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#7 Bantamweight Division

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Rob Font

Bantamweight Division

19-6-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Rob Font

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Rob Font's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Leominster, United States
Trains at
New England MMA
Fighting style
Striker
Age
34
Height
68.00
Weight
138.50
Octagon Debut
Jul. 05, 2014
Reach
71.50
Leg reach
38.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2011
     
  • Eight wins by KO, four by submission (Brabo, 2 guillotine, RNC)
     
  • Has won seven of his last 11 and four of his last six
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Had 3-1 amateur record

UFC History
UFC on ESPN
(4/30/22) Font lost a five round unanimous decision to Marlon Vera 
UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Font lost a five round unanimous decision to Jose Aldo
UFC Fight Night (5/22/21) Font won a three round unanimous decision over Cody Garbrandt
UFC Fight Night (12/19/20) Font stopped Marlon Moraes via strikes at 3:47 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Font won a three round unanimous decision over Ricky Simon
UFC on FOX (12/15/18) Font won a three round unanimous decision over Sergio Pettis
UFC 226 (7/6/18) Font lost a three round unanimous decision to Raphael Assuncao
UFC 220 (1/20/18) Font stopped Thomas Almeida via strikes at 2:24 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Font was submitted by Pedro Munhoz via guillotine choke at 4:03 of the first round
UFC 213 (7/8/17) Font submitted Douglas Silva de Andrade via guillotine choke at 4:36 of the second round
TUF 24 Finale (12/3/16) Font stopped Matt Schnell via strikes at 3:47 of the first round
UFC 198 (5/14/16) Font lost a three round unanimous decision to John Lineker
UFC Fight Night (1/17/16) Font stopped Joey Gomez via strikes at 4:13 of the second round
UFC 175 (7/5/14) Font knocked out George Roop at 2:19 of the first round

Q&A

TRAINING: Usually 2-3 sessions per day. Mitt work, strength and conditioning, sparring, grappling, just depends on the day.
When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started back in 2009 to get in shape and caught the bug and wanted to fight. I’ve been addicted ever since.
What ranks and titles have you held? CES featherweight champion, #1 Ranked Featherweight in Northeast
Do you have any heroes? My mother is my biggest hero!  She raised three kids on her own and was my biggest motivator.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true!  I can't wait to show that I belong there and I plan to stay there for a long time.
What was your job before you started fighting? Pizza Delivery Guy
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? #1 ranked amateur featherweight in the northeast.  Had titles for AFO and Cage Titans.
Ranks in any martial arts styles:  Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, White Monkol in Muay Thai
Favorite grappling technique: Ankle lock
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows