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 7 years, at 35 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 12 less professional rounds, 60 to Pettis' 72.
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 4 years, 6 months and 23 days ago, while Sergio Pettis' last outing had been 4 years, 8 months and 10 days ago.
Font's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Pettis' last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.