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Robert Whittaker Disputes Kelvin Gastelum’s Claim That He’s Been in a Lot of Wars

The latest season of “The Ultimate Fighter” kicked off last week with UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker featured alongside Kelvin Gastelum as rival coaches. …read more

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Whittaker: There are some ‘bad guys’ out there that couldn’t put me away

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker responds to Kelvin Gastelum’s notion of him being in ‘too many wars’. Top contender Kelvin Gastelum will be taking on the biggest fight of …read more

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Robert Whittaker responds to Kelvin Gastelum’s claim that he won’t be the same after Romero wars

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s last two fights — both of which pitted him against Yoel Romero — have been absolute wars. In these fights, both he and Romero sustained …read more

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What Wars? ‘Reaper’ Shoots Down Gassy Theory

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker admits his two fights against Yoel Romero were tough, but he can’t comprehend why Kelvin Gastelum felt the need to says …read more

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Robert Whittaker scoffs at Kelvin Gastelum’s claim he’s been in too many wars

LOS ANGELES — Last month, Kelvin Gastelum turned heads by claiming that UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been through too many wars over the years, and that his recent …read more

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A complete history of the UFC middleweight rankings

From Anderson Silva to Robert Whittaker, we break down the complete history of the UFC middleweight rankings. The UFC middleweight division has seen its top-10 change over the course of …read more

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Posted on August 31, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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MMA Injury Report: The latest on UFC champs Robert Whittaker and Daniel Cormier

It’s no secret that MMA is a grueling sport. Injuries occur everywhere from the training room to the cage, and sometimes even beyond that.
Injuries can cause the best set plans …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters episode 1 live discussion

Tune into FS1 on Wednesday, August 29th at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT for the premiere of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters, with coaches Kelvin Gastelum and Robert Whittaker. Yes, …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters – Back Where It All Started

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Season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter kicks off tonight on FS1 featuring heavyweights and women’s featherweights. Former TUF winners middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum …read more

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Robert Whittaker shares timeframe for Kelvin Gastelum fight

The newest season of The Ultimate Fighter, which will be coached by UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and top contender Kelvin Gastelum will debut tonight. Once the show has been …read more

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Robert Whittaker Not At Full Strength, but Has UFC Return on the Horizon

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Robert Whittaker is slated to put his UFC middleweight championship on the line against Kelvin Gastelum following their coaching stint on Season 28 of The Ultimate …read more

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Robert Whittaker: UFC Should Do More To Deter Fighters From Missing Weight

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker believes fighters will keep missing weight in the UFC because the punishment is not severe enough. The 27 year-old Australian had first-hand experience …read more

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Posted on August 28, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Video: Robert Whittaker TUF 28 media lunch

LOS ANGELES — Before the next TUF season premieres on Wednesday night, coach and UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker discusses his time on the show opposite future title challenger Kelvin …read more

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Robert Whittaker on getting title shots after missing weight, ‘It’s not fair’

Missing weight is never a good thing in the combat sports world. Which makes missing weight and then earning a title shot afterward a bit questionable.
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker …read more

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UFC champ Robert Whittaker hopes for early 2019 return after 'TUF 28' coaching gig

LOS ANGELES – It’s been a rough run for Robert Whittaker when it comes to injuries, and he’s dealing with them again.
But the UFC’s middleweight champion appears to be able …read more

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Robert Whittaker: UFC giving title shots to fighters who miss weight is ‘not fair’

LOS ANGELES — Robert Whittaker wants the punishments to be steep for fighters who miss weight. instead, the UFC seems to be going in the opposite direction.
Yoel Romero missed weight …read more

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Paulo Costa Says Robert Whittaker Isn’t so Good All Around

Paulo Costa says a fight with Robert Whittaker would be like any other bout for him. Costa is coming off a second-round TKO over Uriah Hall last month. The bout …read more

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Paulo Costa views Robert Whittaker’s skills as ‘not so good’

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa is not impressed with champion Robert Whittaker’s skills. It’s an understatement to say that Paulo Costa (12-0) has quickly risen up the ranks of the …read more

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Paulo Costa plans to KO Yoel Romero, swipe title from “regular fighter” Robert Whittaker

Paulo Costa has looked unstoppable since joining the UFC middleweight division, having authored decisive knockouts of Garreth McLellan, Oluwale Bamgbose, Johny Hendricks, and most recently, Uriah Hall.
On November 3, on …read more

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Unimpressed by champ Robert Whittaker, Paulo Costa eyes KO of Yoel Romero and title shot

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa didn’t get the opponent he had asked for, or even expected, for his next UFC outing.
But, currently set to meet former middleweight title challenger Yoel …read more

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Aussie Duo Tai Tuivasa, Tyson Pedro Both Sign New Six-Fight Contracts With The UFC

The current batch of Australians plying their trade in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is arguably the strongest ever, including current undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, women’s featherweight Megan Anderson, light …read more

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Chris Weidman explains why UFC didn’t give him title shot: “It kind of pisses me off”

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was hoping that he would get the next shot at reigning champion Robert Whittaker. Whittaker himself also seemed to be on board with this …read more

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Paulo Costa confident he could KO Robert Whittaker or Yoel Romero inside 2 rounds

Back in June, in the main event of UFC 225, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker stepped into the cage with Yoel Romero. Though Romero was not eligible to win the …read more

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