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)
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
By submission5
By decision1
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).


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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Gillian Robertson | UFC". 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 "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?". 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)". 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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