Rob Font vs Adrian Yanez Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for UFC 287 (Can Underdog Shock MMA World?)
Font vs Yanez Fight Info, Date & Time
UFC 287 — Main Card Bantamweight Bout
Rob Font (19-6, 8 KOs) vs. Adrian Yanez (16-3, 10 KOs)
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
Fight Time: This will be on the main card, which begins at 10 p.m. ET.
Venue: Miami-Dade Arena — Miami, Florida
Coverage: ESPN+, PPV
Font vs Yanez Odds & Prop Bets
All UFC 287 odds, lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Rob Font: (+148)
- Adrian Yanez: (-192)
Method of Victory:
- Font by KO/TKO: (+800)
- Font by Points: (+260)
- Font by Submission: (+1500)
- Yanez by KO/TKO: (+180)
- Yanez by Points: (+260)
- Yanez by Submission: (+1400)
Font vs Yanez Prediction
Rob Font heads into UFC 287 in search of a bounce-back performance. He hasn't tasted victory since May 2021, losing back-to-back outings by unanimous decision to Jose Aldo and Marlon Vera. Now, he must face Adrian Yanez, who's won nine consecutive fights with seven of those victories coming by KO/TKO.
Even though Yanez is on fire, I like Font's chance of surviving this fight. While the two bantamweights throw out a similar number of strikes, Font absorbs fewer significant blows per minute (3.95) than Yanez (5.49). The former CES MMA Featherweight Champion has also never been knocked out before, proving that he can survive a knockout artist like Yanez.
It's going to be a long fight that'll likely go the distance, which is the type of brawl that suits Font. Back him to return to his winning ways with a strong effort.
Winner: Rob Font
Font vs Yanez Best Bet
If Font is going to win this fight, it'll likely be by points. After all, six of his last seven fights have gone the distance while three of his previous four victories have come by a decision. Furthermore, Yanez has yet to be finished, picking up his three career losses by points.
With FanDuel listing this fight to go the distance at -112 odds, I'm even more confident that Font will emerge victorious via points.
Bet: Rob Font by Points (+260)
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