Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
20-8-0
17-5-0

The tape

37
Age
31
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5KO 1UD 5UD 5
Form
UD 3UD 5SD 3SD 5UD 5
20
Wins
17
9
By KO
7
45
KO%
41
4
By Sub
1
20
SUB%
6
8
Losses
5
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2013
28
Bouts
22
69
Rounds
72
5 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 38 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

9
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
3

Rob Font vs Petr Yan preview

When is Font vs Yan?

Rob Font could potentially take on Petr Yan, 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 Yan 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.

Petr Yan would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Font would have a slight advantage in power over Yan, with a 45% knock out percentage over Yan's 41%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Font would have an advantage over Yan, with a 20% submission rate over Yan's 6%.

Rob Font is the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.

Font has a height advantage of 1 inch over Yan. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Font is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 3 less professional rounds, 69 to Yan's 72.

Font vs Yan 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.

Petr Yan has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Yadong Song at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Merab Dvalishvili at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Sean O’Malley at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had lost to Aljamain Sterling 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 Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Rob Font has been fighting more than Petr Yan.

Rob Font last fought 7 months and 17 days ago, while Petr Yan's last outing was 4 months and 10 days ago.

Font's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 15 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.

Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Font vs Yan?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Font vs Yan 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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