Michael Johnson Won Andre Fili In A Close Match!
We’re live at UFC Lincoln co-main event inside Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, where Andre Fili faces Michael Johnson in a UFC Featherweight spectacle.
We’ve seen quite a good exchange in the first round. Johnson landed a left hand early on and showed he goes all or nothing from the beginning. Fili demonstrated the power of his head kicks, while Johnson was responding like a pro. One accidental eye gauge during the first round is seen too. Good round for both fighters.
At the beginning of the second round, Fili attacked with head kicks again but Johnson blocked efficiently and punished him with a left hand. Good head kick from Fili and a great takedown.
Fili put his left elbow under Johnson’s chin, but Johnson survived and slipped out of it.
Winds Are Changing!
Johnson was able to spin into a guard. Johnson delivers some good elbows, while Fili was unable to complete the triangle choke. The end of round 2.
As soon as the third round started, Fili attacked with head kicks. Fili evaded the opponent’s left hand efficiently. Both fighters ended up on the ground, but Johnson found a way back to his feet. Johnson connects with few left hands and scores a takedown. The match ends, it will be a very close call.
The Menace is back in the win column!
— UFC (@ufc) August 26, 2018
Final Result: Michael Johnson defeats Andre Fili via split decision
Michael Johnson improves his score to 18-13 MMA, 10-9 UFC; while Andre Fili drops to 18-6 MMA, 6-5 UFC.