England’s own Nathaniel Wood goes to war with Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili at UFC London. The action takes place inside the O2 Arena in London, England.
Fili tags Wood with a fast punch. Fili drops Wood with the left hand. Wood gets back up to his feet. Fili hits Wood with a headkick. Wood chops the leg of Fili with a kick. Fili throws a cross. Wood returns with an overhand right. Wood jabs Fili and hurts him with a follow-up right hand. Fili drops down to the ground and Wood tee’s off on Fili with an onslaught of punches.
Wood is unable to get the finish but remains in control of the fight with top position. Wood whips out a massive leg kick on Fili. Fili throws a headkick. Fili does a ‘salsa’ dance before the bell sounds.
CDS: 10-9 Wood
Wood stuns Fili with a jab. Fili hits Wood with a headkick. Wood’s leg kicks land over and over again. Fili hurts Wood with a knee that puts him down. Fili gets on Wood’s back and goes for the rear-naked choke. Wood escapes the submission and reverses position, getting the back of Fili himself.
Fili turns out, getting top position on Wood. Wood works from his back landing punches and elbows. Fili hangs on to Wood for the final minute of the round.
CDS: 10-9 Fili
Wood works behind his jab. Wood lands a few leg kicks. Fili fires a left hand on Wood. Wood’s jab lands. Fili throws a body kick and Wood returns with a leg kick. Leg kick after leg kick lands for the Brit. Wood catches Fili with a strong left hook. Fili jabs Wood. Fili defends a takedown from Wood. Fili throws a flying kick at Wood but doesn’t connect.
CDS: 10-9 Wood (total score: 29-28 Wood)
Official result: Nathaniel Wood defeats Andre Fili by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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