Why does nobody talk about Robert Whittaker?

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  1. The_Real_Kuso

    The_Real_Kuso The Cali Soyboy

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    I'm being serious. It's like everybody forgets he exists. Is he that forgettable or is everyone just sleeping on him?
     
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    Answer guys kaine?

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    he's one of my favs, but what's there to talk about now?
     
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    The_Real_Kuso The Cali Soyboy

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    Why everybody sleeping on him?
     
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    he has no personality
     
  5. Fearthekhabib

    Fearthekhabib Yellow Belt

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    He has personality.

    He doesn’t have personality that sells (unfortunately)


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    Answer guys kaine?

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    i think he beast Kelvin everywhere
     
  7. Milord Sir Mangrinder

    Milord Sir Mangrinder I am going bald, help! PM me!

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    Yeah really underrated fighter. He has killed it at middleweight since moving up from welterweight. Really fun to watch.

    I think a lot of people felt Romero won the second fight and that’s put a bit of a damper on his buzz.
     
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    I can't think of one Whittaker highlight or press moment that stands out
     
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    The_Real_Kuso The Cali Soyboy

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    I don't know much about him honestly, but I think the reason people forget about him is cause he doesn't have that standout feature, get what I mean?
     
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    Answer guys kaine?

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    he's not much of a highlight kinda guy, more like a high volume output guy.
     
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    He's for sure the least interesting champion atm.
     
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    Standout feature in personality or fighting style?

    Personality wise he is rather quiet and doesn’t really thrash talk to create hype or get attention.

    I think his whole fight game is balling, great standup, great tdd defending fighters like Yoel and jacare, granite chin, great cardio. Rather complete fighter just he doesn’t show is bjj.
     
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    Becuase he's not a talker. When he is fighting there is plenty of talk. When he isn't there isn't much to talk about.

    Which is A OK in my books
     
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    The_Real_Kuso The Cali Soyboy

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    I mean in general, what is he known for? What is best at?
     
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    Can't really sell his personality, regardless of how good he is

    We are in the WWE (WME) era now
     
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    Yeah Joe Rogan confirmed his belief in this not too long ago. I can't remember it too well but I can remember thinking during the announcement that 1. Robbie did enough to where the decision could have been his, and 2. Yoel missed weight so it wasn't for the belt anyway. Great fight though
     
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    Love his fights but he has only fought once in 16 months. The more you fight, the more people talk about you.
     
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    The_Real_Kuso The Cali Soyboy

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    Definitely checking those two out on fight pass
     
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    Really? I think far more people respected Whittaker after the second Romero fight than before. Now he's seen as the Woodley of his division and everyone has already written off Gastelum's chances of winning. Anyone who can survive the Cuban Missile twice is a GOAT, no doubt about that.
     
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