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UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts

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Another landmark event in Philippine sporting history will happen this week as the premiere mixed martial arts organization in the world, the Ultimate Fighting Championship enters Philippine soil.

UFC Fight Night Manila will happen on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, headlined by a super fight: Former UFC Lightweight Champion, Frankie Edgar, meets former WEC Featherweight Champion, Urijah Faber.

To open the UFC Fight Night Manila Fight Week festivities, an open workout at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall, Wednesday evening featuring the following fighters:

Frankie Edgar (#2 UFC featherweight contender, former UFC Lightweight Champion)
Urijah Faber (#3 UFC bantamweight contender, former WEC Feathweight Champion)
Gegard Mousasi (#7 UFC middleweight contender, former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion, DREAM Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Champion)
Costas Philippou (#12 UFC middleweight contender)
Mark Muñoz (UFC middleweight)
Luke Barnatt (UFC middleweight)

Here are photos from the open workouts:

Middleweight Bout: Mark Muñoz (+140) vs. Luke Barnatt (-160)

Philippine Sports News - Tiebreaker Times UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts News

Luke “Bigslow” Barnatt

Philippine Sports News - Tiebreaker Times UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts News

Mark ” the Filipino Wrecking Machine” Munoz

Light Heavyweight Bout: Gegard Mousasi (-650) vs. Costas Philippou (+475)

Philippine Sports News - Tiebreaker Times UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts News

Constantinos “Costas” Philippou

Philippine Sports News - Tiebreaker Times UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts News

“The Dreamcatcher” Gegard Mousasi

Featherweight Bout: Frankie Edgar (-450) vs. Urijah Faber (+360)

Philippine Sports News - Tiebreaker Times UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts News

“The California Kid” Urijah Faber

Philippine Sports News - Tiebreaker Times UFC Fight Night Manila: Open Workouts News

Frankie “the Answer” Edgar


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