UFC Vegas 53 results - Font vs. Vera

UFC Vegas 53 results – Font vs. Vera

The UFC is back in Las Vegas on Saturday with UFC Vegas 53.  The event will be held at the promotion’s UFC Apex and has a 4pm ET start time for preliminary bouts.  MyMMANews.com has the results below.

In the main event, bantamweights Rob Font and Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera were supposed to meet at no more than 136-pounds.  Yesterday however, Font missed weight by 2.5 pounds and chose not to continue his cut.

Prior to the fight, Font spoke with MyMMANews about the matchup with Vera, lessons from his loss to Aldo and crediting his girlfriend for his journey into the UFC and now becoming one of the best bantamweights in the world.  Check out the interview with John Eric Poli below.

UFC Vegas 53 results below

Main Card (ESPN, ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET)

Marlon Vera defeated Rob Font via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)

Andrei Arlovski defeated Jake Collier via split decisoin (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Joanderson Brito defeated Andre Fili via TKO – Round 1, 0:40

Grant Dawson defeated Jared Gordon via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 4:11

Darren Elkins defeated Tristan Connelly via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Krzysztof Jotko defeated Gerald Meerschaert via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (ESPN2, ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET)

Alexandr Romanov defeated Chase Sherman via submission (Americana) – Round 1, 2:11

Francisco Figueiredo defeated Daniel Lacerda via submission (kneebar) – Round 1, 1:18

Gabriel Green defeated Yohan Lainesse via TKO – Round 2, 4:02

Natan Levy defeated Mike Breeden via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Shanna Young defeated Gina Mazany via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:11

Tatsuro Taira vs. Carlos Candelario – fight cancelled due to Candelario being ill

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