Jun 22 2024
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
25-7-0
KO 1
KO 1
15-1-0

The tape

33
Age
31
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDUDUD
Form
KOKOSUBUDSUB
25
Wins
15
9
By KO
6
36
KO%
40
5
By SUB
5
20
SUB%
33
7
Loses
1
3
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2012
32
Bouts
16
84
Rounds
30
6 hours, 18 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 53 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

3
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
-

Robert Whittaker vs Ikram Aliskerov report

Who won Whittaker vs Aliskerov?

Robert Whittaker beat Ikram Aliskerov by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 22nd June 2024 at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Whittaker vs Aliskerov stats

Robert Whittaker stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Ikram Aliskerov made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

This was Robert Whittaker's 22nd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2012. Ikram Aliskerov marked his 3rd fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2023.

Robert Whittaker's UFC record stood at 17-5-0, while Ikram Aliskerov's came in at 2-1-0.

The stats suggested Aliskerov had a slight advantage in power over Whittaker, with a 40% knock out percentage over Whittaker's 36%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Aliskerov had an advantage over Whittaker, with a 33% submission rate over Whittaker's 20%.

Robert Whittaker was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Aliskerov had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Whittaker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Aliskerov, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 85 to Aliskerov's 31.

Whittaker vs Aliskerov form

Robert Whittaker had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Paulo Costa at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Marvin Vettori at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Before that, he had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

He had defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Whittaker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Aliskerov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

What time did Whittaker vs Aliskerov start?

The fighters were expected to walk out at around 9:10 PM UTC , which was 5:10 PM EST or 2:10 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:10 PM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Whittaker vs Aliskerov?

Robert Whittaker was a 18/25 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Ikram Aliskerov made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.

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