Andre Fili Shows Off Urijah Faber Tattoo
The foundations of martial arts have always been based on honor and respect. Paying homage to the practitioners and instructors that equipped an athlete with their skillset. Showing respect comes in many forms. However, Andre Fili took things to a new level when he got a Urijah Faber face tattoo on his leg.
Andre Fili is a member of Urijah Faber’s camp, Team Alpha Male. As the founder of the gym, Faber has been responsible for changing the lives of many athletes who have entered his gym. Fili has mentioned in previous interviews that Team Alpha Male has changed his life and career. Also, he’s stated that the gym has gotten him out of some dark times in his life.
Fili Pays Respect in the Form of a Tattoo
So, Fili chose to pay just respect to Urijah in the form of a tattoo. Andre took to Instagram to show off the tattoo of Faber’s face with a caption explaining what Alpha Male means to him.
“Portrait of big bro @urijahfaber done by the homie @stevebutchertattoos. This is not only for him but all the other @teamalphamalemma family that helped raise and guide me on this journey. #brotherskeeper,” wrote Fili.
Faber Responds to the Tattoo
Faber saw the tattoo and took to Instagram to express his gratitude. He reposted the image with a heartfelt caption of his own. Seeming surprised at the tattoo, Faber accepted the gesture as an honor.
“What a crazy surprise @touchyfili, pumped to see my face, kick other people’s face 🤷🏽♂️. It’s inspiring to watch people change their own lives, and then the people around them. I’ve witnessed @touchyfili making an impact on everyone around him! Rare to get a tribute like this, the @outcasts_underdogs have their own way of showing gratitude. Honored to have been impactful in someone’s life, and love watching it getting paid forward. @teamalphamalemma @stevebutchertattoos -👌🏽🏆 #teethproblems,” wrote Faber.
Respect is shown in many different ways. What does everything think about Fili’s new Faber tattoo?
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