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Rob Font vs Marlon Vera: Tow highly rated Bantamweights class in UFC Fight Night

Nnaemeka Ijioma
29 Apr 2022
11:38

Rob Font goes head to head against Marlon Vera at UFC fight night in Las Vegas in the main event. The two fighters are seriously fighting against the tag of also-rans. This fight promises to lead the winner back into contention after a few mishaps in their career.

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Rob Font vs Marlon Vera

Date: Saturday, April 30

Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas

Where to watch: ESPN/ESPN+

Rob Font

Rob Font

UFC American Mixed Martial Artist, Robert Font is a former CES MMA featherweight champion. He is ranked No.5 in the UFC bantamweight division. Rob Font was on a four-match winning run before he lost in December 2021 to former WEC and UFC featherweight champion, José Aldo at UFC on ESPN 31 via unanimous decision.

In his UFC debut in July 2014 at UFC 175, he defeated George Roop via knockout to earn a performance of the night accolade.

Font (19-5) is ranked No.6 in the ESPN men’s bantamweight rankings. He fights with an orthodox fighting stance and is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Tale of the tape

  • Height - 1.73cm;
  • Weight - 135lb (61kg);
  • Reach - 182 cm;
  • Date of birth - June 25, 1987
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Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera Delgado is an Ecuadorian mixed martial artist ranked No.8 in the UFC bantamweight rankings. Vera first came to prominence as a cast of the Ultimate Fighter: Latin America fighting for Team Verdum. In 2014, the fighter who has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu made his debut in the UFC against Marco Beltrán, a fellow cast member of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America. He lost the bout.

Vera got his first win in his next bout against Roman Salazar at UFC Fight Night 73 the following year and went on to have a career of 18-7-1. He is currently on a good winning streak losing only twice in the last ten rounds. He lost his last fight in December 2021 to Jose Aldo by unanimous decision.

Tale of the tape

  • Height - 1.73cm;
  • Weight - 135lb (61kg);
  • Reach - 179 cm;
  • Date of birth - December 2, 1992

Odds

Bet 365 makes Font the slight favourite with odds of 1.72 against 2.10 for Vera.

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