Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Whittaker vs Hermansson?
Robert Whittaker could potentially face Jack Hermansson, in Spring 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 24 wins, 7 loses 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 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Hermansson would have a slight advantage in power over Whittaker, with a 48% knock out percentage over Whittaker's 38%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hermansson would have a slight advantage over Whittaker, with a 26% submission rate over Whittaker's 21%.
Robert Whittaker is the younger man by 3 years, at 32 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 9 more professional rounds, 81 to Hermansson's 72.
Whittaker vs Hermansson form
Robert Whittaker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Marvin Vettori at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Jared Cannonier at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Jack Hermansson has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Roman Dolidze at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Jack Hermansson has been fighting more than Robert Whittaker.
Robert Whittaker last fought 2 months and 18 days ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing was 9 months and 23 days ago.
Whittaker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. 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 2 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 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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