Robert Whittaker

Everything you need to know about Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker is a New Zealand-born Australian welterweight fighter currently signed to the UFC, and is the current middleweight champion after winning the title at UFC 213. He is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a black belt in Hapkido and Karate. He trains out of PMA Super Martial Arts in Menai, New South Wales, Australia and Tristar in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He wins significantly over Benny Alloway and Colton Smith. He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes in the welterweight division as well as the winner of “Knockout of the Season”. Of his eleven career wins, ten have been finished with equal numbers of submissions and T/KOs.

Robert Whittaker
Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker is a New Zealand-born Australian welterweight fighter currently signed to the UFC, and is the current middleweight champion after winning the title at UFC 213. He is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a black belt in Hapkido and Karate. He trains out of PMA Super Martial Arts in Menai, New South Wales, Australia and Tristar in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He wins significantly over Benny Alloway and Colton Smith. He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes in the welterweight division as well as the winner of “Knockout of the Season”. Of his eleven career wins, ten have been finished with equal numbers of submissions and T/KOs.

Fighter Details

NameRobert Whittaker
NicknameThe Reaper
Age28
Date of Birth1990.12.20
Weight ClassMiddleweight
Last Weigh-In185.0 lbs
Height6’0″ (182cm)
Reach73.5″ (187cm)
BornNew Zealand
Pro MMA Record20-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Current Streak9 Wins
Last FightJune 09, 2018 in UFC
AffiliationPMA Super Martial Arts Centre
Career Disclosed Earnings$805,000 USD
Fighting out ofMenai, New South Wales, Australia

Robert Whittaker Family (Wife and Children)

Sofia Whittaker

Talking about his personal life, he is a happily married man. He married to Sofia. The couple is blessed with three children, John, Lilliana, and Jack. The couple, as well as the family of Robert Whittaker, is currently enjoying a happy and blissful family life with no signs of discomfort and separation. Furthermore, he has not been linked with any sort of rumors, controversy, and affairs as he seems to be a professional MMA athlete who seems to be more focused on developing his MMA career rather being involved in any nuisance which could hamper his career.

Robert Whittaker Parents

Robert John Whittaker was born on 20th December 1990 in South Auckland, New Zealand. His father, Jack enrolled him and his brother, Stephen, in a Goju-Ryu Karate school. After earning his black belt, his father offered him to change to another sport or drop Karate altogether. Though his brother decided to drop out, he switched to a Hapkido gym, run by Henry Perez. After his parents separated in 2000, his father looked after him and his brother as a single dad.

Robert Whittaker Net Worth

Whittaker has earned a huge amount of money from his highly successful career as an MMA athlete. Even though there is no exact amount of total earning that he has generated through his career. Similarly, there are no official details concerning his net worth but looking and examining his professional career, his total net worth could be around $1 million.

Robert Whittaker Next Fight

Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4) will meet interim titleholder Israel Adesanya (17-0) in a unification fight in the main event of UFC 243 ESPN+ PPV on 5th October. This will be Whittaker’s first fight since last June when he defeated Yoel Romero by five-round split decision at UFC 225 in what was supposed to be his first middleweight title defense. Romero missed weight by .2 pounds, making it a non-title contest.