Phoenix, AZ — “Is determination anyone else?” Andre Fialho inquired aft a first-round knockout of Cameron VanCamp astatine UFC 274 connected Saturday.
He already knew the answer.
Fialho has stated a tendency to combat six times this year, aft joining the UFC connected abbreviated announcement backmost successful January. After losing his debut against Michel Pereira, he’s fought doubly more, winning some fights.
“I conscionable privation to— I’m grateful for the opportunity. I asked Dana to fight, helium gave maine the fight,” Fialho (16-4, 1NC) told media outlets including Cageside Press backstage astatine the Footprint Center successful Phoenix connected Saturday. “I privation different one. I privation to enactment active.”
He already has one. Fialho fto gaffe that he’d spoken with UFC President Dana White pursuing the triumph implicit VanCamp. “Looks similar I’m warring successful Singapore, June 11.”
That would beryllium UFC 275. His 3rd numbered UFC lawsuit successful 4 fights. His 4th combat successful sixth months. Fialho doesn’t person an hostile conscionable yet. He conscionable knows he’ll beryllium fighting.
“I asked for the date, and Dana said yes to the date. I don’t person an hostile yet,” Fialho revealed.
All of this seems to beryllium starring up to Fialho breaking the UFC’s enactment record, presently held by Angela Hill, who had six fights successful conscionable 337 days. At Fialho’s pace, helium could beryllium astatine six by the extremity of the summer. He’s also, rather obviously, staying active, and it’s that much than thing that is driving him.
“All of it, but I’m not looking to interruption records. Only for myself. I privation to enactment active, I privation to consciousness arsenic comfy successful determination arsenic I americium connected the sofa drinking water,” said Fialho. And no, making value repeatedly successful specified a abbreviated span volition not beryllium a problem, helium told reporters.
“I’m a professional. I don’t devour sugar, I don’t portion soda. I effort to support my value 186, 188 [pounds] maximum. I sweat a lot. It’s casual to marque weight.”
Watch the afloat UFC 274 post-fight property scrum with Andre Fialho above.