UFC 248 Fight Card Update: Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier




Robert Whittaker faces Jared Cannonier

 

Former UFC middleweight champion Australian Robert Whittaker will clash with Jared Cannonier of United States at UFC 248 on March 7, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, UFC announced on social media.

Robert Whittaker is 29 years old. The fighter holds #1 spot in the UFC Middleweight rankings and has a professional record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws (11-3-0 UFC).

Robert Whittaker’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
October 5, 2019 UFC 243 – Whittaker vs. Adesanya Israel Adesanya Loss KO (Punches), Round 2
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

 

Jared Cannonier, whose age is 35, holds a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws (6-4-0 UFC). The American fighter is currently ranked #4 in the division.

Jared Cannonier’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
September 28, 2019 UFC Fight Night 160 – Hermansson vs. Cannonier Jack Hermansson Win TKO (Punches), Round 2
May 11, 2019 UFC 237 – Namajunas vs. Andrade Anderson Silva Win TKO (Leg Kick), Round 1
November 3, 2018 UFC 230 – Cormier vs. Lewis David Branch Win TKO (Punches), Round 2
May 19, 2018 UFC Fight Night 129 – Maia vs. Usman Dominick Reyes Loss TKO (Punches), Round 1
December 16, 2017 UFC on Fox 26 – Lawler vs. dos Anjos Jan Blachowicz Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
July 7, 2017 UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale Nick Roehrick Win TKO (Elbows), Round 3

 

The current event’s fight card is as follows:

Strawweight title fight
Weili Zhang Vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Neil Magny Vs Jingliang Li
Robert Whittaker Vs Jared Cannonier

 

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