LAS VEGAS -
Constantinos Philippou has taken another step up the middleweight ladder.
The Serra-Longo Fight Team member out-struck tough Japanese vet Riki Fukuda and picked up a unanimous-decision victory for his fourth straight win in the UFC.
The preliminary-card bout was part of Saturday's UFC 148 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It aired on FX prior to the night's pay-per-view main card.