Review: 2014-02-22, some nice single shots and a pretty good finish: Robert Whittaker vs Stephen Thompson gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Robert Whittaker entered this fight with a mma record of 11-3-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.58 welterweight in the world, he is just 23 years old (8 years younger than Thompson) and he is a black belt in karate and hapkido. Last year he fought twice, beating Colton Smith in May but then he lost to Court McGee in August (=McGee vs Whittaker).
His opponent, Stephen Thompson, has an official record of 8-1-0 (63% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.97 in the same weight class, he is a black belt in karate and kickboxing, discipline in which he is undefeated with 20 victories out of 20 professional kickboxing fights. Last year he fought twice defeating both his opponets: Nah-Shon Burrell and Chris Clements. Whittaker vs Thompson is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann – UFC 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 170: Rousey vs Mcmann
Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Whittaker’s previous fight: Court McGee vs Robert Whittaker
Alternative highlights video