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Max Holloway Meets Andre Fili at UFC 172

Written by Tom Ngo
January 29th, 2014
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On Wednesday, an intriguing featherweight affair between a pair of up-and-comers was added to the UFC 172 roster. Max Holloway (pictured) will fight Andre Fili on April 26.

The UFC announced the shootout via Twitter.

Holloway collected a much-needed win by TKO’ing Will Chope at UFC Fight Night 34. “Blessed” had dropped his two prior bouts before this month’s victory.

Fili, meanwhile, hasn’t lost a scrap since October 2010. He made his Octagon debut in spectacular fashion by putting down Jeremy Larsen at UFC 166.

Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland serves as host. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira headlines the pay-per-view broadcast.

Here is the show’s updated lineup:

Joe Ellenberger vs. Yancy Medeiros

Max Holloway vs. Andre Fili

Jake Ellenberger vs. Tarec Saffiedine

Glover Teixeira vs. Jon Jones (UFC light heavyweight champion)

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