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Sacramento, California’s Andre Fili earns 9th UFC win, decisions Charles Jourdain at ‘UFC Vegas 2’ in Nevada

'UFC Vegas 2' fight card

Andre “Touchy” Fili, 29, of Sacramento, California, United States was one of the winners at “UFC Vegas 2.” It was the Samoan-Native Hawaiian mixed martial artist’s ninth victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 10 MMA matches, “UFC Vegas 2” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 13, 2020. In the seventh bout of the evening, Fili fought Charles “Air” Jourdain, 24, of Beloeil, Quebec, Canada in the featherweight division.

After three five-minute rounds, the featherweight bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Chris Tognoni raised the hand of Fili, who was declared the winner via split decision.

Winning at “UFC Vegas 2” improved the professional MMA record of Fili to 21 wins and 7 losses. On the other hand, Jourdain now has 10 wins and 3 losses.

The UFC held “UFC Vegas 2” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details of the featherweight contest between Fili and Jourdain:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

1. Canada 1. Charles “Air” Jourdain
2. Georgia 1. Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili
3. Italy 1. Marvin “The Italian Dream” Vettori
4. Kazakhstan 1. Mariya Agapova
5. United States
  1. Andre “Touchy” Fili
  2. Anthony “Aquaman” Ivy
  3. Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa
  4. Christian “The Beast” Aguilera
  5. Cynthia Calvillo
  6. Gina “Danger” Mazany
  7. Gustavo Lopez
  8. Hannah “Shockwave” Cifers
  9. Jessica “Evil” Eye
  10. Jordan Espinosa
  11. Julia “Raging Panda” Avila
  12. Karl “Baby K” Roberson
  13. Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar
  14. Mark “The Bumblebee” De La Rosa
  15. Tyson Nam
6.  Uzbekistan 1. Zarrukh “The Lion” Adashev

Bout #: 7 of 10

Blue Corner

  • Name: Charles “Air” Jourdain
  • Age: 24
  • Hometown: Beloeil, Quebec, Canada
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 10 wins, 2 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 1 win, 1 loss
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: Doo Ho Choi

Red Corner

  • Name: Andre “Touchy” Fili
  • Age: 29
  • Hometown: Sacramento, California, USA
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 20 wins, 7 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 8 wins, 6 losses
  • UFC opponent defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: Jeremy Larsen, Felipe Arantes, Gabriel Benitez, Hacran Dias, Artem Lobov, Dennis Bermudez, Myles Jury, Sheymon Moraes

Result

  • Division: Bantamweight
  • Referee: Chris Tognoni
  • Winner: ANDRE FILI
  • Method: Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 3

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