Robert Whittaker - Journey to UFC Champion

  • Published: 04 February 2019
  • Robert Whittaker became the first UFC champion from Australia in 2017. Take a look back through his journey to UFC gold.
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Comments • 1 002

  • Popcorn Farm
    Popcorn Farm  2 days ago

    he looks like a lion

    • Rich Martinez
      Rich Martinez  2 days ago


      • Rob Bailey
        Rob Bailey  2 days ago

        Yuri buyaka ?

        • DaveLegend :p
          DaveLegend :p  3 days ago

          UFC - Ultimate Form of Competition

          • Bernard Perekovic
            Bernard Perekovic  3 days ago

            Adesanya doesn't even know with what kind of animal he is stepping in the octagon.

            • Dr Anxiety
              Dr Anxiety  4 days ago

              This man survives some brutal attacks!! It's insane he can ride out the storm every single time!! So patient and ready for anything. I'm officially a fan!!

              • M S
                M S  4 days ago

                Yoel got robbed.

                • loser 3009
                  loser 3009  5 days ago

                  he dont have attention coz he hardly fights 1 match a year. ppl forget quickly.

                  • Hafiz Rashid
                    Hafiz Rashid  5 days ago

                    aussie vs kiwi. cant wait

                    • BLACK GOD B LEAVE N ME

                      Lol it's funny how a 28 year old beat a 40 year old and it's impressive 😭🤣😂##facts Bobby KNUCKLES beat a senior citizen up kudo's

                      • Jeffery Epstein's Butler

                        Romero aint your average 40 year old, ya mushbrained fuckwit.

                        • BLACK GOD B LEAVE N ME

                          Izzy aka the last style bender is goin to reck Bobby KNUCKLES 😂 rip🏚️

                          • David Molloy
                            David Molloy  6 days ago

                            Hope ROB you pour it on IZZY like this

                            • Herby Hannan
                              Herby Hannan  6 days ago

                              Hope he smashes stylebender for 24minutes &55 seconds the knocks the prick clean out.

                              • Ekkol Dmpnt
                                Ekkol Dmpnt  6 days ago

                                One of my favorite champ! Humble but beast inside the cage

                                • georgi filipov
                                  georgi filipov  6 days ago


                                  • Lol Haha
                                    Lol Haha  7 days ago

                                    Bobby Knuckles💪💪💪

                                    • Carlos Martinez
                                      Carlos Martinez  7 days ago

                                      North Star fist mofos

                                      • юрий протопопов

                                        Уитакер жоский тип

                                        • Ana Mihoubi
                                          Ana Mihoubi  11 days ago

                                          Who’s pumped for Robert and Israel! 😏

                                          • Modern Savage25
                                            Modern Savage25  11 days ago

                                            Yup, he's a real champ, when Adesanya whips his ass, that's exactly what they'll call him. Everyone will be saying, "Nice job champ, you'll get em next time."

                                            • Jason Evans
                                              Jason Evans  12 days ago

                                              He is as Kiwi as Russell Crow and Darren Hinch

                                              • Thomas Sutton
                                                Thomas Sutton  14 days ago

                                                Israel doesn't even know what he is about to face. He's about to find out.

                                                • N C
                                                  N C  14 days ago

                                                  I love izzy for years now but robert is my favorite, hope he wins

                                                  • Etrigan Seven
                                                    Etrigan Seven  15 days ago

                                                    Romero dropped and swatmed jwhittaker did not.

                                                    • Snap C1ty
                                                      Snap C1ty  17 days ago

                                                      rob fought a buncha demons to get the belt jesus

                                                      • kaepria
                                                        kaepria  17 days ago

                                                        why is that sequence speed up at like 0:52 lol

                                                        • Bram Sondaar
                                                          Bram Sondaar  18 days ago

                                                          go and defend the belt dickface

                                                          • Test Account
                                                            Test Account  18 days ago

                                                            whittaker is good but hes a shit talker

                                                            • Ma boi Rocco
                                                              Ma boi Rocco  18 days ago

                                                              3:58 damn look at that blood dropping

                                                              • Elijah Congoo
                                                                Elijah Congoo  18 days ago

                                                                How did Israel get this opportunity to strap with Knuckles?

                                                                • mackroscopik
                                                                  mackroscopik  17 days ago

                                                                  By being the most skilled fighter in the division. Robert is going to have his hands full come red panty night.

                                                                  • Chase's Bald Head
                                                                    Chase's Bald Head  19 days ago

                                                                    Adesanya and Him are going to have an excellent fight I got Adesanya in 4th round tko. Mad Respect for Whittaker.

