Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Font vs Pettis?
Rob Font beat Sergio Pettis by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on FOX 31, on Saturday 15th December 2018 at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center in Milwaukee.
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 Pettis stats
Rob Font stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Sergio Pettis made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Font had a large advantage in power over Pettis, boasting at 47% knock out percentage over Pettis' 18%.
Rob Font was the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Font had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pettis. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Font was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 months later than Pettis, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 45 to Pettis' 63.
Font vs Pettis 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.
Sergio Pettis had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by submission in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Rob Font at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.
Before that, he had been beaten by Henry Cejudo at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
He had defeated Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night 114 on 5th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Rob Font had been fighting more than Sergio Pettis.
Going to this contest, Rob Font had last fought 8 months and 29 days ago, while Sergio Pettis' last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 24 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.
Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.