• Sat, Feb 12, 2022
Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Saturday, February 12 at the Toyota Center in Houston, USA Israel «The Last Stylebender» Adesanya will meet Robert «The Reaper» Whittaker for UFC title in a 5-round middleweight bout.

Israel Adesanya
Israel Adesanya
The Last Stylebender
Robert Whittaker
Robert Whittaker
The Reaper
Country New ZealandNew Zealand
Lagos, Nigeria
AustraliaAustralia
South Auckland, New Zealand
Age 32 years 31 years
Pro 9 years 12 years
Height 6′ 4″ (193 cm) 6′ 0″ (183 cm)
Reach 80″ (203 cm) 73½″ (187 cm)
Division middleweight
(185 lbs / 83,9 kg)
middleweight
(185 lbs / 83,9 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles
UFC (middleweight)
-
Record 21 - 1 - 0
(15 KOs)
23 - 5 - 0
(9 KOs)
KOs 71% 39%
Inactive 245 days 301 days
Advant.
Israel Adesanya won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, February 12 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Israel Adesanya versus Robert Whittaker?

  • ESPN+ (USA)

Adesanya vs. Whittaker Full Fight Highlights

Adesanya vs. Whittaker Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, February 12?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
middleweight (185 lbs)Israel AdesanyaRobert WhittakerFor UFC tit.
heavyweight (265 lbs)Derrick LewisTai Tuivasa
middleweight (185 lbs)Jared CannonierDerek Brunson
bantamweight (135 lbs)Kyler PhillipsMarcelo Rojo
lightweight (155 lbs)Nasrat HaqparastBobby Green
heavyweight (265 lbs)Andrei ArlovskiJared Vanderaa
flyweight (125 lbs)Roxanne ModafferiCasey O'Neill
flyweight (125 lbs)Alex PerezMatt Schnell
light heavyweight (205 lbs)William KnightMaxim Grishin
bantamweight (135 lbs)Ronnie LawrenceMana Martinez
lightweight (155 lbs)Alexander HernandezRenato Moicano
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Carlos UlbergFabio Cherant
middleweight (185 lbs)Jacob MalkounAJ Dobson
bantamweight (135 lbs)D. Silva de AndradeSergey Morozov
welterweight (170 lbs)Jeremiah WellsMike Mathetha
Israel «The Last Stylebender» Adesanya

Israel «The Last Stylebender» Adesanya

Israel Adesanya is a New Zealand MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Adesanya has been performing for 9 years.

Israel was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on July 22, 1989.
He currently resides in Auckland, New Zealand.

Last fight

The last fight of Israel Adesanya took place on June 12, 2021 against Marvin VettoriMarvin Vettori.
Adesanya won by unanimous decision (UD).

Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori 

Israel Adesanya's last fight

First world title

On October 5, 2019 Israel Adesanya became the UFC middleweight champion.
The New Zealand defeated world champion Robert Whittaker.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 22
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 15
  • Wins by subm: 0
  • Wins by dec: 6
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Israel Adesanya have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-07-02 Jared Cannonier Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-02-12 Robert Whittaker Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-06-12 Marvin Vettori Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-03-06 Jan Blachowicz Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-09-26 Paulo Costa Win
TKO (Punches and Elbows)
2020-03-07 Yoel Romero Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-10-05 Robert Whittaker Win
KO (Punches)
2019-04-13 Kelvin Gastelum Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-02-09 Anderson Silva Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-11-03 Derek Brunson Win
TKO (Knees and Punches)
2018-07-06 Brad Tavares Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-04-14 Marvin Vettori Win
Decision (Split)
2018-02-10 Rob Wilkinson Win
TKO (Knees and Punches)
2017-11-24 Stuart Dare Win
KO (Head Kick)
2017-07-28 Melvin Guillard Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-05-28 Murad Kuramagomedov Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-05-07 Andrew Flores Smith Win
TKO (Corner Stoppage)
2016-03-13 Dibir Zagirov Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-01-13 Vladimir Katykhin Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2015-09-19 Gele Qing Win
TKO (Elbows)
2015-09-05 Maui Tuigamala Win
KO (Kick to the Body)
2015-08-08 Kenan Song Win
TKO (Head Kick)
2013-06-15 John Vake Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-03-24 James Griffiths Win
TKO (Punches)

All Israel Adesanya's losses

Who all beat Israel Adesanya?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-03-06 Jan Blachowicz Loss
Decision (Unanimous)

Israel «The Last Stylebender» Adesanya Highlights

Robert «The Reaper» Whittaker

Robert «The Reaper» Whittaker

Robert Whittaker is an Australian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Whittaker has been performing for 12 years.

Robert was born in South Auckland, New Zealand, on December 20, 1990.
He currently resides in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Last fight

The last fight of Robert Whittaker took place on April 17, 2021 against Kelvin GastelumKelvin Gastelum.
Whittaker won by unanimous decision (UD).

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum 

Robert Whittaker's last fight

First world title

On July 8, 2017 Robert Whittaker became the UFC middleweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 28
  • Wins: 23
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Wins by subm: 5
  • Wins by dec: 9
  • Losses: 5
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Robert Whittaker have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-09-03 Marvin Vettori Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-02-12 Israel Adesanya Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-04-17 Kelvin Gastelum Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-10-24 Jared Cannonier Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-07-25 Darren Till Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-10-05 Israel Adesanya Loss
KO (Punches)
2018-06-09 Yoel Romero Win
Decision (Split)
2017-07-08 Yoel Romero Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-04-15 Ronaldo Souza Win
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2016-11-26 Derek Brunson Win
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2016-04-23 Rafael Natal Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-11-14 Uriah Hall Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-05-10 Brad Tavares Win
KO (Punches)
2014-11-07 Clint Hester Win
TKO (Knee and Punches)
2014-06-28 Mike Rhodes Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-02-22 Stephen Thompson Loss
TKO (Punches)
2013-08-28 Court McGee Loss
Decision (Split)
2013-05-25 Colton Smith Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-12-15 Bradley Scott Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-05-18 Jesse Juarez Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-03-23 Shaun Spooner Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-12-09 Ian Bone Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-10-30 Hoon Kim Loss
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2011-08-26 Corey Nelson Win
Submission (Armbar)
2011-06-03 Ben Alloway Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2010-10-08 Nate Thomson Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2010-06-05 Jay Cobain Win
Submission (Armbar)
2010-03-12 Nick Ariel Win
KO (Punch)
2009-11-20 Richard Walsh Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2009-03-14 Chris Tallowin Win
TKO (Punches)

All Robert Whittaker's losses

Who all beat Robert Whittaker?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-02-12 Israel Adesanya Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-10-05 Israel Adesanya Loss
KO (Punches)
2014-02-22 Stephen Thompson Loss
TKO (Punches)
2013-08-28 Court McGee Loss
Decision (Split)
2012-05-18 Jesse Juarez Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-10-30 Hoon Kim Loss
Submission (Triangle Choke)

Robert «The Reaper» Whittaker Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Adesanya to win: 1/3
  • Whittaker to win: 3/1
  • Draw: 23/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Adesanya or Whittaker?

Adesanya and Whittaker are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Israel Adesanya will win by technical knockout.

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