Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Font vs Sterling?
Rob Font could potentially face Aljamain Sterling, in Summer 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 loses 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 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Font would have a massive power advantage over Sterling, boasting at 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 35% submission rate over Font's 20%.
Rob Font is the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Font has a height advantage of 1 inch over Sterling. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Font's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Sterling's, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 7 months later than Sterling, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 4 less professional rounds, 69 to Sterling's 73.
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 defeated Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.
Before that, he had lost to 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 been beaten by 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 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had won 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had defeated Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Rob Font has been fighting more than Aljamain Sterling.
Rob Font last fought 2 days ago, while Aljamain Sterling's last outing was 3 months and 15 days ago.
Font's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 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, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Font vs Sterling?
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