Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker catches up with ESPN MMA’s Ariel Helwani about how he felt “burnt out” on Christmas Day 2019 and wanted a break. Whittaker (15:44) explains why if he beat Israel Adesanya, it would’ve only put a band aid on the issue and gives a timeline for how long he felt that way. Whittaker discusses how his fight vs. Darren Till, scheduled for August, came to be and how he’s training at home. (31:00) Whittaker also gives his thoughts on Adesanya’s win vs. Yoel Romero at UFC 248.
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