A bantamweight scrap between Rob Font and Douglas Silva de Andrade kicked off tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view main card in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Round one begins and Silva de Andrade lands a hard low kick to start things off. Font circles and lands a front kick to the thigh. Rob shifts and then leaps forward with a combination that ends in a leg kick which lands. Silva de Andrade fires back with a low kick of his own but Rob Font dives in and scores a double leg takedown. Silva de Andrade gets up for a brief second but Font quickly drags him back to the canvas. Font moves to side control and lands an elbow. Douglas scrambles and gets back to fully guard. He stands up but is in a guillotine. Douglas breaks free and Font is back on the hunt. He delivers a low kick and throws a massive right which misses. Silva de Andrade responds with a low kick attempt which misses. Font leaps in and lands a jab followed by a knee. As he moves in he accidently pokes Douglas in the eye. The referee steps in to allow Douglas to recover. We restart and both men trade leg kicks. Rob Font leaps in with a 1-2 combination. Silva de Andrade circles and then fires off a hard low kick. Font quickly replies with one of his own. Rob with a nice jab. Andrade returns with a straight left that lands flush. Silva de Andrade leaps in but misses with an attempted combination. He misses and Font catches him with a counter. Font lands a knee and then grabs a hold of a guillotine. He drops down but cannot beat the horn. We are going to round two.
Round two begins and Silva de Andrade lands a low kick. Font comes forward and lands a nice combination. He follows that up with a low kick. Silva de Andrade returns fire with a low kick of his own and then another. Both men just miss with big left hook attempts. Font tries again and lands. Silva de Andrade throws a kick but Font catches it and trips him to the floor. Silva de Andrade is back up and circles off the fence. Font just misses with an uppercut and then eats a knee. Font comes forward with a right hand that lands over the top. Silva de Andrade returns fire with a low kick. He misses with a left hook and Font gets inside for a nice combination. Rob is using a lot of pressure now. He lands a jab followed by a knee. Rob Font is chasing him down now. He lands an overhand right that rocks Silva de Andrade. Font with multiple punches now. He opts to drop down and take the fight to the floor. He lands a shot but then Douglas get to his feet. Rob Font locks up a guillotine choke and drops to the floor. This submission is tight. Silva de Andrade taps and it is all over.