Rob Font – Marlon Vera. Forecast and announcement for the fight


UFC on ESPN 35 Main Event

The fight will take place on May 1 in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA) at the UFC Apex mini-arena and will become the main event of the UFC on ESPN 35 tournament. The estimated start of the fight is 04:30 Kyiv time. The fight will be broadcast live on Setanta Sports.

#5 Bantamweight Rob Font (19-5) will take on No. 8 Marlon Vera (20-7-1).

Font will return after a lackluster performance against José Aldo in December and a five round points loss as a result. This setback ended Font’s 4-match winning streak.

Vera also lost by decision to Aldo, and this was a year before Font’s fight with Junior. Since then, the Ecuadorian has beaten Davey Grant on points and in November at UFC 268, a spectacular front kick in the 3rd round knocked out former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.

Prediction for the fight

An interesting confrontation between the styles of two drummers awaits us. Font can take his toll with technique, speed, cardio and precision work. While Vera is more aggressive and has striking power. For Font, it is more profitable to delay the fight, but in the first half of the fight, Vera will be a great danger to the opponent.

Font doesn’t take a hit very well and that could be a key factor in Vera’s win. The pressure of a fighter from Latin America, multiplied by power, should lead to his success. At the same time, it cannot be ruled out that Vera can use his BJJ skills, in this he is better than his opponent.

Vera wins by knockout in the 2nd round