UFC middleweight Robert Whittaker considers him the most dangerous man at 185 pounds.
“The Reaper” just joined Marvin Vettori in the main event at UFC France. Whitaker beat the Italian contender by a dominant decision on Saturday night. The win was the former champion’s fourth in the last five matches.
After the victory, the 31-year-old considered him the most dangerous fighter in middleweight. The comment sparked outrage from some fans and pundits. They point out that Whittaker is not a champion and has twice lost to current champion Israel Adesanya.
However, Robert Whittaker has now doubled down on these comments. The former UFC middleweight champion discusses his previous statement about the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. There, he again said he was the most dangerous competitor at 185 pounds.
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Further, he also discusses his battle with “The Last Style Bender”. While Whittaker said he did lose, he also noticed how close the second fight was. Many fans thought the former champion deserved to beat Adesanya at UFC 271. I believe he is the best fighter in middleweight.
“Yeah, but I’m the most dangerous guy in this division. Izzy is, I don’t know, he’s the champion of the division. He last race Beat me, he was a great fighter, I’ve said it before. But, I’m the most dangerous man in the whole region, I can beat anyone in the whole region. My last battle with Israel, and I came close He took everything from him.”
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Robert Whittaker continued, “The battles I’ve fought, and the opponents I’ve met, I don’t just beat them , I’m their father and that’s different. I’m hurting these guys and that’s what makes me so different. I’m not just fighting to win, I’m here to beat my opponents…that’s what What I did when I got in.”
He concluded, “…when I got into that octagon, I didn’t want to leave There, forever.”
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