Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Robert Whittaker and Darren Till faced each other in the middleweight bout at UFC on ESPN 14: Whittaker vs. Till, which took place on Saturday, July 25, 2020, inside the UFC Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ESPN 14 results and fight bonuses. UFC on ESPN 14 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Robert Whittaker defeated Darren Till in round 5 by Decision – Unanimous. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters launched over 296 strikes combined in this fight, 149 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 13 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s look at each fighter’s stats below.

Robert Whittaker full fight stats

Robert Whittaker landed 53% of all his strikes. There were 32 of 116 significant strikes to the head, 7 of 10 body shots, and 30 of 31 leg kicks. Robert Whittaker attempted 13 takedowns and landed 2. Here are all the strikes Robert Whittaker threw and landed against Darren Till.

Strikes Thrown
100 of 188 (53%)
Significant Strikes
69 of 157 (138%)
Head Strikes
32
Body Strikes
7
Leg Strikes
30
Takedowns
2 of 13

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Darren Till did against Robert Whittaker.

Darren Till full fight stats

Darren Till was firing at a 46% accuracy, throwing 108 strikes and landing 50. There were 41 significant strikes, 29 of 86 landing to the head, 7 of 8 shots to the body and 5 of 5 leg kicks. Darren Till went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
50 of 108 (46%)
Significant Strikes
41 of 99 (41%)
Head Strikes
29
Body Strikes
7
Leg Strikes
5
Takedowns
0 of 0

Robert Whittaker won by Decision – Unanimous. The fight ended in round 5 at 5:00.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ESPN 14
Date
July 25, 2020
Fight
Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till
Winner
Robert Whittaker
Method
Decision – Unanimous
Fight End
Round 5 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
296
Significant Strikes Thrown
149
Total Takedowns Attempted
13

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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