Whittaker To Return At UFC 248

Robert Whittaker is walking from the frying pan into the fire on March 7th as the former middleweight champion will square off with Jared Cannonier.

The UFC 248 fight, announced on Thursday will see Whittaker in his first fight since losing the middleweight to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 by knockout.

Whittaker was undefeated at 185-pounds until this past October, with two wins over Yoel Romero, his win over Ronaldo Souza, and Derek Brunson, and now fights the dangerous Cannonier who has a 100% finishing rate with knockouts of David Branch, Anderson Silva, and Jack Hermannson, with no opponent making it to the third round against Cannonier during his current stint at middleweight.

Report: MMA Fighting

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