remain a three-round fight. A lightweight clash between Lando Vannata and Marcos Rosa Mariano that was originally scheduled for the Fight Pass prelims has been moved to the pay-per-view lineup.
Silva, who is officially 1-4-1 in his last six fights, is returning from a two-year hiatus from fighting due to failed drug tests.
"The Ultimate Fighter 17" victor has been working for a chance at UFC gold for a long time.
There are a total of five fights on the main card.