Wow! Robert Whittaker to Voice a Character in a Popular Video Game, Skyrim

Published 12/17/2021, 11:30 AM EST
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JULY 26: Robert Whittaker of New Zealand reacts after the conclusion of his middleweight fight against Darren Till of England 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 has cemented his name as one of the best fighters inside the octagon. The former UFC Middleweight Champion is currently the No. 1 in the UFC middleweight rankings. In addition to beating his opponent inside the cage, the UFC legend will now be beating characters inside a game.

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Robert will become a fully voiced character in a very popular game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This is the fifth main installment in the series. Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks have developed and released the game, which offers an open-world action role-playing experience to users.

The 30-year-old Australian has achieved some astonishing feats in his pro MMA career. However, The Reaper thinks otherwise. He shared a picture of his in-game character compared with his real-life picture. He captioned the tweet, “I think… this may be my greatest achievement.”

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According to a report by pcgamer, “Whittaker will be roaming Whiterun, where you can spot him teaching local kids how to fight.” For those who aren’t aware of this, Whiterun is the capital city of Whiterun Hold, in the center of Tamriel. This new mod will feature some unique special abilities and fighting styles.

The character is very similar looking to real-life Robert, down to his right arm tattoo. Although the game is almost 10 years old, it still has a cult following. The list of followers also included Whittaker, which seems to have worked in his favor.

Robert Whittaker upcoming fight:

Whittaker will fight Israel Adesanya, who is the current UFC middleweight champion. This second matchup between the two will go down will take place on February 12, 2022, at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

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Previously, Adesanya knocked out Whittaker in the second round and earned the middleweight title. This time Robert is looking to settle the score. He is looking in good form after defeating all his three opponents after his matchup against Adesanya.

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Siddharth Negi

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Siddharth Negi is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. This English graduate, who has been following MMA and the culture surrounding the sport for almost four years, elected to fuse his degree and interest to provide fans with the background information beyond the fights. Negi believes that combining his vast knowledge and curiosity for every little fact of the sport with his love for language can bring a change to the reader’s point of view.

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