The matchup between Jake Matthews and André Fialho was a highly anticipated one in the UFC world. Both fighters were coming into the bout with impressive records and were looking to make a statement in the welterweight division.
From the opening bell, Matthews looked to establish his dominance with his striking game. He threw a variety of punches and kicks, and Fialho was forced to defend himself against the onslaught. Despite being on the back foot, Fialho managed to land a few good shots of his own, showcasing his power.
As the fight progressed, Matthews started to take control with his grappling skills. He was able to take Fialho down multiple times and control him on the ground. Fialho did well to defend against the submissions, but Matthews was relentless in his pursuit of a finish.
In the third round, Matthews finally managed to get the submission he was looking for. He locked in a rear-naked choke and forced Fialho to tap out. It was a dominant performance by Matthews, who showcased his well-rounded skill set.
Despite the loss, Fialho showed that he has the power to end fights with one punch. If he can improve his takedown defense and grappling, he could be a force to be reckoned with in the welterweight division.