Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-02-12, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma fight Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2 gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Whittaker vs Adesanya 2 is the main event of UFC 271 and it is valid for the UFC middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Israel Adesanya record
The former Glory kickboxing fighter and current Ufc Mw champ Israel Adesanya entered this fight with a professional mma record of 21-1-0 (71% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.1 middleweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he moved up in weight class, to the light heavyweight division in 2021, facing Jan Blachowicz (Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya); after this match he came back to win with Marvin Vettori in their rematch in June 2021 (Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori 2).
Among the best bouts of Adesanya we suggest the Users’ mma Fight of the Year 2019: Kelvin Gastelum vs Israel Adesanya.
Adesanya’s next fight: Israel Adesanya vs Jared Cannonier
Robert Whittaker record
His opponent, the black belt in hapkido, karate, bjj, Tuf Ww tournament winner and former Ufc Mw champion Robert Whittaker, has an official record of 23-5-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the middleweight division.
He lost to Israel Adesanya in their first bout in 2019 (Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya I) but then he has won over Darren Till (Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till), Jared Cannonier (match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2020, Robert Whittaker vs Jared Cannonier) and Kelvin Gastelum (Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum).
Whittaker’s next fight: Robert Whittaker vs Marvin Vettori
UFC 271 info
Event: UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Title: UFC Middleweight Championship
UFC 271 fight card
Here is the UFC 271 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV – pay-per-view)
Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2
Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa
Jared Cannonier vs Derek Brunson
Alexander Hernandez vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Bobby Green vs Nasrat Haqparast
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN2 / ESPN+)
Andrei Arlovski vs Jared Vanderaa
Roxanne Modafferi vs Casey O’Neill
Kyler Phillips vs Marcelo Rojo
Carlos Ulberg vs Fabio Cherant
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Leomana Martinez vs Ronnie Lawrence
AJ Dobson vs Jacob Malkoun
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs Sergey Morozov
Jeremiah Wells vs Mike Mathetha
William Knight vs Maxim Grishin
UFC 271 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC 271.
Israel Adesanya def. Robert Whittaker via UD
Tai Tuivasa def. Derrick Lewis via KO r2
Jared Cannonier def. Derek Brunson via KO r2
Renato Moicano def. Alexander Hernandez via SUB r2
Bobby Green def. Nasrat Haqparast via UD
Andrei Arlovski def. Jared Vanderaa via SD
Casey O’Neill def. Roxanne Modafferi via SD
Kyler Phillips def. Marcelo Rojo via SUB r3
Carlos Ulberg def. Fabio Cherant via UD
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Ronnie Lawrence def. Leomana Martinez via UD
Jacob Malkoun def. AJ Dobson via UD
Douglas Silva de Andrade def. Sergey Morozov via SUB r2
Jeremiah Wells def. Mike Mathetha via SUB r1
Maxim Grishin def. William Knight via UD
UFC 271 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 271 countdown Adesanya vs Whittaker 2, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
UFC 271 Embedded: Vlog Series
Watch all the episodes of UFC 271 Embedded: Vlog Series (we usually post the playlist with all the videos or, if not possible, every single clip).
UFC 271 pre-fight press conference
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UFC 271 weigh-in
Watch the official video of UFC 271: Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 weigh-in!
Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 result
Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker via unanimous decision. Scores were 48-47, 48-47, 49-46.
Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya 2 post-fight octagon interview.
UFC 271 post-fight press conference
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UFC 271 bonus awards
UFC 271 Fight of the Night: Douglas Silva de Andrade vs Sergey Morozov
UFC 271 Performance of the Night: Tai Tuivasa and Jared Cannonier