Sep 03 2022
Saturday

Accor Arena, Paris, France

UFC Fight Night Paris
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-6-0

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broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

18-5-1

The tape

31
Age
28
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 3UD 5KO 2
Form
UD 5UD 5UD 5SUB 1UD 3
23
Wins
18
9
By KO
2
39
KO%
11
5
By Sub
9
22
SUB%
50
6
Losses
5
2
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2012
29
Bouts
24
76
Rounds
57
5 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 17 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
8

Robert Whittaker vs Marvin Vettori preview

When is Whittaker vs Vettori?

Robert Whittaker will fight Marvin Vettori, as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Paris, on Saturday 3rd September 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.

The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Whittaker vs Vettori stats

Robert Whittaker steps into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Marvin Vettori will make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Whittaker has a large advantage in power over Vettori, boasting at 39% knock out percentage over Vettori's 11%.

Robert Whittaker is the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Whittaker is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Vettori, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 19 more professional rounds, 76 to Vettori's 57.

Whittaker vs Vettori form

Robert Whittaker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had defeated 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.

He had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Marvin Vettori has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Karl Roberson at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Cezar Ferreira at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Robert Whittaker has been fighting more than Marvin Vettori.

Robert Whittaker last fought 5 months and 28 days ago, while Marvin Vettori's last outing was 9 months and 17 days ago.

Whittaker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Vettori's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

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