Robert Whittaker Biography
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Robert Whittaker is an Australian professional MMA fighter who fights in the UFC Middleweight Division. Today, we will know his net worth, age, height, salary, and wife here.

Whittaker started his career in 2008. He finished his MMA career with a 9-2 record. He took part in the first series of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes. Whittaker defeated Luke Newman in the first show and earned $25,000. In the semi-final, Whittaker defeated Xavier Lucas and moved to the Finals. In the Finals, he defeated Brad Scott and became the first The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes winner.

On UFC 160, Whittaker defeated Colton Smith with a TKO. In November 2014, he won his first middleweight fight against clint Hester in the UFC Fight Night 55. He defeated Uriah Hallin UFC 193. He won the fight with a unanimous decision. Whittaker became the first person to finish Ronaldo Souza with a second-round TKO.

Whittaker fought for his first title shot in UFC 213, for the interim middleweight title. There, he defeated Yoel Romero and became the first Australian and New Zealand-born fighter in UFC history to win a title. Whittaker was awarded as the undisputed champion in December 2017. In October 2019, he lost against Israel Adesanya and also lost the Championship. A rematch will take place for the Championship on February 12, 2022, at UFC 271.

Whittaker has also a Freestyle Wrestling career. He started freestyle wrestling in 2015. He won the Australian National Wrestling Championships gold medal in the 97 kg (213 lbs) division in 2017. Whittaker took part in the  Commonwealth Games wrestling competition in April 2018. Today, we will know everything about him here.

Robert Whittaker’s Personal Information:

Name Robert Whittaker
Nickname The Reaper
Age 31
Birthdate December 20, 1990
Birthplace Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Profession Martial artist
Religion Christian
Sun Sign Sagittarius
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Father Jack Whittaker
Mother Unknown
Sibling 2
Marital Status Married
Wife Sofia Whittaker
Children 4 Children
Net Worth $2 million
Twitter handle @BlessedMMA
Instagram handle @blessedmma

Age:

Whittaker was born on December 20, 1990. So, he is 32 years of age as of 2022.

Robert Whittaker’s Net Worth and Salary:

The player has a net worth of $2 million. The main source of his income is professional boxing. Whittaker earned a total of $2,936,000 from his UFC career. His biggest prizemoney came from his fight against $610,000 against Romero.

Height:

Whittaker has a height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm). His weight is 84 kg.

Wife:

Whittaker is married. He is married to Sofia Whittaker since 2014. They have four children in their family.

Nickname:

The nickname of Whittaker is The Reaper. Whittaker is an aggressive fighter. He has a record of 23-5, among which 9 of the wins came from knockouts. Whittaker reaps his opponents out. He has an amazing ability to defeat his opponents.

Recent News About Robert Whittaker:

Whittaker is currently preparing himself for the UFC Middleweight Title in UFC 271. His opponent Israel Adesanya said him a silly boy. He said,

“He’s a silly boy. If he thinks he has someone else’s blueprint to beat me, he’s a silly man. But his team’s smart, so that’s why I take him seriously.”

Whittaker in the reply said that he lost in the first fight due to anger and hate. He will control them this time and regain the championship.

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