Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Fili vs Pineda?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Fili vs Pineda stats
Andre Fili stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Daniel Pineda made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 18 by submission.
The stats suggested Fili had a slight advantage in power over Pineda, with a 43% knock out percentage over Pineda's 33%.
Andre Fili was the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Fili had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pineda. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Fili was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 year and 7 months later than Pineda, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 68 to Pineda's 71.
Fili vs Pineda form
Andre Fili had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Bryce Mitchell at UFC Vegas 12 on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Charles Jourdain at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Myles Jury at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Before that, he had been beaten by Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
He had won against Dennis Bermudez at UFC on FOX 27 on 27th January 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.
Fili's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Pineda's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.