Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Font vs Garbrandt?
Rob Font beat Cody Garbrandt by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Vegas 27, on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rob Font.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Font vs Garbrandt stats
Rob Font stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Cody Garbrandt made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garbrandt had a massive power advantage over Font, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Font's 44%.
Rob Font was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Font had 7-inch reach advantage.
Font was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year earlier than Garbrandt, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 60 to Garbrandt's 32.
Font vs Garbrandt form
Font had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ricky Sim n at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
Going into that contest, he had beat Sergio Pettis at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee, United States.
Before that, he had won against Thomas Almeida at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at TD Garden, Boston.
He had been beaten by Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Font's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.