AKA

Robert
"The Reaper"
Whittaker

Stats

Fighting style: MMA
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 6' 0"
Reach: 73"
Leg reach: 43.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
Team: Tristar Gym (2013–2014) PMA Super Martial Arts, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Smeaton Grange Stand Strong Boxing
Nationality: Otahuhu, Australia
Residence: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Age: 33

Accolades

Recent win streak: 4
Wins by KO: 10
Wins by submission: 5
Wins by decision: 9
Avg. Sig. Strikes Per Event: 85

ATHLETE METRICS

STRIKING ACCURACY

Significant Strikes Attempted: 3156
Significant Strikes Landed: 1353

TAKEDOWN ACCURACY

Takedowns Attempted: 42
Takedowns Landed: 4

BIOGRAPHY

Robert Whittaker is an Australian mixed martial artist from New Zealand. He fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division and is currently the reigning champion. He rose to fame after winning The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, a team-based reality series which pitted teams of British and Australian fighters against each other for a UFC contract in 2012. Since then, he’s gone on to have a successful career in MMA, amassing an incredible 20 wins out of 22 professional bouts and becoming one of Australia’s most beloved champions.

Whittaker was born in Auckland, New Zealand but moved with his family to Menai in Sydney’s south when he was 11 years old. It wasn’t long before Robert discovered MMA; at age 15 he began training at gym owned by local fight promoter Paul ‘The Chief’ Stratford and soon developed an appetite for competition. In 2009 shortly after his 18th birthday, Robert won his first amateur bout via unanimous decision – beginning what would be a remarkable journey through the sport that continues today; as well as holding multiple titles such as Cage Fighting Championships Middleweight Champion 2013/2014 & 2018/2019 as well being named ‘Fighter Of The Year 2017’ by MMA News Wire Magazine among others

In February 2014 Robert signed with UFC – becoming only the second fighter from Australasia ever to do so – debuting against Claudio da Silva at UFC Fight Night 33 held on 7th December 2013 where he picked up a unanimous decision win over Da Silva Following this impressive performance Whittaker went on to enjoy huge success within the promotion – defeating some of its top Middleweight stars including Johny Hendricks and Derek Brunson whilst also securing memorable victories over Ronaldo Souza (Jacaré) Yoel Romero (twice), Darren Till & Kelvin Gastelum amongst many others His record stands at 8 wins vs 1 loss since moving up from welterweight class prior 2016 .

In 2017 Robert became Interim Champion following victory over Yoel Romero but had it stripped away due illness preventing him defend title unification bout versus Michael Bisping later that year . On 6 October 2018 however ,Robert earned undisputed claim middle weight throne following decisive 5 round win over Cuban powerhouse This marked first time ever Aussie born fighter become champion inside octagon , writing himself into history books despite still being only 28 years age . To date holds record 19-5 while headlining four PPV events all proving highly successful increasing popularity mainstream circles upon continent down under As result July 2019 been ranked #1 men’s pound-for-pound fighter according official rankings released by prominent media outlet Sherdog Currently awaiting return octagon facing off Paulo Costa August 2020 waiting see whether can continue run defending undefeated lightweight title

Fight History

Khamzat Chimaev
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Jun 22, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Chimaev
Paulo Costa
Robert Whittaker: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 17, 2024
UFC 298: Volkanovski vs. Topuria
298
Dricus Du Plessis
Robert Whittaker: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 2:23
Sat. Jul 08, 2023
UFC 290: Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez
290
Marvin Vettori
Robert Whittaker: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 03, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa
Israel Adesanya
Robert Whittaker: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 5
Sat. Feb 12, 2022
UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2
271
Kelvin Gastelum
Robert Whittaker: Winner
by in Round @ 5:00
Sat. Apr 17, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum
Jared Cannonier
Robert Whittaker: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 24, 2020
UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje
254
Darren Till
Robert Whittaker: Winner
by Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jul 25, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Till

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Robert Whittaker Record?
UFC fighter Robert Whittaker has a record of 25 wins, 7 losses, and 0 draws.

Robert Whittaker Height?
UFC fighter Robert Whittaker stands at a height of 6′ 0″.

Robert Whittaker Vs Israel Adesanya?
At UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2, Israel Adesanya successfully defended his middleweight title in a rematch against Robert Whittaker.

Robert Whittaker Wife?
Sofia Whittaker is the wife of UFC fighter Robert Whittaker.

Robert Whittaker Ufc?
Robert Whittaker is a top-ranked UFC fighter in the Middleweight division, known for his exceptional striking, grappling abilities, and cardio endurance.

Robert Whittaker Age?
UFC fighter Robert Whittaker is currently 32 years old.

Robert Whittaker Vs Dricus Du Plessis?
In a full UFC fight, Robert Whittaker faced off against Dricus Du Plessis, a matchup that was broadcasted on YouTube.

Robert Whittaker Net Worth?
As of 2022, UFC fighter Robert Whittaker's net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

Robert Whittaker Sherdog?
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