Gillian Robertson

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Gillian Robertson
Born (1995-05-17) May 17, 1995 (age 24)
Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada[1]
Other namesThe Savage
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8 st 13 lb)
DivisionStrawweight
Flyweight
Reach65[1] in (165 cm)
Fighting out ofPort Saint Lucie, Florida, United States[2]
TeamAmerican Top Team
TrainerHead coach - Daniel Donaldson [2]
BJJ coach - Din Thomas[3]
Years active2016–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total9
Wins6
By submission5
By decision1
Losses3
By submission1
By decision2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Gillian Robertson (born May 17, 1995) is a Canadian mixed martial artist (MMA). She currently competes in the Flyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Background[edit]

Robertson was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. She started cardio kickboxing training at the age of 16 at American Top Team. She then join MMA classes after a few months later and started competing two years later.[3]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Robertson started her professional MMA career since 2016 after amassed a record of 9-1 in amateur fights. After fought in five professional bouts[4] she participated in the The Ultimate Fighter 26 UFC TV mma competition series which she was subsequently signed by UFC after the show.[5]

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

In August 2017, it was announced that Robertson was one of the fighters featured on The Ultimate Fighter 26,[6] UFC TV series, where the process to crown the UFC's inaugural 125-pound women's champion will take place.[7]

In the preliminary fights, Robertson faced Barb Honchak and lost the fight via TKO in the second round.[8]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Robertson made her UFC debut on December 1, 2017 on The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale against Emily Whitmire. She won the fight via a submission in round one.[9]

Her next fight came on May 27, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Till against Molly McCann.[10] At the weigh-ins, McCann weighed in at 127 pounds, 1 pound over the flyweight non-title fight limit of 126. She was fined 20 percent of her purse, which went to Robertson.[11] She won the fight via a rear-naked choke in round two.[12]

On September 22, 2018, Robertson faced Mayra Bueno Silva at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders.[13] She lost the fight via a submission in round one.[14]

Robertson faced Veronica Macedo on February 23, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Santos.[15] She won the fight via submission in the second round.[16]

Robertson is scheduled to face Sarah Fronta on July 27, 2019 at UFC 240.[17]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
9 matches 6 wins 3 losses
By submission 5 1
By decision 1 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 6–3 Veronica Macedo Submission (rear naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Santos February 23, 2019 2 3:27 Prague, Czech Republic
Loss 5–3 Mayra Bueno Silva Submission (armbar) UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders September 22, 2018 1 2:05 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 5–2 Molly McCann Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Till May 27, 2018 2 2:05 Liverpool, England
Win 4–2 Emily Whitmire Submission (armbar) The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion Finale December 1, 2017 1 2:12 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Return to Flyweight.
Win 3–2 Hannah Cifers Submission (rear-naked choke) Next Level Fight Club 7 May 13, 2017 2 4:12 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Catchweight (116.5 lbs) bout; Robertson missed weight.
Loss 2–2 Cynthia Calvillo Decision (unanimous) Global Knockout 8 November 19, 2016 3 3:00 Jackson, California, United States Catchweight (120 lbs) bout.
Win 2–1 Miki Rogers Submission (armbar) Atlas Fights 29 October 22, 2016 1 4:16 Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Return to Strawweight.
Win 1–1 Monica Medina Decision (unanimous) FFI: Blood and Sand 20 August 13, 2016 3 3:00 Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Flyweight debut.
Loss 0–1 Hannah Goldy Decision (unanimous) Square Ring Promotions: Island Fights 37 March 11, 2016 3 3:00 Pensacola, Florida, United States Strawweight debut.
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0-1 Barb Honchak TKO (punches and elbows) The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion October 4, 2017 (air date) 2 2:27 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States TUF 26 Quarter-Finals

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gillian Robertson | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  2. ^ a b "Gillian Robertson ("The Savage") | MMA Fighter Page". Tapology. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  3. ^ a b "Gillian Robertson Looking to De-Rail Another Hype Train". MMA Today. 2018-09-22. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  4. ^ a b Sherdog.com. "Gillian". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  5. ^ "Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Montana Stewart, the high-school wrestler from Texas". MMAjunkie. 2017-09-04. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  6. ^ "Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Gillian Robertson, Chili's hostess and unexpected MMA fighter". MMAjunkie. 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  7. ^ Staff (2017-08-05). "'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast revealed: Who's vying to become 1st UFC women's flyweight champ?". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  8. ^ "The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 7 results: Melinda Fabian vs. Rachael Ostovich". MMAfighting. 2017-10-19. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
  9. ^ "TUF 26 Finale results: Gillian Robertson taps 'TUF' teammate Emily Whitmire in first". MMAjunkie. 2017-12-02. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  10. ^ DNA, MMA. "Molly McCann maakt UFC debuut tegen Gillian Robertson tijdens UFC Liverpool MMA DNA". Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  11. ^ Staff (2018-05-26). "UFC Fight Night 130 weigh-in results: Darren Till heavy but headliner still on (Updated)". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  12. ^ "Gillian Robertson Puts Molly McCann to Sleep". Caged Insider. 2018-05-27. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  13. ^ DNA, MMA. "UFC debutante Mayra Bueno Silva treft Gillian Robertson tijdens UFC São Paulo". Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  14. ^ "UFC Sao Paulo results: Mayra Bueno Silva stuns Gillian Robertson with first-round armbar". MMAjunkie. 2018-09-23. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  15. ^ Lee, Alexander K. (2019-01-29). "Veronica Macedo vs. Gillian Robertson announced for UFC Prague". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  16. ^ "UFC Prague results: Gillian Robertson sticks with game plan, chokes Veronica Macedo in second". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-23. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  17. ^ DNA, MMA. "Gillian Robertson vs. Sarah Frota toegevoegd aan UFC 240 in Edmonton". Retrieved 2019-05-18.

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