                                                                    • Beasty 101
                                                                      Beasty 101  19 days ago

                                                                      Yoel beat this dude. Rigged judges

                                                                      • Stephen Zavatski
                                                                        Stephen Zavatski  18 days ago

                                                                        He didn't make weight.

                                                                        • Abel Abebe
                                                                          Abel Abebe  20 days ago

                                                                          Besides being an honourable and courageous warrior, he doesn't use size advantage and it makes the fights more appealing to me personally

                                                                          • Brett Werner
                                                                            Brett Werner  21 day ago

                                                                            Wish we saw style bender vs Chris Weidman or jacare

                                                                            • Connor Phebus
                                                                              Connor Phebus  22 days ago

                                                                              The way he is such a nice and chill dude makes him wven scarier. Will shake your hand and be respectful an then put your lights out with one hit

                                                                              • Kyza Yorke
                                                                                Kyza Yorke  22 days ago

                                                                                I remember this guy the mozzie that never fights😑#waits until after the weigh ins to go get an fuckn tool

                                                                                • Luke Amendolara
                                                                                  Luke Amendolara  21 day ago

                                                                                  It was emergency surgery, would you prefer it if he just died?

                                                                                  • Coorsgood10
                                                                                    Coorsgood10  22 days ago

                                                                                    3:20 you're not fighting. You're doing mma. You're great at it, but it's not fighting.

                                                                                    • Yair Macias
                                                                                      Yair Macias  6 days ago

                                                                                      Coorsgood10 you do realize how stupid you sounded saying that? MMA is fighting idiot.

                                                                                      • Neville Longbottom
                                                                                        Neville Longbottom  23 days ago

                                                                                        I just don't like how he brags about how he "took yoels best shot and still won". He didn't win that fight, and if yoel had made weight he would be the champ now. Also yoel doesn't fight with the same aggressiveness that others do and yet he still dominates because of his superior athletics and backgrounds.

                                                                                        • guled abdullahi
                                                                                          guled abdullahi  23 days ago

                                                                                          This guy will humble Adesanya

                                                                                          • Daniel Iglesiaz Iglesias


                                                                                            • Мади Карл Ов
                                                                                              Мади Карл Ов  23 days ago

                                                                                              Robert will face not Gastelum, he will face Israel Adesanya on October or on September (UFC 243)

                                                                                              • Brandon Dickson
                                                                                                Brandon Dickson  24 days ago

                                                                                                This dude went 10 rounds with Yoel Romero. Hes an absolute fucking stud!

                                                                                                • Jamie Hancock
                                                                                                  Jamie Hancock  24 days ago

                                                                                                  More like "journey to being GIVEN the belt"

                                                                                                  • MGM ODP
                                                                                                    MGM ODP  25 days ago

                                                                                                    Romero beat the cr. p out of you mate..

                                                                                                    • Johny Bigg Rigg
                                                                                                      Johny Bigg Rigg  26 days ago

                                                                                                      Adesanya better watch out for what he wishes for cos he never faced anyone with the heart of a lion like Roberts.

                                                                                                      • labinott
                                                                                                        labinott  26 days ago

                                                                                                        This guy is definition of champion ! It's the greatest champ UFC has ever had and YES I watched them all! Clean the division by all means !

                                                                                                        • Joshua Leonard
                                                                                                          Joshua Leonard  27 days ago

                                                                                                          Robert goina get you Israel

                                                                                                          • Aaron Folks
                                                                                                            Aaron Folks  27 days ago

                                                                                                            I hope he beats Israel so hard 🙏🙏

                                                                                                            • justfine77777
                                                                                                              justfine77777  27 days ago

                                                                                                              He will take that “African Gold” from Israel Adesanya. Wanna talk about underrated? Boxing? He’s got it! Kickboxing/Muaythai? He’s got it! Wrestling? Yoel Romero! Nuff said? BJJ? Get out of here with that shit! This is gonna be an easy fight. He’s already beat better fighters. This will be an easy night, and it will shut down a bullshit fighter. If he beat Romero, Adesanya will be a very very easy night. Whittaker is the genuine article.

                                                                                                              • Herson Rodriguez
                                                                                                                Herson Rodriguez  28 days ago

                                                                                                                Ring worm

                                                                                                                • Hurrifan C.
                                                                                                                  Hurrifan C.  28 days ago

                                                                                                                  I love Rob grest dude BUT he Lost that last fight vs Romero it was Robbery!

