Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker

MMA Record: 23-5-0

Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker is a 30 year old Male fighter from Australia with a 23-5-0 pro MMA record. Whittaker most recently fought Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night on Saturday April 17, 2021. Robert Whittaker beat Kelvin Gastelum by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night in the Middleweight division.

Robert Whittaker has 23 wins with a 61% finish rate, including 9 by knockout, 5 by submission, 9 by decision.

Robert Whittaker is currently riding a 3 fight win streak.

Robert Whittaker's Last Fight

Robert Whittaker DEF Kelvin Gastelum
Decision R5 5:00

Bio Stats

  • Age 30
  • Reach 73.5' (186.7 cm)
  • Height 71.7' (182 cm)
  • Country Australia

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form WWWLW
  • Win breakdown 9 KO • 5 SUB • 9 DEC
  • Finish rate 61%
  • Loss breakdown 2 KO • 1 SUB • 2 DEC

Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker's Record Analysis


Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Win 22-5-0 Kelvin Gastelum DEC R5 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum 2021-04-17 Middleweight UFC
Win 21-5-0 Jared Cannonier DEC R3 5:00 UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje 2020-10-24 Middleweight UFC
Win 20-5-0 Darren Till DEC R5 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Till 2020-07-25 Middleweight UFC
Loss 20-4-0 Israel Adesanya KO/TKO R2 3:33 UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya 2019-10-05 Middleweight UFC
Win 19-4-0 Yoel Romero DEC R5 5:00 UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 2018-06-09 Middleweight UFC
Win 18-4-0 Yoel Romero DEC R5 5:00 UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker 2017-07-08 Middleweight UFC
Win 17-4-0 Ronaldo Souza KO/TKO R2 3:28 UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis 2017-04-15 Middleweight UFC
Win 16-4-0 Derek Brunson KO/TKO R1 4:07 UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson 2016-11-26 Middleweight UFC
Win 15-4-0 Rafael Natal DEC R3 5:00 UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux 2016-04-23 Middleweight UFC
Win 14-4-0 Uriah Hall DEC R3 5:00 UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm 2015-11-14 Middleweight UFC
Win 13-4-0 Brad Tavares KO/TKO R1 0:44 UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs. Hunt 2015-05-09 Middleweight UFC
Win 12-4-0 Clint Hester KO/TKO R2 2:43 UFC Fight Night 55: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2014-11-07 Middleweight UFC
Win 11-4-0 Mike Rhodes DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 43: Te Huna vs. Marquardt 2014-06-28 Welterweight UFC
Loss 11-3-0 Stephen Thompson KO/TKO R1 3:43 UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann 2014-02-22 Welterweight UFC
Loss 11-2-0 Court McGee DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 2013-08-28 Welterweight UFC
Win 10-2-0 Colton Smith KO/TKO R3 0:41 UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva 2 2013-05-25 Welterweight UFC
Win 9-2-0 Brad Scott DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson 2012-12-14 Welterweight UFC
Loss 9-1-0 Jesse Juarez DEC R5 5:00 CFC 21: Whittaker vs. Juarez 2012-05-18 Welterweight CFC
Win 8-1-0 Shaun Spooner KO/TKO R1 4:01 Regional circuit 2012-03-23 SFA
Win 7-1-0 Ian Bone KO/TKO R2 3:15 Regional circuit 2011-12-09 CFC
Loss 7-0-0 Hoon Kim SUB R1 3:01 Legend FC 6: 2011-10-30 Welterweight LFC
Win 6-0-0 Corey Nelson SUB R2 4:40 Regional circuit 2011-08-26 CFC
Win 5-0-0 Benny Alloway SUB R2 4:07 Regional circuit 2011-06-03 CFC
Win 4-0-0 Nate Thomson SUB R1 2:21 Regional circuit 2010-10-08 CFC
Win 3-0-0 Jay Cobain SUB R2 0:32 Regional circuit 2010-06-05 CFC
Win 2-0-0 Nick Ariel KO/TKO R2 2:50 Regional circuit 2010-03-12 CFC
Win 1-0-0 Richard Walsh SUB R2 2:40 Regional circuit 2009-11-20 CFC
Win 0-0-0 Chris Tallowin KO/TKO R1 Regional circuit 2009-03-14 XFC
Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker MMA Record: 23-5-0

Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Robert Whittaker

Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker's MMA career highlights

Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker's Professional MMA debut

Whittaker made his professional debut against Chris Tallowin on March 14, 2009, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Chris Tallowin who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Robert Whittaker beat Chris Tallowin by KO/TKO at of Round 1.

Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Whittaker made his debut in the UFC against Brad Scott on December 14, 2012, fighting on the main card of UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson having compiled a 9-2-0 professional MMA record.

Robert Whittaker beat Brad Scott by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Whittaker has gone on to fight a total of 17 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 14-3-0.

Winning the belt: Tournament Championship against Brad Scott

Whittaker won the Tournament Championship defeating Brad Scott on December 14, 2012 at UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson.

This was Whittaker's 1st UFC championship fight.

Robert Whittaker beat Brad Scott by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Winning the belt: UFC Interim Middleweight Championship against Yoel Romero

Whittaker won the UFC Interim Middleweight Championship defeating Yoel Romero on July 8, 2017 at UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker.

This was Whittaker's 2nd UFC championship fight.

Robert Whittaker beat Yoel Romero by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Middleweight Championship to Israel Adesanya

Whittaker lost his UFC Middleweight title to Israel Adesanya on October 5, 2019 at UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya.

The loss meant that Whittaker had made no successful defences of the UFC middleweight title.

Robert Whittaker lost to Israel Adesanya by KO/TKO at 3:33 of Round 2.

When was Robert Whittaker's last win?

Whittaker's last win came against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night on Saturday April 17, 2021. Robert Whittaker beat Kelvin Gastelum by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Who is Robert Whittaker's next opponent?

Whittaker is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Robert Whittaker's last loss?

Whittaker's last loss came against Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 on Saturday October 5, 2019. Robert Whittaker lost to Israel Adesanya by KO/TKO at 3:33 of Round 2.

How many UFC fights has Robert Whittaker had?

Whittaker has fought 17 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 14-3-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Robert Whittaker have?

Whittaker has knocked out 9 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Robert Whittaker have?

Whittaker has submitted 5 opponents.

How many times has Robert Whittaker been knocked out?

Whittaker has been knocked out 2 times.

How many times has Robert Whittaker been submitted?

Whittaker has been submitted 1 times.