Robert Whittaker: Remember His Name

by Site Admin ~ February 18th, 2014

Karate isn’t dead.  While fighters with a background in wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or Muay Thai still dominate, athletes with a karate background often make waves at the highest level of MMA.   On February 22 at UFC 170, two karate black belts will collide when Australia’s Robert Whittaker takes on world champion kickboxer Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. While Whittaker isn’t as renowned a karate practitioner as his opponent, he believes the Japanese martial art form is an important part of his style. It isn’t just a footnote in his athletic past as irrelevant as swimming or s … Read the Full Article Here
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