Andre Fili Out Of Fight Night 50, Chas Skelly Set To Step In

August 27, 2014 9:50 am by BJPENN.COM News

Fan favorite Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Sean Soriano.

The UFC announced that Chas Skelly, who won this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, will be stepping in for Fili against Sean Soriano.

Skelly is coming off a win in his UFC debut this past Saturday where he finished Tom Niinimaki by submission in the first round.

Soriano on the other hand is 0-1 in the UFC, after suffering a submission loss to Tatsuya Kawajiri.

The UFC Fight Night 50 takes place September 5th at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard Connecticut.

The lineup is currently as follows:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET)

Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza
Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell
Derrick Lewis vs. Matt Mitrione
Michael Chiesa vs. Joe Lauzon
Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira
John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)

Rodrigo Damm vs. Al Iaquinta
Chris Camozzi vs. Rafael Natal
Chris Beal vs. Dustin Kimura
Chas Skelly vs. Sean Soriano

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