ROB FONT OUTSTRIKES CODY GARBRANDT FOR CAREER-BEST WIN IN UFC FIGHT NIGHT

ROB FONT OUTSTRIKES

On Saturday night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Rob Font fought former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt in the biggest fight of his life. And he handled the pressure of his first-ever UFC main event by applying relentless pressure and hitting at a high volume to beat Garbrandt by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47). Font won the fight 48-47, according to DAZN News.

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Font used the jab to let Garbrandt know he had a six-inch reach advantage and would use it for 25 minutes if possible in the first round. Garbrandt seemed to have worked it out and closed out the stanza with two takedowns.

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Results


Main card (ESPN+)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Rob Font def. Cody Garbrandt Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00
Women’s Strawweight Carla Esparza def. Yan Xiaonan TKO (punches) 2 2:58
Heavyweight Jared Vanderaa def. Justin Tafa Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Women’s Featherweight Norma Dumont def. Felicia Spencer Decision (split) (30–27, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Ricardo Ramos def. Bill Algeo Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Jack Hermansson def. Edmen Shahbazyan Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 29–27, 29–27) 3 5:00


Preliminary card (ESPN+)
Heavyweight Ben Rothwell def. Chris Barnett Submission (guillotine choke) 2 2:07
Welterweight Court McGee def. Cláudio Silva Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–26, 29–27) 3 5:00
Flyweight Bruno Gustavo da Silva def. Victor Rodriguez KO (punches) 1 1:00
Featherweight Joshua Culibao def. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (128.5 lb) David Dvořák def. Juan Camilo Ronderos Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:18
Lightweight Damir Ismagulov def. Rafael Alves Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00

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Elina Raven is an author and content writer for maxblizz. Elina completed her graduation in MA Screen Production - Screenwriting and Documentary at the University Of the West Of England, Bristol.

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