Robert
Whittaker
18-4-0( S-N-U )
Current Rank: #6 Middleweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Performance of the Night / 2 Fight of the Night

Vergangene Kämpfe

Talentübersicht

Charts werden aus 10 Kampfausgängen ermittelt.
Rekord: 18-4-0
Zusammenfassung: Unorthodox striking

Fighter Info

Spitzname: The Reaper
Heimatort: Middlemore New Zealand
Heimatstadt: Sydney, NSW Australia
Alter: 26
Größe: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Gewicht: 185 amerikanische Pfund ( 84 kg )
Reach 73"
Leg Reach 43"

Striking

Versuchte Schläge
0
1244
42% erfolgreich
517
Arten erfolgreicher Schläge
0
517
80% im Stand
11%
415
56
46
Verteidigung gegen Strikes
63
%

Grappling

Takedowns gesamt
0
6
67% erfolgreich
4
Arten erfolgreicher Takedowns
 
 
Subm.
Ausbrüche
Sweeps
0
9
0
Takedown Defense
94
%
Prozentsatz verhinderter Takedowns
Ergebnis Kämpfer Event-News Str TD Sub Ausbr Methode Replay Awards
Win
Robert Whittaker
26.11.2016
33
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Fight of the Night
Win
Robert Whittaker
23.04.2016
89
62
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Robert Whittaker
14.11.2015
45
67
0
1
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Robert Whittaker
09.05.2015
2
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Robert Whittaker
07.11.2014
49
28
1
0
0
0
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Win
Robert Whittaker
28.06.2014
66
47
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Robert Whittaker
22.02.2014
19
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Robert Whittaker
28.08.2013
88
48
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Robert Whittaker
25.05.2013
33
53
0
1
1
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Robert Whittaker
14.12.2012
83
55
0
1
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biographie

TRAINING: Wake up, spend time with my wife and boy, then head out to a session -> come home, eat, rest, session -> eat, rest, session -> session, session -> Home, eat, sleep  

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), nine by knockout

• Six 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

• Five fights at middleweight (5-0)

• On five-fight winning streak
 

Karriere

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