Let’s have a glance into the life of Robert Whittaker and his wife Sofia Whittaker, We promise we are going to be brief.
We all know Robert is a New Zealand-born Australian professional mixed martial artist who is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was also a former UFC Middleweight Champion.
Whittaker has been a professional MMA fighter since 2009, and after winning the interim middleweight championship at UFC 213, he was upgraded to undisputed champion after Georges St-Pierre renounced the UFC Middleweight Championship in 2017.
He is currently ranked #1 in the UFC middleweight rankings as of January 19, 2021, and #10 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings as of November 2, 2021.
According to reports, in January 2020, The Former UFC champion pulled out of one of the biggest fights of his career to donate bone marrow to his sick daughter.
The 30-year-old, who lost his middleweight belt to Israel Adesanya in October of that year, was due to fight Jared Cannonier at UFC 248. “I’m sorry to all my friends, supporters, and family for not being able to fight in March,” he said on Instagram.
“A lot has happened over the 12 last months and I need to take some time now to be with my family, slow things down and to refocus. Sorry to everyone again but I’ll be back. The best is yet to come.”
Days after making the aforementioned comment, multiple sites, including The Daily Mail, have reported that Whittaker has canceled the fight to donate bone marrow to his one-year-old daughter Lilliana, who has gotten ill.
That’s by the way, Let’s get to know his wife.
Robert Whittaker Wife Sofia Whittaker
Sofia is an Athlete. The couple got married in 2014 in a beautiful wedding ceremony.
She is a Sydney native who attended St. John Bosco School before attending Australian Catholic University and earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Health Science in 2010.
Sofia Whittaker has 16.1k followers on Instagram.
Whittaker has three sons, John, Jack, and Jace, as well as a daughter, Lilliana, with his wife Sofia. Whittaker is also the legal guardian of his younger half-sister Kerehi Matafeo, as well as his brothers Kerehi and Henry Matafeo.