Video: Robert Whittaker ‘Anyone who thinks Rockhold is an easy fight is off their head’

Australia’s first UFC champion Robert Whittaker (19-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) will defend his title against former champion Luke Rockhold (16-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) at UFC 221 in Perth on February 11.

8 weeks out from the fight, Whittaker spoke to the media in Sydney. Full video below.

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My earliest combat sports memory is watching David Tua knock people out with his left hook.  I am extremely passionate about combat sports in Australia and my home country of New Zealand and I endeavour to grow the profile of martial arts and its athletes in both countries. Persistent Brazilian jiu-jitsu battler.