'The Korean Superboy' Doo Ho Choi faces Andre Fili at UFC 214

A featherweight fight with fireworks written all over it has been confirmed for UFC 214 as "The Korean Superboy" Doo Ho Choi will meet Andre Fili on July 29 in Anaheim.

The new fight was confirmed by UFC officials via the LA Times on Wednesday.

Choi (14-2) will make his return after a "Fight of the Year" against Cub Swanson last year where the two featherweights went to war for 15 minutes in an epic slugfest for the ages.

Prior to that loss, Choi has reeled off three straight wins in the UFC with all of those fights finished by knockout or TKO in the first round.

Fili (16-4) will look to make a move into the top 15 rankings as he faces Choi in July.

The Team Alpha Male fighter has bounced back and forth between wins and losses overh is past seven fights but he'll try to get a second victory in a row when he faces Choi at the card taking place in Anaheim.

The matchup between Choi and Fili is the first bout confirmed for the upcoming UFC 214 card in Anaheim with more bouts expected to be announced in the coming days.


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