Skip to main content
"The Reaper"
Robert Whittaker
#1 Middleweight Division • 22-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 10
    Wins by Knockout
  • 5
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 41% 41%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
774
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1901
Grappling accuracy 57% 57%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
4
Takedowns Attempted
7
4.82
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.65
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.37
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
61
%
Sig. Str. Defense
84
%
Takedown Defense
0.75
Knockdown Ratio
12:20
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
633 (82%)
Clinch
73 (9%)
Ground
68 (9%)

Sig. Str. by target

70% 542 Head 13% 101 Body 17% 131 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
10 (45%)
DEC
7 (32%)
SUB
5 (23%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Otahuhu, Australia
Trains at
PMA, Padstow NSW, Australia
Age
29
Height
72.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 16, 2012
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
43.00
Q & A

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

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.

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.

Cheer Robert Whittaker in style.
Shop for him latest apparel from the official UFC store.
Behind-the-scenes access & Fan only fights every month.
Get unlimited access to the world’s largest fight library, international fights, prelim bouts, and exclusive video.