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Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

Main Event | UFC Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya
Robert "The Reaper" Whittaker

Adesanya
KO/TKO
Round 2

Israel Adesanya Robert Whittaker

"The Last Stylebender" "The Reaper"

17-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   20-4-0
Climbed to 18-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 20-5
-105 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   -125 (Slight Favorite)
Interim Champion   Title   Champion
Ng Nigeria   Nationality   Au Australia
Auckland, New Zealand   Fighting out of   Menai, New South Wales, Australia
30 years, 2 months, 1 week, 6 days   Age at Fight   28 years, 9 months, 2 weeks, 1 day
184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'4" (193cm)   Height   6'0" (182cm)
80.0" (203cm)   Reach   73.5" (187cm)
City Kickboxing   Gym   PMA Super Martial Arts Centre
UFC 243
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya
  • Date: Saturday 10.05.2019 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Marc Goddard
  • Venue: Marvel Stadium
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Daniel Cormier
  • Whittaker Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Adesanya Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Whittaker
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Whittaker vs. Adesanya Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 2446  
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KO/TKO
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Adesanya
39%
Whittaker
61%

Event Discussion

Zulizani
Zulizani

10.06.2019 | 4:49 PM ET

Australian MMA has fallen to just above Italian MMA. 
wnmoyerv
wnmoyerv

10.09.2019 | 1:08 PM ET

didnt age well

Mikey, hows that crow taste?
WaterShogun
WaterShogun

10.19.2019 | 8:23 PM ET


The Adensanya loss stung as a Whittaker fan, but it takes greatness to surpass greatness. As long as we get 3-4 matches between Adensanya-Whittaker-Costa while these guys can still throwdown in their primes then a great service to mma history will have been paid.

Adensanya-Costa
Costa-Whittaker
Adensanya-Whittaker-Costa II
This would be great, no matter how the fights play out they would be incredibly exciting. I feel Gastelum/Romero aren't going to hang with these three guys, and Cannonier is still to be tested against any of the aforementioned fighters. Middleweight has a lot of potential hopefully UFC can capitalize on the opportunities, and the fighters stay healthy.

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