Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker 2022: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Robert Whittaker is the most accomplished MMA fighter in the history of combat sports in Australia and New Zealand. The former UFC middleweight champion is arguably one of the best fighter in the division's history.

As of June 2022, he sits at #1 in the UFC middleweight rankings. Furthermore, he sits at #14 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 24: Robert Whittaker of New Zealand poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Robert Whittaker: UFC Career

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'Bobby Knuckles' started his UFC career as a contestant on the first series of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes and won the welterweight competition. Whittaker went on to beat the likes of Colton Smith, Mike Rhodes, and Brad Scott.

'The Reaper' would eventually move up to middleweight and beat Uriah Hall, Rafael Natal, Derek Brunson, Jacare Souza and Ronaldo Souza. Later, at UFC 213, he became the interim champion after defeating Yoel Romero.

However, he became the undisputed middleweight champion since Georges St-Pierre left the UFC after capturing the title. 'The Reaper' had to let go of his title after Israel Adesanya finished him at UFC 243.

Since, he has bounced back with wins over Darren Till at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Till and Jared Cannonier at UFC 254.

'Bobby Knuckles' beat Kelvin Gastelum in his last fight at UFC Fight Night: Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum to take his professional record to 23-5-0.

In February 2022, Robert Whittaker went up against Israel Adesanya once again at UFC 271: Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya 2. However, he lost the bout via a unanimous decision.

He is slated to go up against middleweight contender Marvin Vettori in the co-main event of UFC Paris.

In the UFC, he has put together a 14-4 record.

Robert Whittaker: Achievements

Apart from being the middleweight champion, Whittaker is also the first Australian UFC champion. He has claimed five Fight of the Night and three Performance of the Night awards.

'Bobby Knuckles' has also won the 2017 Fighter of the Year by Sherdog and the 2017 International Fighter of the Year by World MMA Awards.

Robert Whittaker: Fighting Style

Whittaker is primarily a striker. However, if he wants, he can also wrestle with his opponents. 'The Reaper' blitzes on his opponents unexpectedly and catches them off guard.

He has claimed nine wins via knockout and five wins via submission during his time as a professional mixed martial artist. However, UFC fans may not be aware of this aspect of his game as his last submission victory came in 2011.

Robert Whittaker: Endorsements 2022

Robert 'The Reaper' Whittaker is one of the most loved combat sports athletes in the history of Australia.

Also, he has tie-ups with some huge companies such as Rival Sports, Reaper Gear, Kaplan Homes, Musashi Nutrition, Bethesda ANZ, and Sweatcentral.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 26: (L-R) Robert Whittaker of New Zealand punches Darren Till of England in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 26, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Robert Whittaker: Net Worth and Salary 2022

'The Reaper' has earned over $4,074,000 in his UFC career. The Aussie banked his biggest paycheck against Yoel Romero ($610,000) according to The Sports Daily.

According to Celebritynetworth, Whittaker has a net worth of $3 Million.

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NicknameThe Reaper
Age31
Born12-20-90
CountryAustralia
GymPMA Super Martial Arts
Height6'0"
Weight/ Division184 lbs (middleweight) 
Reach73"
Record 23-6-0,0NC
Active Win Streak0
Estimated Net Worth$3 Million
EndorsementsRival Sports, Reaper Gear, Kaplan Homes, Musashi Nutrition, Bethesda ANZ, Sweatcentral

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