In a breaking news report from ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White says Whittaker suffered a hernia in his abdomen late last night and will not be able to compete.
Elevated to the co-main is the lightweight matchup between American Lando Vannata and Brazilian Marcos Mariano.
He later said Whittaker would be undergoing surgery on Sunday for the problem.
Wizards quiet with trade deadline looming
Ahead of Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, it is highly plausible that the Wizards make another move or two. Porter stuffs the stat sheet, but has still yet to average more than 15 points per game in a season.
The UFC will stage its first pay-per-view of 2019 from Australia, and fight fans at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne - home of the Australian Open - will see two massive middleweight matchups.
With next to no time to find a replacement for Whittaker all the way out in Australia, UFC 234 turned to its old superstar in Silva to headline the event.
Gastelum's manager, Ali Abdelaziz, appeared on ESPN Radio following the news of Whittaker's withdrawal and said he believes his client will be compensated by the UFC brass.
Those plans will now be delayed, given Gastelum is next in line for a title shot before the victor of the Adesanya-Silva showdown.
The showers will be most frequent in the west and north, with a continued risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Victoria Jones - PA Images via Getty ImagesA woman battles strong winds on London's Waterloo bridge on Friday.
And we know she makes a pretty scrumptious avocado toast , fresh-baked banana bread and a ideal roast chicken. The duke and duchess are expected to welcome their bundle of joy to the world in the United Kingdom spring.
The National Vaccine Information Center, which opposes mandatory vaccination laws, said it opposed that bill and the current one. Most of the outbreaks we have seen over the years have started in areas where there are high numbers of unvaccinated children.
The problem is that Cotten was the only person who knew the password to access up to $190 million in customer funds. The money is now "unavailable and some of it may be lost", according to court filings by Robertson.
The US President thanked the UAE, Germany and Saudi Arabia for their increased financial commitments as part of the coalition. Officials say that the USA withdrawal will happen, although at a slower pace than Trump first intended.
Respect for the opposition is one of his guiding principles but it was also easy to discern the message for his team. Arsenal travel to Huddersfield Town on Saturday afternoon. "We know that defensively we need to do better".
U.S. distillate stocks fell by 2.3 million barrels, while inventories of other refined fuels dropped by 2.9 million barrels. The sanctions aim to block USA refiners from paying into PDVSA accounts controlled by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
The Gunners will face Belarusian side BATE Borisov in the last 32 of the competition starting with the first leg next week. United are expected to make a decision on their manager at the end of the season.
Diesel cars dropped from a 55% share of the European market - the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain - in 2014, to 36% in 2017. Sunderland ultimately voted to leave by 61% - making it one of the most pro-Brexit cities in the UK.
The pole has been the friend of navigators for millennia, beckoning compass needles from virtually every point on the planet. Airport runway names are based on their direction toward magnetic north , and their names change when the sticks moved.
Frank Robinson dies at 83
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred released the following statement in the wake of Robinson's passing. Robinson is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann, and two children, Frank Kevin and Nichelle.
Measles cases in Europe `highest in decade´
Some 82,596 people in 47 of 53 countries contracted measles , the highest number this decade and three times the figure in 2017. The Regional Office is working with these countries to implement a coordinated strategy to address targeted programme areas.
Grizzlies trade Marc Gasol to Toronto
Ujiri made two moves just prior to the 2017 deadline, acquiring Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic and P.J. ET deadline passes it could be an interesting, albeit stressful, time for Lowry and others.
Surprising find for NIWA scientists in year-old seal poo
Although it's remarkable the USB stick survived the ordeal, it's nevertheless a bad sign for the seals and their environment. This raised some concern, since swallowing an object this big could potentially injure or kill a leopard seal.
Women in white: Democrats draw contrast at Trump's address
Since Republicans expressed more enthusiasm for Trump's message than Democrats, he might have unintentionally angled toward them. Eric Trump , Donald Trump Jr. and Tiffany Trump applaud as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address .
Facebook Messenger finally lets you delete texts for real
You're not the only one! Facebook cited the resultant increased security in Zuck's obtaining the Messenger unsend feature early. TL;DR Facebook is releasing a feature through which users can delete messages sent through Messenger .