The black belt in karate Uriah Hall entered this fight with a pro mma record of 12-5-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Chris Weidman). He lost to Rafael Natal in May, but then he has won over Oluwale Bamgbose and Gegard Mousasi (=Mousasi vs Hall).
His opponent, the black belt in hapkido and karate and Tuf “The Smashes” Ww winner Robert Whittaker, has a record of 14-4-0 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.18 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2013 and 2014, against Court McGee (=McGee vs Whittaker) and Stephen Thompson (=Whittaker vs Thompson), but then he has won three fights beating Brad Tavares in his last one (=Tavares vs Whittaker). Hall vs Whittaker is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm – UFC 193. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm
Where: Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Hall’s previous fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Uriah Hall
Whittaker’s previous fight: Brad Tavares vs Robert Whittaker
Whittaker’s next fight: Robert Whittaker vs Rafael Natal
Hall’s next fight: Uriah Hall vs Derek Brunson
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