The main event of UFC Vegas 53 ended with Marlon Vera winning a decision against Rob Font. While Font was winning the early half of every round, Vera would turn it around it the later half of the round and consistently hurt him from Round 2 to Round 5.
“When you work hard, you have the most chances to survive here.” – A teary eyed Marlon Vera said after the fight
Following the fight, he also said that, he is ready to fight any top 5 opponent.
Marlon Vera defeats Rob Font via unanimous decision
Andrei Arlovski defeats Jake Collier via Split Decision
Joanderson Brito def. Andre Fili via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:41
Grant Dawson def. Jared Gordon via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 4:11
Darren Elkins def. Tristan Connelly via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Krzysztof Jotko def. Gerald Meerschaert via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alexandr Romanov def. Chase Sherman via sub (Americana) – Round 1, 2:11
Francisco Figueiredo def. Daniel Da Silva via sub (kneebar) – Round 1, 1:18
Gabriel Green def. Yohan Lainesse via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:02
Natan Levy def. Mike Breeden via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Shanna Young def. Gina Mazany via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:11