Joanderson Brito knocks out Andre Fili in spectacular fashion

Joanderson Brito knocks out Andre Fili in spectacular fashion

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), hosts another event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the UFC Vegas 53 main event top 10 contenders will face of as #5 Rob Font is set to square of against #8 ranked Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera. Co-main event action sees former middleweight turned heavyweight Jake Collier battle former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski.

In this highlighted play-by-play we will look at a fight between Andre Fili and Joanderson Brito.

Fili (21-8), has transitioned into a well-rounded mixed martial artist during his time in the UFC, amassing a record of 9-7-1 inside the octagon. Fili in his last appearance against Daniel Pineda ended in a ‘no contest’ after a bad accidental eye poke forced a premature end.

Brito (12-3-1), is set to make his second walk under the UFC banner, his promotional debut did not go his way, he suffered a decision loss to Bill Algeo. Before that fight Brito has won 11 straight fights and earning his UFC contract with a win over Diego Lopes on the Contender Series.

Fighter Comparison

Andre Fili NAME Joanderson Brito
21-8-0 RECORD 12-3-1
5-11 HEIGHT 5-8
145.5 lbs WEIGHT 145.5 lbs
74 in REACH 72 in
40 in LEG REACH 38 in
42% KO WIN % 42%
14% SUB WIN % 42%
43% DEC WIN % 17%


Here is how the fight played out round by round:


Your referee in charge is Herb Dean. Both fighters open up with a couple calf kicks. Brito lands a jab down the middle and follow it up with a BIG right over the top, Fili is badly HURT! Brito smells blood and is throwing hammer fists and eventually Herb Dean is forced to stop the fight. WHAT A STATEMENT.

Official Result: Joanderson Brito def. Andre Fili via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:41

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Lenny March
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