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Robert Whittaker reveals how ‘anger and hate’ towards Israel Adesanya ruined him in their first fight

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Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker rarely exudes many emotions before a fight, instead choosing to …read more

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Robert Whittaker picks Jared Cannonier over Derek Brunson: 'He's a tough dude with a very well-rounded skillset'

Having competed against both men, Robert Whittaker broke down the pivotal matchup between Jared Cannonier and Derek Brunson.
On the same night that Whittaker (23-5 MMA, 14-3 UFC) will attempt to …read more

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Robert Whittaker Explains The Predicament Kelvin Gastelum Is In

Former UFC Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker views fierce competition as the main hurdle in Kelvin Gastelum’s career.

#1 middleweight contender Robert Whittaker will go against Israel Adesanya in a rematch at …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch will be 'much more competitive'

Daniel Cormier expects Robert Whittaker to put up a much better fight in his rematch with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
Adesanya dethroned Whittaker to win the middleweight title at UFC …read more

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The MMA Hour with Robert Whittaker, Urijah Faber, Chatri Sityodtong, Kevin Holland, and Al Foran

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Robert Whittaker would “love” to get Israel Adesanya “on his back” in UFC 271 rematch

UFC 271 features a middleweight title fight rematch between Robert Whittaker (23-5 MMA) and Israel Adesanya (21-1 MMA) and goes down February 12th at the Toyota Center in Houston. Losing …read more

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Robert Whittaker on how grappling will play a factor vs. Israel Adesanya at UFC 271

Robert Whittaker has shown off his grappling prowess in recent wins, but will he do the same against Israel Adesanya?
Whittaker (23-5 MMA, 14-3 UFC) runs things back with UFC middleweight …read more

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UFC 271 official poster highlighted by Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker title rematch

More than two years after losing his middleweight title, Robert Whittaker will look to reclaim his belt from Israel Adesanya.
Whittaker (23-5 MMA, 14-3 UFC) challenges middleweight champion Adesanya (21-1 MMA, …read more

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Robert Whittaker explains what went wrong in first fight with Israel Adesanya: “My ego was something that affected me”

Robert Whittaker has explained what went wrong in his first fight with reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Whittaker (23-5 MMA) and Adesanya (21-1 MMA) initially collided for the promotions …read more

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Ahead of UFC 271 rematch, Robert Whittaker says ego cost him in loss to champ Israel Adesanya

It hasn’t been an easy path back to a title shot for former UFC champion Robert Whittaker.
After he lost the middleweight title to Israel Adesanya in October 2019, Whittaker has …read more

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UFC 271 Poster Drops For ‘Adesanya Vs Whittaker 2’

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will defend his 185-pound strap against former division titleholder Robert Whittaker atop the UFC 271 pay-per-view (PPV) event, …read more

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Robert Whittaker Supports Jake Paul’s Proposal For Increased UFC Perks

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker supports Jake Paul’s idea of the UFC brass providing healthcare to its fighters as well as other changes.

Whittaker is set to face middleweight champion …read more

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Adesanya wants to shut up Whittaker ‘worse than the first time’

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker fight for the UFC middleweight title at UFC 271 | Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

Israel Adesanya is motivated to …read more

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Israel Adesanya has message for Robert Whittaker ahead of their UFC 271 rematch: ‘This will be worse than the first time’

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and former titleholder Robert Whittaker are set to rematch in the UFC 271 main event on Feb. 12 in Houston, Texas, and ‘The Last Stylebender’ has …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya planning to ‘shut him up worse than the first time’ in rematch with Robert Whittaker

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With 2021 essentially in the books, all eyes in the MMA world now turn to 2022 and the biggest fights that will take …read more

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Israel Adesanya sends a warning to Robert Whittaker ahead of UFC 271 rematch: “This will be worse than the first time”

Israel Adesanya has sent a warning to Robert Whittaker ahead of their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 271. Adesanya (21-1 MMA) and Whittaker (23-5 MMA) are set to clash for …read more

