Till vs Whittaker

Till vs Whittaker : Darren Till is set to face off against Robert Whittaker on Fight Island. BOLO uppercuts and fade left straights, Till versus Whittaker will be a striking delight. In a battle of two striking forces, southpaw Darren Till will face former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in UFC Fight Island 3 main event. Whittaker has more MMA experience than Till, holding a record of 11-3 in UFC. But on the downside, he last fought in October 2019 and lost his bout against Israel Adesanya. It has been over two years since Robert last won a match in UFC 225.

Something interesting to note is that the two fighters are identical on many scales. Both are born in December and are exactly 6 ft tall. Darren Till, however, is still making a transition from welterweight to middleweight. But a heavyweight legend like Daniel Cormier believes that the middleweight division is where Till always belonged.

Match Details UFC Fight Night 174

Date: July 26
Location: Flash Forum — Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Start time: 5:30 AM IST (Main card)

Robert Whittaker is obviously hungry to make a comeback. He knows well that winning this important bout can strengthen his chances for a rematch against Adesanya. In the promo video, he says, “Honestly, I’m starving right now. I had my brike and I feel like I felt that spark hanged back, the fire, the hunger, to get in there and do what I do.” He added, “I love fighting. Nothing means more to me than going into the Octagon in July and smashing Darren Till.

UFC Fight Night 174 Live fight card

UFC Fight Night 174 Main Card:
Middleweight – Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till
Light heavyweight – Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Heavyweight – Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Strawweight – Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez
Light heavyweight – Paul Craig vs. Gadzhimurad Antigulov
Welterweight – Alex Oliveira vs. Petter Sobotta
Welterweight – Khamzat Chimaev vs. Rhys McKee

UFC Fight Night 174 Preliminary Card:
Lightweight – Francisco Trinaldo vs. Jai Herbert
Welterweight – Nicolas Dalby vs. Jesse Ronson
Heavyweight – Tom Aspinall vs. Jake Collier
Featherweight – Movsar Evloev vs. Mike Grundy
Heavyweight – Tanner Boser vs. Raphael Pessoa
Bantamweight – Bethe Correia vs. Pannie Kianzad
Welterweight – Ramazan Emeev vs. Niklas Stolze
Bantamweight – Nathaniel Wood vs. John Castaneda

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