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Rob Font vs Dominick Cruz preview
When is Font vs Cruz?
Rob Font could potentially take on Dominick Cruz, in Autumn/Fall 2021.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Font vs Cruz stats
Rob Font would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Dominick Cruz would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Font would have an advantage in power over Cruz, with a 42% knock out percentage over Cruz's 29%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Font would have an advantage over Cruz, with a 21% submission rate over Cruz's 4%.
Rob Font is the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Font has 4-inch reach advantage.
Font is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 year and 10 months later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 23 less professional rounds, 60 to Cruz's 83.
Font vs Cruz form
Font has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jose Aldo at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Before that, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Ricky Simon at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
Font's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Cruz's last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Font vs Cruz?
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