Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
20-8-0
24-4-0

The tape

37
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5KO 1UD 5UD 5
Form
UD 3KO 2SD 5KO 2SD 5
20
Wins
24
9
By KO
3
45
KO%
13
4
By Sub
8
20
SUB%
33
8
Losses
4
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2011
28
Bouts
28
69
Rounds
76
5 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

9
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
-

Rob Font vs Aljamain Sterling preview

When is Font vs Sterling?

Rob Font could potentially face Aljamain Sterling, in Late 2024.

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 Sterling stats

Rob Font would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Aljamain Sterling would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Font would have a massive power advantage over Sterling, boasting a 45% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have an advantage over Font, with a 33% submission rate over Font's 20%.

Rob Font is the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.

Font has a height advantage of 1 inch over Sterling. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Font is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 7 months later than Sterling, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 7 less professional rounds, 69 to Sterling's 76.

Font vs Sterling form

Rob Font has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Moody Center, Austin, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Before that, he had been defeated by 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.

He had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Sterling has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he beat Calvin Kattar at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean O’Malley at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Before that, he was victorious against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Aljamain Sterling has been fighting more than Rob Font.

Rob Font last fought 7 months and 18 days ago, while Aljamain Sterling's last outing was 3 months and 7 days ago.

Font's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Font vs Sterling?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Font vs Sterling yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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