Title Unification Fight: Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 in Melbourne




Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya

 

The current middleweight champion Australian Robert Whittaker and interim champion Israel Adesanya of Nigeria will compete in a unification match at UFC 243 on October 6, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, according to the Brazilian MMA outlet Combate.

Robert Whittaker is 28 years old. The fighter is the current UFC Middleweight title holder and has a professional record of 20 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws (11-2-0 UFC).

Robert Whittaker’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
June 9, 2018 UFC 225 – Whittaker vs. Romero 2 Yoel Romero Win Decision (Split), Round 5
July 8, 2017 UFC 213 – Romero vs. Whittaker Yoel Romero Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 5
April 15, 2017 UFC on Fox 24 – Johnson vs. Reis Ronaldo Souza Win TKO (Head Kick and Punches), Round 2
November 26, 2016 UFC Fight Night 101 – Whittaker vs. Brunson Derek Brunson Win TKO (Head Kick and Punches), Round 1
April 23, 2016 UFC 197 – Jones vs. St. Preux Rafael Natal Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
November 14, 2015 UFC 193 – Rousey vs. Holm Uriah Hall Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3

 

Israel Adesanya, whose age is 29, holds a record of 17 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws (6-0-0 UFC). The Nigerian fighter is currently ranked #1 in the division and possesses the interim belt.

Israel Adesanya’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
April 13, 2019 UFC 236 – Holloway vs. Poirier Kelvin Gastelum Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 5
February 9, 2019 UFC 234 – Adesanya vs. Silva Anderson Silva Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
November 3, 2018 UFC 230 – Cormier vs. Lewis Derek Brunson Win TKO (Knees and Punches), Round 1
July 6, 2018 UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale Brad Tavares Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 5
April 14, 2018 UFC on Fox 29 – Poirier vs. Gaethje Marvin Vettori Win Decision (Split), Round 3
February 10, 2018 UFC 221 – Romero vs. Rockhold Rob Wilkinson Win TKO (Knees and Punches), Round 2

 

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