Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Font vs Moraes?
Rob Font beat Marlon Moraes by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 17, on Saturday 19th December 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rob Font.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Font vs Moraes stats
Rob Font stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Marlon Moraes made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Moraes had a slight advantage in power over Font, with a 43% knock out percentage over Font's 41%.
Rob Font was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Font had a height advantage of 2 inches over Moraes. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Font was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 year and 7 months later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 45 to Moraes' 63.
Font vs Moraes 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.
Moraes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had beat Jose Aldo at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Henry Cejudo at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.
Before that, he had defeated Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
He had won against Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marlon Moraes had been fighting more than Rob Font.
Going to this contest, Rob Font had last fought 8 months and 29 days ago, while Marlon Moraes' last outing had been 11 months and 7 days ago.
Font's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Moraes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.