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Andre Fili

Featherweight Division

22-9-0 (W-L-D)

9

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Andre Fili

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Andre Fili's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Federal Way, United States
Trains at
Team Alpha Male (Urijah Faber's Ultimate Fitness)
Fighting style
MMA
Age
32
Height
71.00
Weight
145.50
Octagon Debut
Oct. 20, 2013
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Nine wins by KO, three by submission (2 armbar, 1 triangle)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • Has 9-7, 1 NC record in his last 17 bouts
     
  • Lone pre-UFC loss came in the fifth round of a 2011 fight with Derrick Burnsed due to a knee injury

UFC Fight Night (9/17/22) Fili won a three round split decision over Bill Algeo 

UFC on ESPN (4/30/22) Fili was stopped by Joanderson Brito via strikes at :41 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Fili’s bout with Daniel Pineda was ruled a no contest at :46 of the second round after Pineda was rendered unable to continue due to an accidental eye poke

UFC Fight Night (10/31/20) Fili lost a three round unanimous decision to Bryce Mitchell

UFC on ESPN (6/13/20) Fili won a three round split decision over Charles Jourdain

UFC 246 (1/18/20) Fili lost a three round unanimous decision to Sodiq Yusuff

UFC Fight Night (7/13/19) Fili knocked out Sheymon Moraes at 3:07 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (2/17/19) Fili won a three round unanimous decision over Myles Jury

UFC Fight Night (8/25/18) Fili lost a three round split decision to Michael Johnson

UFC on FOX (1/27/18) Fili won a three round split decision over Dennis Bermudez

UFC Fight Night (10/21/17) Fili won a three round unanimous decision over Artem Lobov

UFC 214 (7/29/17) Fili lost a three round unanimous decision to Calvin Kattar

UFC Fight Night (10/1/16) Fili won a three round unanimous decision over Hacran Dias

UFC 197 (4/23/16) Fili was knocked out by Yair Rodriguez at 2:15 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (11/21/15) Fili stopped Gabriel Benitez via strikes at 3:13 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/21/15) Fili was submitted by Godofredo Pepey via flying triangle choke at 3:14 of the first round

UFC 179 (10/25/14) Fili won a three round unanimous decision over Felipe Arantes

UFC 172 (4/26/14) Fili was submitted by Max Holloway via guillotine choke at 3:39 of the third round

UFC 166 (10/19/13) Fili stopped Jeremy Larsen via strikes at :53 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 14-15 because I wanted to be famous.

What ranks and titles have you held? WFC and ISCF featherweight titles.

Do you have any heroes? Batman

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to fight in the UFC; this has been my dream since I was a kid. Fighting is all I have.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I dropped out of Community College to further pursue MMA. I am nowhere near earning a degree.

What was your job before you started fighting? Making Pizza

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Two featherweight titles. Voted Top 25 under 25 in MMA. Voted #2 prospect in the world.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Piano Key Belt in JoeJitsu under Joseph Benavidez

Favorite grappling technique: Flying Triangle

Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut