Rob Font: Combining Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai

UFC Fighter Profile: Rob Font

Robert Spencer Font is an American professional mixed martial artist born on June 25, 1987. 

Rob Font, as he is more commonly knowncurrently competes in the Bantamweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

A professional competitor since 2011, Font formerly competed for CES MMA, where he was the Featherweight Champion. 

As of July 26, 2021, he is #4 in the UFC bantamweight rankings. 

A native of Central Massachusetts, Font began training as an amateur in 2009 and compiled a record of 3-1 before making his professional debut in December 2011.

Font compiled a record of 10-1 as a professional, competing for several regional promotions across his native New England before signing with the UFC in the spring of 2014.

UFC Profile – Rob Font – UFC Career

First Fights:

  • Font vs. Roop:

Font made his promotional debut against George Roop on July 5, 2014, at UFC 175.

He won the fight via knockout in the first round.

 He also earned a Performance of the Night bonus.

  • Font vs. Gomez:

font was expected to face Chris Williams on January 17, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 81

Subsequently, Williams was forced out of the fight due to an injury, and he was replaced by Joey Gomez.

Font won the fight by TKO in the second round.

  • Font vs. Lineker

Font next faced John Lineker on May 14, 2016, at UFC 198.

He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

  • Font vs. Schnell

Font was expected to face Alejandro Pérez on December 3, 2016, at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale.

However, Perez pulled out of the fight on November 24 and was replaced by promotional newcomer Matt Schnell

Font won the fight via TKO in the first round.

  • Font vs. Andrade

Font faced Douglas Silva de Andrade on July 8, 2017 at UFC 213.

 He won the fight by submission in the second round.

 He earned the Performance of the Night award for the win.

His way up in rankings:

  • Font vs. Munhoz

Font faced Pedro Munhoz on October 28, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 119.

He lost the fight via submission in round one.

  • Font vs. Almeida

Font faced Thomas Almeida on January 20, 2018, at UFC 220.

He won the fight via TKO in the second round.

  • Font vs. Assunção

Font faced Raphael Assunção on July 7, 2018, at UFC 226.

He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

  • Font vs. Pettis

Font faced Sergio Pettis on December 15, 2018, at UFC on Fox 31.

He won the fight via unanimous decision.

  • Font vs. Simon

Font faced Ricky Simón at UFC on ESPN 7 on December 7, 2019. 

He won the fight via unanimous decision.

This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award.

  • Font vs. Moraes

Font faced Marlon Moraes on December 19, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 183.

Font won the fight via technical knockout in round one.

This win earned him a Performance of the Night award.

  • Font vs. Garbrandt

Font faced Cody Garbrandt on May 22, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 188.

He won the bout by unanimous decision.

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