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Israel Adesanya motivated to shut up Robert Whittaker 'worse than the first time' at UFC 271

Israel Adesanya had a nearly flawless performance when he dethroned then-champion Robert Whittaker, and he aims to top it at UFC 271.
Adesanya (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) knocked out Whittaker (23-5 …read more

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Robert Whittaker added as fully voiced companion in Skyrim mod: 'Might be my greatest achievement'

Robert Whittaker no longer kicks ass exclusively in the UFC. Now he’s punching dragons and other mythic creatures in the Skyrim world.
The former UFC middleweight champion has been added as …read more

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Take an inside look at Israel Adesanya’s UFC 271 training camp | Video

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya faces former champion Robert Whittaker in a rematch in the UFC 271 main event on Feb. 12 in Houston, Texas.

“The Last Stylebender” has …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya shows off capoeira kick in ‘UFC 271 Fight Camp’ for Robert Whittaker rematch

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A familiar opponent might require Israel Adesanya to break out some new tricks in their second go-around.
The reigning UFC middleweight champion has released …read more

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Video: Episode 1 of Israel Adesanya's training camp for Robert Whittaker rematch at UFC 271

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is gearing up for his highly anticipated rematch with Robert Whittaker.
Adesanya (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) will run things back with Whittaker (23-5 MMA, 14-3 UFC) …read more

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Robert Whittaker Enters Skyrim As Fully Voiced Companion Character

Your Skyrim journeys can now include former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker.

If you know anything about Whittaker, other than the fact that he is one of the best fighters in …read more

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Latest UFC 271 Fight Card, PPV Lineup

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Hats off to Israel Adesanya for booking his Robert Whittaker rematch for UFC 271 in February, a five-round do-over that will give “The Last …read more

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Dana White explodes after Israel Adesanya implies his rematch with Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 is not a done deal

UFC president Dana White has reacted angrily to Israel Adesanya’s implication that his rematch with Robert Whittaker isn’t a done deal. Dana White has often been involved in verbal spats …read more

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Fights on Tap: Adesanya vs. Whittaker II among 10 UFC bouts announced

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker fighting at UFC 243. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Israel Adesanya calls ‘cap’ on UFC 271 booking, Dana White fires back: ‘When have we ever f*cking lied?’

There seems to be some confusion over the status of Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2.
According to UFC President Dana White and Adesanya’s management, it’s a go. According to the …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2 Official For UFC 271

The Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch has now officially been announced for UFC 271 in the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, officially putting an end to the initial report …read more

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Israel Adesanya-Robert Whittaker Middleweight Title Rematch Official for UFC 271

A long-rumored middleweight title rematch between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker is now official for UFC 271. …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2 official for UFC 271 on Feb. 12

Israel Adesanya has his first fight of 2022 booked.
The UFC middleweight champion is set to defend his title against the man he won it from – Robert Whittaker. The two …read more

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Adesanya-Whittaker title rematch set for Feb. 12

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and former champ Robert Whittaker will meet for a second time Feb. 12 at UFC 271 in Houston, the promotion announced. …read more

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Till poses with Kinahan, again

Darren Till before his fight with Robert Whittaker on Fight Island in 2020. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Daniel Kinahan has …read more

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Video: Adesanya makes his anime debut

Israel Adesanya celebrates his win over Robert Whittaker at UFC 243. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

‘The Last Stylebender’ makes …read more

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Israel Adesanya’s Coach Says Whittaker Rematch Not A Done Deal

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is slated to face Robert Whittaker in a title rematch at UFC 271, but Adesanya’s coach says nothing is finalized and the fight could get …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2 reportedly in jeopardy for UFC 271: “They’re panicking”

A highly anticipated rematch between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker is apparently in jeopardy for UFC 271. Adesanya (21-1 MMA) and Whittaker (23-5 MMA) had originally squared off for the …read more

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Adesanya-Whittaker Rematch In Jeopardy

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was expected to defend his 185-pound title against former division champion Robert Whittaker as …read more

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