Andre Fili Vs. Bryce Mitchell Reportedly Set for Halloween UFC Event
Two young featherweights are expected to face off against one another on All Hallows’ Eve.
MMA Junkie was the first to report that Andre Fili and Bryce Mitchell will compete on a fight night on October 31. The UFC has yet to make the match between the two official.
Considered a top prospect, Mitchell (13-0) made his professional debut in 2015. Competing for World Series of Fighting and V3 Fights, Mitchell made his debut on The Ultimate Fighter 27. He would beat Tyler Diamond in his debut with the UFC. Currently. Mitchell is on a four-fight win streak with the UFC.
The 25-year-old last fought in May at UFC 249, beating Charles Rosa via unanimous decision.
Fili (21-7) will be fighting in his third fight of 2020. The 30-year-old, who made his UFC debut in 2013, lost to Sodiqu Yusuff at UFC 246 to start the year. He rebounded in June, where he beat Charles Jourdain via split decision. “The Fury” has nine wins with the UFC to go with six losses.
The main event of the October 31 UFC event is expected to be Anderson Silva v. Uriah Hall. There is no set location for the fight, but Las Vegas and “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi are both in play.