Monterrey, Mexico – In his second fight of 2015, Andre Fili performed brilliantly and showed off his powerful high kicks.
UFC Fight Night 78 was held on November 21, 2015 at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.
This bout in the featherweight division began with hard leg kicks from Fili. Benitez landed some nice strikes of his own, and defended a quick single-leg from Fili. However, with just less than two minutes into the first round, Fili landed a right high kick flush; with followup combinations against the cage the referee had no choice but to step in and call off the match.
With the victory, Andre Fili returns to his winning ways in the UFC and now sits at 15-3. Gabriel Benitez drops to 18-5.