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Robert Whittaker declares himself 'championship-level' after tough UFC on ESPN 14 win vs. Darren Till

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

ABU DHABI - Robert Whittaker was elated following his UFC on ESPN 14 win.
In his first fight since losing his title to current UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya last October, Whittaker joked around, laughed and smiled his way through Saturday night's post-fight news conference.
Jokes aside, Whittaker said he felt relieved by the result but reiterated that the fight itself was one of the most stressful, tactical fights he's ever been involved in.
“ good, I guess,” Whittaker told reporters, including MMA Junkie, at Flash Forum. “Really, really relieved. Obviously there was a lot of...
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Darren Till says knee blew out in UFC on ESPN 14 loss to Robert Whittaker, hopes for rematch

Darren Till says knee blew out in UFC on ESPN 14 loss to Robert Whittaker, hopes for rematch

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

ABU DHABI - Darren Till says he suffered a serious injury early in his UFC on ESPN 14 fight with Robert Whittaker , but he's not using it as an excuse for defeat.
Till went five tactical rounds with Whittaker in Saturday's main event at Flash Forum on Yas Island, falling short by one round on all scorecards in a unanimous decision. Although he was right there for all 25 minutes, the Brit admitted post-fight that he had to carry a knee injury, which is likely to require surgery, through most of the contest.
“I'm not that type of guy to make excuses,” Till told reporters, including MMA...
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Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa react to Robert Whittaker-Darren Till fight at UFC on ESPN 14

Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa react to Robert Whittaker-Darren Till fight at UFC on ESPN 14

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

The UFC on ESPN 14 main event between Robert Whittaker and Darren Till was of interest to many, but none moreso than their fellow competitors at the top of the UFC middleweight division.
Former champion Whittaker, competing for the first time since dropping the title to current champ Israel Adesnya last October, outlasted Till, the former welterweight title challenger, in a grueling matchup Saturday night at Flash Forum in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
Whittaker earned the victory by unanimous decision with across-the-board scores of 48-47. Adesanya, who seems to have moved on from Whittaker...
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Ex-UFC champ Whittaker back on track with decision over Till

Ex-UFC champ Whittaker back on track with decision over Till

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker earned his first victory in two years Sunday, winning a unanimous decision over Darren Till on Fight Island.
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UFC on ESPN 14 results: Robert Whittaker outlasts Darren Till in battle of attrition

UFC on ESPN 14 results: Robert Whittaker outlasts Darren Till in battle of attrition

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

A slow start. A settling-in period. A grueling battle. A turning up of the heat at the end.
That's the style which carried Robert Whittaker all the way to the UFC middleweight championship. And as he gets set to make another run at the title, he's rounding right back into form.
Whittaker dragged Darren Till into another one of his wars of attrition Saturday night in the main event of UFC on ESPN 14, and once again he made it pay off. Fighting for the first time since losing the his belt to Israel Adesanya last October, Whittaker earned scores of 48-47 across the board to take a unanimous...
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UFC on ESPN 14 Results: Robert Whittaker, Fabricio Werdum Headline Winners

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Robert Whittaker picked up a unanimous-decision win over Darren Till to close out the UFC's July schedule from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Reaper earned a 48-47 score on all three judges' cards for the hard-fought decision...
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Twitter reacts to Robert Whittaker's narrow win over Darren Till at UFC on ESPN 14

Twitter reacts to Robert Whittaker's narrow win over Darren Till at UFC on ESPN 14

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Robert Whittaker rebounded from losing his middleweight title on Saturday when he beat Darren Till in the UFC on ESPN 14 main event.
After dropping the 185-pound belt to Israel Adesanya in October, Whittaker got back on track with a unanimous decision win over Till in the headlining bout, which took place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and aired on ESPN.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Whittaker's victory over Darren Till at UFC on ESPN 14.
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IT. IS. TIME! Former champ RobWhittakerMMA and DarrenTill2 are moments away from clashing in the UFCFightIsland3 main...
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