The Ultimate Fighting Championship holds its final event of 2020 with UFC Fight Night 183 on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Headlining the event are two ranked welterweights in Stephen Thompson and Geoff Neal inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-main event features a bantamweight affair between the former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and the surging Marlon Vera.
In the opening bout of the main card, Marlon Moraes takes on Rob Font in a bantamweight contest.
Marlon Moraes has had a rocky few fights as of late. He’s coming into this bout following a second-round TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen. Initially, the bantamweight entered the UFC as a highly-touted prospect. After dropping his debut to Raphael Assuncao, he went on a tear taking out some of the divisions best. Now, “Magic” Marlon Moraes is looking to get back to his winning ways as he takes on Rob Font.
Rob Font has been on the sidelines for a year but is eager to get back in a big way. Known as one of the better boxers of the division, Although Font is riding a 2 fight win streak, h
Here’s how the bantamweight bout between Marlon Moraes vs. Rob Font went down at UFC Fight Night 183, including around by around scoring. For full results of the event, check them out right here.
Round 1: Both fighters meet in the center of the cage and as soon as Moraes finds his opening, he takes Font to the floor. Moraes locks up a guillotine momentarily but Font escapes and the fighters scramble briefly. Moraes gains control on the ground, lands some big punches, and tries to advance position. Font is able to defend and gets back to his feet. Font resets and gets to work on the feet. With precision, power punches finding their mark time and time again. Font is only on his feet for 40 seconds to dispatch Marlon Moraes once the bout got back to his world. Wobbling Moraes several times, Font eventually drops Moraes and ground and pounds his way to victory.
Official Result: Rob Font defeats Marlon Moraes via TKO at 3:47 of round 1.
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