Greek Andreas Michailidis claims victory over ‘Apollo’ Silva in Oktagon MMA Tipsport Gamechanger Round of 16 clash

Andreas Michailidis

Former UFC middleweight Andreas Michailidis won unanimously over Brazilian Leandro ‘Apollo’ Silva at OKTAGON 40: TIPSPORT GAMECHANGER Round of 16.

Michailidis is a former UFC middleweight who has faced off against the current 185lb champion, Alex ‘Poatan’ Pereira. His opponent, ‘Apollo Silva, is also a former UFC fighter, having gone 3-4-1 with wins over Efrain Escudero, Charlie Brenneman and Lewis Gonzalez.

Michailidis and Silva competed in the Round of 16 in Oktagon’s one million euro Tipsport Gamechanger tournament. Whilst the fight was competitive throughout, Michailidis was the clear victor, having landed some of his signature kicks on Silva throughout the fight.

Silva succeeded in the second round, appearing close to securing a submission at times. However, Michailidis survived and now enters the quarter-finals of the million-euro tournament.

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