Robert
Whittaker
16-4-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #8 Middleweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night / 1 Fight of the Night

Curriculum Combattimenti

Analisi Abilità

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Record: 16-4-0
Sommario: Unorthodox striking

Fighter Info

Da: Middlemore New Zealand
Vive A: Sydney, NSW Australia
Età: 25
Altezza: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Peso: 185 libbre ( 84 kg )
Reach 73"
Leg Reach 4"

Striking

Totale Colpi Sferrati
0
1010
Successo 39%
395
Tipi di Colpi Riusciti
0
395
79% In Piedi
12%
312
47
36
Colpi Difensivi
65
%
Percentuale dei colpi schivati

Lotta a Terra

Totale Takedown
0
6
Successo 67%
4
Tipi di Takedown Riusciti
 
 
Sottomissioni
Schivate
Sweep
0
9
0
Takedown Defense
92
%
Percentuale di Takedown schivati
Risultato Combattenti Evento Striking Takedown Sottomissioni Schivate Metodo Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Robert Whittaker
UFC 197: Cormier vs. Jones 2
apr 23, 2016
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Win
Robert Whittaker
nov 14, 2015
45
67
0
1
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Robert Whittaker
mag 9, 2015
2
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Robert Whittaker
nov 7, 2014
49
28
1
0
0
0
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Win
Robert Whittaker
giu 28, 2014
66
47
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Robert Whittaker
feb 22, 2014
19
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Robert Whittaker
ago 28, 2013
88
48
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Robert Whittaker
mag 25, 2013
33
53
0
1
1
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Robert Whittaker
dic 14, 2012
83
55
0
1
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biografia

TRAINING: Training varies depending on what I need to work on. It’s generally two sessions a day and I get as much as I can out of them. Balance that with R and R and it makes a happy fighter.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in ‘09. I’ve always loved competing in sports and I’ve always loved the thrill of the fight.

What ranks and titles have you held?
I’ve been ranked high in Australian MMA and I hold the Super Fight Australia Welterweight belt. TUF Smashes welterweight winner.

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
For me to fight in the UFC is the biggest honor and privilege in my fighting career. It is a way to provide for my family whilst doing the sport that I love most. It also allows me to show the world my fighting ability.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as an apprentice electrician for Railcorp.

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
I have a black belt in Karate, a black belt in Hapkido and a purple belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Ground and pound

Favorite striking technique: The one that lands
 
• Pro since 2009
 
• Five wins by submission (3 RNC, 2 armbar), seven by knockout
 
• Four first-round finishes
 
• Holds 2011 submission win over TUF Smashes teammate Ben Alloway
 
• Born in New Zealand but raised in Australia from a very early age
 
• Two fights at middleweight (2-0)
 

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