June 25, 1987 |
Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
|Other names||Times New Roman|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||71.5 in (182 cm)|
|Fighting out of||North Reading, Massachusetts|
|Rank||Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
White mongkol in Muay Thai
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Rob Font (born June 25, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2008, he formerly competed for CES MMA, where he was the Featherweight Champion.
Mixed martial arts career
Ultimate Fighting Championship
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 injury and replaced by Joey Gomez. He won the fight by TKO in the second round.
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.  He was replaced by promotional newcomer Matt Schnell. He won the fight via TKO in the first round.
Championships and accomplishments
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. George Roop and Douglas Silva de Andrade
- CES MMA
- Featherweight Championship (One time)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|18 matches||15 wins||3 losses|
|Win||15–3||Thomas Almeida||TKO (head kick and punches)||UFC 220||January 20, 2018||2||2:24||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Loss||14–3||Pedro Munhoz||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida||October 28, 2017||1||4:03||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||14–2||Douglas Silva de Andrade||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 213||July 8, 2017||2||4:36||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||13–2||Matt Schnell||KO (knee and punches)||The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale||December 3, 2016||1||3:47||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||12–2||John Lineker||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 198||May 14, 2016||3||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||12–1||Joey Gomez||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz||January 17, 2016||2||4:13||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||11–1||George Roop||KO (punches)||UFC 175||July 5, 2014||1||2:19||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Bantamweight debut. Performance of the Night.|
|Win||10–1||Tristen Johnson||KO (punch)||CES MMA 23||April 25, 2014||1||2:48||Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States|
|Win||9–1||Ahsan Abdullah||Submission (D'Arce Choke)||CES MMA 21||January 24, 2014||1||3:48||Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States|
|Win||8–1||Matt Dimarcantonio||Decision (unanimous)||CES MMA 20||December 6, 2013||3||5:00||Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States||Defended the CES Featherweight Championship.|
|Win||7–1||Chris Foster||TKO (punches)||CES MMA 18: Gold Rush||August 9, 2013||1||4:01||Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States||Won the CES Featherweight Championship.|
|Win||6–1||Lucas Cruz||Decision (unanimous)||CES MMA: Path to Destruction||April 12, 2013||3||5:00||Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States||Catchweight (150 lbs) bout.|
|Win||5–1||Saul Almeida||Decision (unanimous)||CES MMA: Undisputed 2||February 1, 2013||3||5:00||Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States|
|Win||4–1||Brandon Fleming||Decision (unanimous)||Cage Titans 11||October 12, 2012||3||5:00||Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||3–1||Lionel Young||Submission (guillotine choke)||CFX 21||August 11, 2012||3||0:58||Brockton, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||2–1||Thane Stimson||KO (punch)||Reality Fighting||June 2, 2012||1||0:43||Uncasville, Connecticut, United States||Featherweight debut.|
|Loss||1–1||Desmond Green||Decision (unanimous)||Premier FC 8||April 1, 2012||3||5:00||Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||1–0||Matt Tuthill||Submission (armbar)||Premier FC 7||December 3, 2011||1||2:32||Amherst, Massachusetts, United States||Lightweight debut.|
- "Rob Font - Official UFC Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Rob Font - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
- Mark Daniels (2014-05-24). "Rob Font inks deal with UFC". providencejournal.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
- Zane Simon (2014-05-26). "Welcome to the UFC Rob Font". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-05-26.
- Staff (2013-06-13). "George Roop meets newcomer Rob Font at UFC 175 in Las Vegas". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-06-13.
- Ben Fowlkes (2015-07-05). "UFC 175 results, photos: Rob Font blasts George Roop for first-round KO". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-07-05.
- Matt Erickson (2014-07-06). "UFC 175 bonuses: Weidman, Machida, Rousey, Font get $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-07-06.
- Jason Floyd (2014-07-10). "Rob Font vs. Chris Beal announced for UFC Fight Night 50". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
- Jason Floyd (2014-08-22). "Dustin Kimura vs. Chris Beal verbally agreed for UFC Fight Night 50 following injuries to Rob Font and Ian Entwistle". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
- Staff (2014-09-08). "Rob Font replaces Aljamain Sterling, faces Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night in Halifax". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-09-08.
- Staff (2014-09-29). "Rob Font out, Roman Salazar meets Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 54". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-09-29.
- Staff (2015-11-13). "Rob Font vs. Patrick Williams bantamweight bout set for UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
- Staff (2015-12-31). "Newcomer Joey Gomez gets fill-in duties at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
- Ben Fowlkes (2016-01-17). "UFC Fight Night 81 results: Rob Font drops Joey Gomez for second-round TKO". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-01-17.
- Guilherme Cruz (2016-03-23). "John Lineker vs. Rob Font official for UFC 198". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
- Brent Brookhouse (2016-05-14). "UFC 198 results: John Lineker's powerful striking overwhelms Rob Font for decision win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
- Staff (2016-08-24). "England's Ian Entwistle meets Rob Font at UFC 204 in Manchester". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24.
- Mike Bohn and Dann Stupp (2016-10-07). "Ian Entwistle off Saturday's UFC 204 card; Diakiese-Sajewski promoted to FS1 prelims". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-10-07.
- Tristen Critchfield (2016-10-25). "Rob Font, Alejandro Perez to clash at 'The Ultimate Fighter 24' Finale on Dec. 3". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2016-10-25.
- John Morgan (2016-11-24). "Alejandro Perez out at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, Rob Font needs new opponent". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
- Staff (2016-11-27). "Matt Schnell gets late-replacement spot on Saturday's TUF 24 Finale fight card". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
- Ben Fowlkes (2016-12-03). "TUF 24 Finale results: Rob Font wastes Matt Schnell with front kick, knee, ground-and-pound". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
- Guilherme Cruz (2017-06-21). "Rob Font vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade added to UFC 213". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
- "UFC 213 results: Rob Font impresses all around before submitting Douglas Silva de Andrade". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-09. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
- "UFC 213: New interim champ Robert Whittaker now has 6 bonuses in 8-fight streak". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-09. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
- Staff (2017-09-12). "Pedro Munhoz vs. Rob Font added to UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-09-12.
- "UFC Fight Night 119: Pedro Munhoz taps Rob Font with one-armed guillotine". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
- DNA, MMA. "Bantamweightclash tussen Thomas Almeida en Rob Font tijdens UFC 220 in Boston". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
- Dave Doyle (2018-01-20). "UFC 220 results: Rob Font finishes Thomas Almeida in second round". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2018-01-20.
- "Raphael Assuncao vs. Rob Font scheduled for UFC 226". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-04-13.