Andre Fialho has signed with the UFC and will get a big opportunity. Muslim Salikhov has been forced out of UFC on ESPN 32, and Fialho (14-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will step in on short notice to face Michel Pereira (26-11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC).
Andre Fialho: Is Muslim, Wiki, Age, Parents
Belonging to Portugal, he may practice Roman Catholicism, which is practiced by around 81 percent of the population in the nation. He may not, however, be Muslim.The MMA champion appears to be a family man, as he frequently posts photographs of his mother, father, and brother on Instagram, expressing love and thanks.
Fialho is a stand-in for Muslim Salikhov, who had to withdraw from the welterweight fight due to sickness.ESPN was the first to report on the new match. UFC 270 takes place on January 22 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, and features a heavyweight unification championship fight between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane.
He is 27 years old, was born on April 27, 1994. He was born in Cascais, Portugal.Andre started his professional career in 2014 with a 5-0 record on the Portuguese provincial stage.
After that, he moved on to Bellator, where he recorded seven straight victories.Fialho won his next two fights for Bellator MMA before switching to the Professional Fighters League for the 2019 season.
On January 30, 2022, the UAE Warriors veteran defeated ex-UFC lightweight champion James Vick by TKO.
Filipa Mensurado and Andre Fialho Sr are Andre Fialho’s parents.
Tomas Fialho Mensurado, Fialho’s brother, is a licensed personal trainer and boxing instructor.Fialho, a Bellator, PFL, and LFA veteran, won four straight knockouts in 2021, stopping James Vick at XMMA 1 before a trio of first-round wins under the UAE Warriors banner.
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