UFC 271

Adesanya  vs  Whittaker Prediction

Middleweight Main Event

Adesanya vs Whittaker  2

Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker is one of this year's most exciting title-bound fights.  Adesanya is still the undisputed middleweight champion.

On paper, Israel Adesanya has the upper hand over Robert Whittaker. That being said, do not count Whittaker out just yet!

Adesanya vs Whittaker  Stats

Whittaker is the most "active" puncher, while Adesanya a bit more accurate landing higher percentage of significant stikes

Adesanya vs Whittaker  Significant Strikes Landed

Adesanya likes to finish his fights early despite a longer avg fightime that can be explained by having more title-bound (5 round) fights than Whittaker

Adesanya and Whittaker  Fighting Stats

Despite his loss to Blachovicz in the Light Heavyweight division. Adesanya is a versatile well-rounded fighter that takes advantage of his reach and speed.

Adesanya is a showman with great stamina and endurance.  UFC 271 main event should be a great rematch.  The last time these two met, Adesanya TKOed Whittaker in the 2nd round

Whittaker has won 3 fights since his loss to Adesanya in 2019. The New Zealand fighter won all 3 fights by decision.  Whittaker should not let his faith in judges' hands if he wants to take the title away from Adesanya.

Fight Odds

Adesanya is the bookies favorite with -270 (bet $270 to win 100). The underdog Whittaker +230 (bet $100 to win $230).

UFC 271 Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 Prediction