Andre Fili Scores First-Round TKO Against Lucas Almeida With a Cracking Right Hand – UFC 296 Highlights

Andre Fili

Losing three of his last four inside the Octagon, Andre Fili was hard-pressed for a win at UFC 296 on Saturday night.

Fili stepped into the cage determined to close out 2023 on a high note and he did exactly that, scoring a brutal first-round knockout of Brazilian standout Lucas Almeida during the early prelims portion of the final pay-per-view event of the year.

With nearly 90 seconds left in the opening round, ‘Touchy’ uncockred a short right hook that caught Almeida on the button and sent him crashing to the canvas.

Following his opponent to the ground, Fili unleashed a flurry of strikes that forced the referee to step in, calling for the stoppage and giving fans their second finish in as many fights.

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Official Result: Andre Fili def. Lucas Almeida TKO at 3:32 of Round 1

Check Out Highlights from andre fili vs. lucas almeida at UFC 296 below: