Michael Johnson
Johnson
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Aug 25 2018
Saturday

Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
17-13-0
SD 3
SD 3
18-5-0

The tape

37
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

SUBKOSUBKOUD
Form
SDUDUDUDKO
17
Wins
18
8
By KO
8
47
KO%
44
2
By SUB
3
12
SUB%
17
13
Loses
5
1
Stopped
2
8
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009
30
Bouts
23
66
Rounds
52
4 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 35 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Michael Johnson vs Andre Fili report

Who won Johnson vs Fili?

Michael Johnson beat Andre Fili by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 135, on Saturday 25th August 2018 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Johnson.

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).

Johnson vs Fili stats

Michael Johnson stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Andre Fili made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Johnson had a slight advantage in power over Fili, with a 47% knock out percentage over Fili's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Fili had a slight advantage over Johnson, with a 17% submission rate over Johnson's 12%.

Michael Johnson was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.

Fili had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Johnson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Fili, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 96 to Fili's 79.

Johnson vs Fili form

Michael Johnson had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Josh Emmett at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 124 on 14th January 2018 by split decision in the 2nd round at Scottrade Center, St. Louis.

He had lost to Justin Gaethje at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on 7th July 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 4 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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