Robert Whittaker is back in the win column after defeating Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision at UFC Paris. As high level as MMA gets. The number one and number two Middleweight contenders went all three rounds in a tactical clash.
Both were extremely well-rounded it was Robert who excelled and had his way in the fight. Extremely close throughout each man had moments. However, it was Robert who put it together more, landing harder and more frequently.
It was composure and coolness personified for Whittaker who withstood the pressure and produced a stunning display of martial arts. The key moment for the reaper was in rounds one and two. Landing some massive shots, he had Marvin hurt with a huge head kick.
Robert took the decision 30-27, 30-27, 29-28. Outstriking Vettori and even scoring a takedown. He proves again why he’s one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
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