Rob Font scored a huge knockout win over former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title contender, Marlon Moraes, a few weeks ago at UFC Vegas 17 inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It was a huge win on many levels, with Font getting over the hump in a meaningful showdown after coming up short in previous opportunities against the likes of Raphael Assuncao and Pedro Munhoz.
The big win also earned him a Top 5 ranking.
But, Font isn't resting on his laurels following his huge victory, intending to dive into deeper water in hopes of running into a big shark.
“After we get through Calvin Kattar’s fight, I’m thinking sometime in March would be good. The first option would be T.J. Dillashaw. He’s a big name, the former champ, and if that doesn’t happen, I want Jose Aldo,” Font declared in a recent interview with BJPenn.com.
Of course, Font is teammates with Kattar, so he is currently helping him prepare for his big fight against Max Holloway, which is set to headline UFC Fight Island 7 on Jan. 16, 2021, in Abu Dhabi. After that, Font is looking to shift the focus back on himself against a former champion.
Dillashaw is nearing the end of his two-year suspension, while Aldo is also riding high after his big win over Marlon Vera (also at UFC Vegas 17). And while a match up against either man would be great for Font, he may have to look elsewhere because it seems Dillashaw and Aldo are eying a fight against each other.