                                                                                                                  • Oscar Silva
                                                                                                                    Oscar Silva  Month ago

                                                                                                                    Romero won the second fight but whatever

                                                                                                                    • jamez566
                                                                                                                      jamez566  Month ago

                                                                                                                      Can’t wait to see him smash isreal

                                                                                                                      • Alien 9
                                                                                                                        Alien 9  Month ago

                                                                                                                        Everyone knows this beast will beat the dog shit out of Adesanya lol.

                                                                                                                        • Salem Al Maskari
                                                                                                                          Salem Al Maskari  Month ago

                                                                                                                          He makes high kicks seem very easy.

                                                                                                                          • Evan Harrington
                                                                                                                            Evan Harrington  Month ago

                                                                                                                            I think he lost the secound fight against yoel but he missed weight so they should run it back

                                                                                                                            • # Einstein MMA Tony E.

                                                                                                                              Robert Whittaker the end of the Wind breaker style bender.

                                                                                                                              • Ryan Swanson
                                                                                                                                Ryan Swanson  Month ago

                                                                                                                                Whittaker is the epitome of Humble Savagery🤙

                                                                                                                                • Carlos Castillo
                                                                                                                                  Carlos Castillo  Month ago

                                                                                                                                  My favorite fighters are Gamebread and Stylebender this year but I just don't see Izzy having enough to beat this fucking warrior, holy shit the wars he has endured and won. Beast!!

                                                                                                                                  • A Good Brownie
                                                                                                                                    A Good Brownie  Month ago

                                                                                                                                    Ferguson is that type of guy who lets his opponent enter the cage first because ladies first.

                                                                                                                                    • Imran Ahmed
                                                                                                                                      Imran Ahmed  Month ago

                                                                                                                                      What a fuckin champ i love him.he is such a humble guy . champ inside and out

                                                                                                                                      • D i
                                                                                                                                        D i  Month ago

                                                                                                                                        Adesanya is comming...

                                                                                                                                        • Doug Gunner
                                                                                                                                          Doug Gunner  Month ago

                                                                                                                                          he's only 27😲

                                                                                                                                          • Recrut971
                                                                                                                                            Recrut971  Month ago

                                                                                                                                            Please Robert, knock Adesanya out cold !!

                                                                                                                                            • Moses Rodrigues
                                                                                                                                              Moses Rodrigues  Month ago

                                                                                                                                              Rob is epic but, when it comes to comparing the skill level in a fight with Brunson, Adesanya was far more technically flawless, as if he was teaching a masterclass. For their upcoming fight, I wish Adesanya and Rob could both win and be twin champs!

                                                                                                                                              • Cole Neuhaus
                                                                                                                                                Cole Neuhaus  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                How can you not be a fan of this man. I see him being the next GSP.

                                                                                                                                                • Escobar Rich
                                                                                                                                                  Escobar Rich  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                  I love Izzy I’m African but if Yoel can’t put rob away nobody can period Yoel is basically a steroid experiment

                                                                                                                                                  • Ethan Chan
                                                                                                                                                    Ethan Chan  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                    I’m worried that Whittaker is going to ko his own pec in celebration

                                                                                                                                                    • GKhan
                                                                                                                                                      GKhan  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                      fake champion but hey aussie whiteboys will cheer for anything that walks and talks like a aussie rat

                                                                                                                                                      • Jani baby Yuck fou
                                                                                                                                                        Jani baby Yuck fou  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                        He is the boyka of ufc

                                                                                                                                                        • Jani baby Yuck fou
                                                                                                                                                          Jani baby Yuck fou  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                          My fav ufc figthers Him Stipe

                                                                                                                                                          • I Dig Ohio
                                                                                                                                                            I Dig Ohio  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                            I have a man crush.

                                                                                                                                                            • ioannis killis
                                                                                                                                                              ioannis killis  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                              Name one middleweight in the history of mma that could go 10 rounds with Romero.

                                                                                                                                                              • vincent lillis
                                                                                                                                                                vincent lillis  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                                i actually was a massive fan of adesanya but the shit talking and cockyness doesnt suit him, i hope booby knuckles beats him just to humble him

                                                                                                                                                                • joshua dahlquist
                                                                                                                                                                  joshua dahlquist  Month ago

                                                                                                                                                                  I wish they would've covered his struggles at welterweight (170 lbs) before he moved up to middleweight (185 lbs). It's a really compelling and inspiring story. Also, it's a great example for fighters who cut too much weight. We can't forget about the losses and the missteps, it's part of what what makes a champion.