Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
25-7-0
24-8-0

The tape

33
Age
36
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
77.6" / 197 cm

Full record

UD 3KO 2UD 3UD 5UD 5
Form
UD 5KO 2UD 3SD 5UD 3
25
Wins
24
9
By KO
11
36
KO%
46
5
By Sub
6
20
SUB%
25
7
Losses
8
3
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
32
Bouts
32
84
Rounds
77
6 hours, 18 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 32 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

3
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
11

Robert Whittaker vs Jack Hermansson preview

When is Whittaker vs Hermansson?

Robert Whittaker could potentially face Jack Hermansson, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Whittaker vs Hermansson stats

Robert Whittaker would step 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.

Jack Hermansson would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggest Hermansson would have a slight advantage in power over Whittaker, with a 46% knock out percentage over Whittaker's 36%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hermansson would have a slight advantage over Whittaker, with a 25% submission rate over Whittaker's 20%.

Robert Whittaker is the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Hermansson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Whittaker. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Whittaker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Hermansson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, 84 to Hermansson's 77.

Whittaker vs Hermansson form

Robert Whittaker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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.

Jack Hermansson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Joseph Pyfer at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer on 10th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Roman Dolidze at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had won against Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had lost to Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had beaten Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jack Hermansson has been fighting more than Robert Whittaker.

Robert Whittaker last fought 3 months and 28 days ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing was 4 months and 4 days ago.

Whittaker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Hermansson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Whittaker vs Hermansson?

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