Autumn/Fall 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
24-6-0
23-7-0

The tape

31
Age
34
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
77.6" / 197 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5UD 5UD 3UD 5
Form
UD 3SD 5UD 3UD 5SUB 1
24
Wins
23
9
By KO
11
38
KO%
48
5
By Sub
6
21
SUB%
26
6
Losses
7
2
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
30
Bouts
30
79
Rounds
70
5 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 58 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
8

Robert Whittaker vs Jack Hermansson preview

When is Whittaker vs Hermansson?

Robert Whittaker could potentially face Jack Hermansson, in Autumn/Fall 2021.

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, 6 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, 7 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 31 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, 79 to Hermansson's 70.

Whittaker vs Hermansson form

Robert Whittaker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had won against Darren Till at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.

Jack Hermansson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, 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.

He had defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

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

Robert Whittaker last fought 2 months and 26 days ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing was 4 months and 6 days ago.

Whittaker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Hermansson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Whittaker vs Hermansson?

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