Rob Font is an amazing mixed martial artist who hails from Leominster, Massachusetts, the United States. Rob Font presently is competing in the Bantamweight division for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).
Table of Biography
Rob’s birthplace is Leominster, Massachusetts, and his birthdate is 25th June 1987. His full birth name is Robert Spencer Font. Likewise, he is thirty-four years old as of 2021 his nationality is American. As for his ancestry, he is of Puerto Rican descent. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac sign is Cancer. Coming from her family, she has an older sister and a younger brother. Whereas parents were from a military background which was the first thing that helped them to know each other.
Due to the same condition, Font and his siblings grew up under strict observation and had a good childhood. His childhood days went moving from one place to another like to Japan, Malaysia, South Carolina, Virginia, New York, Louisiana, and Florida. He spends his earlier days mostly with his mom and siblings and not mostly with his dad. As for her hometown, it is Tampa, where he has many memories.
Regarding his educational background, there is no information about his qualifications. Additionally, the martial artist dropped out of his high school after getting his GED and earning money. He was planning to make money, save them, and get into a community college. At that time, he was earning being a pizza delivery guy. While delivering in the Tampa area, he once noticed fighters working out inside a garage that built some interest in him.
Expecting from his family background, he should have chosen to get into the military which he did not. Instead, the marital artist began hitting the gym. After going to the gym for 6 months, Font got his first opportunity to participate in a kickboxing fight. Then, he went to Massachusetts, where he got his 1st amateur fight after taking training during his amateur career in the year 2009. All in all, Rob recorded 3-1 in his amateur career.
Career and Professional Life
The professional martial artist started his amateur training from the year 2009. Then, he went on to compile a record of 3-1 before appearing professionally for the first time in December 2011. In her professional presence, he compiled a record of 10-1 participating in numerous regional raises across his birthplace New England. It was before making a contract with the UFC in the spring of 2014. On 5th July 2014, he finally made his first promotional present against George Roop at UFC 175. He secured a place in the next fight via knockout in the 1st round.
In fact, the artist gained a Performance of the Night as a bonus. For his following session, Rob had a game with Chris Beal on 5th September 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. But, the American martial artist dragged out of the session, mentioning an injury. On 4th October 2014, there was an expectation that he would be facing Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 54. Then, he was dragged out of the match the week of the occasion, and he was substituted by Roman Salazar. On 17th January 2016, he was projected to face Chris Williams at UFC Fight Night 81.
Likewise, Williams was enforced out of the match because of an injury and was switched by Joey Gomez. Font became the winner of the match by TKO in the 2nd round. On 8th October 2016, he faced John Lineker at UFC 198 and was defeated via undisputed choice. He was also projected to face Ian Entwistle on the same date but at UFC 204. But, on the day past the occasion, Entwistle fell ill throughout the weight cutting procedure and the session tussled. On 3rd December 2016, he was projected to face Alejandro Pérez at the Final of The Ultimate Fighter 24. However, on 24th November, Perez was out of the match and was swapped by promotional beginner Matt Schnell.
In the 1st round, he became the winner of the match via TKO. On 8th July 2017, he faced Douglas Silva de Andrade at UFC 213 and won the match by submission in the 2nd round. He even got the Performance of the Night award. Likewise, on 28th October 2017, he faced Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night 119 but was defeated via submission in the 1st round. As of 20th January 2018, Rob faced Thomas Almeida at UFC 220 and became the winner of the match via TKO in the 2nd round. The artist then faced Raphael Assunção on 7th July 2018 at UFC 226 and was defeated via undisputed choice.
On 15th December 2018, Rob faced Sergio Pettis at UFC on Fox 31 and was the winner. He then faced Cody Stamann on 22nd June 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 12. But, according to the report of 5th June 2019, Stamman draw out of the happening because of an injury and was swapped by John Lineker. Lineker was drawn out from the session for an unrevealed purpose. He was dragged out from the card. On 7th December 2019, he faced Ricky Simón at UFC on ESPN 7 and became the winner. The same victory helped him to earn the Fight of the Night award.
On 19th December 2020, the martial artist faced Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night 183. Rob then won the match through technical knockout in the 1st round. This again helped him to win a Performance of the Night award. On 22nd May 2021, he faced Cody Garbrandt at UFC Fight Night 188 and won via unanimous choice. In the headliner of UFC on ESON 31, he played against the champion, José Aldo on 4th December 2021 where he was defeated through unanimous decision. On 30th April 2022, he will be facing Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night 208.
As for her income, Rob has been earning an impressive amount of money all over his professional career. His estimated overall net worth is around $175,000 as of the recent report. Likewise, he has been making $60,000 as a guaranteed payout. His primary source of income is his professional career as a martial artist.
Lately, the martial artist has earned $2,500 as Reebok sponsorship after his match in December 2021. Moreover, he has also been earning sponsoring numerous brands like Habrok Brand, an MMA gears company; Natural Effex.
Talking about the martial artist’s relationship status, he has been dating his girlfriend, Kathryn Frias. The couple has been in a relationship since their 7th grade. Font’s girlfriend hails from the Northeast and used to visit Florida every summer together with her family. She was also a student of Florida Tampa University. The pair together got back to Massachusetts, where Rob’s 1st amateur match happened. To this day, there is no information about the couple’s fight and separation.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding his physical statistics, Rob has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 m. The American martial artist weighs about 135 lbs or 61 kg. Similarly, he has a fair complexion with a pair of black eyes and black hair. The powerful artist obviously has an athletic body type. Being an athlete, Font has been following his own intense diet, training, and even rigorous exercise. Moreover, He eats food that is low in calories and is high-quality meals with lean protein like fish, chicken, turkey, eggs, or Greek yogurt.
Coming to the social media part, he has been quite active on here and has thousands of followers there. Rob has an Instagram account, a Facebook account, and also a Twitter account. On Instagram, the American martial artist has gained 45.7 thousand followers. Similarly, he has 10.7 thousand followers on Twitter and 3.8 thousand followers on Facebook as of 2022. There is no doubt that Font has worked hard to gain fame which has made him popular all over the world.