This past Saturday in the main event of UFC Vegas 53, we saw a big time matchup in the bantamweight division. Marlon “Chito” Vera (21-7-1) was looking for the biggest win of his career as he took on Rob Font (19-6). The last time either man lost in...
Chito Vera Talks Statement Win Over Rob Font: He Threw “Everything With Every Ounce Of His Body To Knock Me Out”
Going into the fight against Rob Font as an underdog, Chito Vera had a point to prove to everyone counting him out. In what was his first headlining show at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera, he came out on top decisively. Chito Vera discusses his win over Font. In...
In the main event of UFC Vegas 53, a bantamweight bout headlined the card as Marlon Vera was looking to break into the top-five against Rob Font. Vera entered the fight coming off a KO win over Frankie Edgar back at UFC 268, this after defeating Davey Grant by decision to get back into the win column after losing to Jose Aldo. He also holds a notable win over Sean O’Malley, which is the only time ‘Suga‘ has lost.
Marlon Vera has officially entered the top five of the UFC’s bantamweight division after his win over Rob Font. Heading into Saturday night’s main event in Las Vegas, many wondered whether or not Marlon Vera had improved his game enough to earn the biggest win of his career to date. In the end, he surprised a lot of people by overcoming Rob Font’s impressive boxing with some incredible power and precision of his own.
UFC Vegas 53 went down from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, last Sat. night (April 30) leaving several fighters feeling the post-fight blues. Among them was Andre Fili, who was knocked out by Joanderson Brito in just 41 seconds (highlights). Also, Chase Sherman, who was submitted by Alexandr Romanov in the very first round (see it again here).
LAS VEGAS -- Marlon Vera was feeling it Saturday -- and it might be time for the UFC's bantamweight division to take notice. In his first UFC main event, Vera (21-7-1) put on a show against the ultra-durable Rob Font (19-6). Ultimately, Vera wasn't able to get the finish -- despite dropping Font in the second, third and fourth rounds -- and settled for a clear-cut unanimous decision. All three judges scored the 135-pound contest in his favor: 49-46, 49-46 and 48-47.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight sluggers Marlon Vera and Rob Font went to war tonight (Sat., April 30, 2022) in the main event of UFC Vegas 53 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Top Five spot was up for grabs! Vera was attempting to climb a few more pivotal rungs up the ladder, and he was riding a solid wave of momentum into his first-ever main event slot. Font, meanwhile, was trying to defend his position and return to the win column. Furthermore, Font had to separate himself a bit from his disastrous scale fail on Friday, which muddied the waters a bit.
Watch Rob Font vs. Marlon Vera full fight video highlights from their UFC Vegas 53 clash above, courtesy of multiple outlets. Font vs. Vera took place April 30 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Rob Font (19-5) and Marlon Vera (18-7-1) collided in the UFC Vegas 53 main event. The fight aired live on ESPN and ESPN+.
UFC Fight Night results, highlights: Marlon Vera scores multiple knockdowns in dismantling of Rob Font
Marlon Vera put a terrible beating on Rob Font over the course of five rounds at UFC Fight Night on Saturday. Vera and Font took part in a significant bantamweight bout at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas that presents the winner with an opportunity to take on the division's elite.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight sluggers Rob Font and Marlon Vera will go to war TONIGHT (Sat., April 30, 2022) at UFC Vegas 53 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Font put together an excellent four-fight win streak to climb up the ladder into the Top 5, marking himself...
We’ve already told you about Marlon Vera’s wife, and as it turns out, Marlon’s upcoming UFCopponent Rob Font also has a partner who has been his longtime support system. Rob Font’s girlfriend is Kathryn Frias, whom fans have seen at his bouts and all over his Instagram account.
Rob Font and Marlon Vera are pining to prove they have what it takes to take out the best bantamweights on the planet. Font and Vera will collide in the main event of UFC Fight Night on April 30 with the desire to make a serious impression on matchmakers at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Marlon Vera bloodies and batters Rob Font, scores multiple knockdowns to win UFC Vegas 53 main event
Marlon “Chito” Vera didn’t get a knockout but he bloodied and bludgeoned Rob Font with multiple knockdowns over five rounds to win a unanimous decision in the UFC Vegas 53 main event. While he had to battle through an awe-inspiring amount of output coming from Font throughout...