Two new fights confirmed for UFC Fight Night Manila
Action packed matches are added to the lineup for UFC Fight Night Manila: Lamas vs Penn.
Taekwondo and Muay Thai black belt James “Moon Walker” Moontasri (9-4-0) takes on the streaking Alex “The Great White” Morono (12-3-0) in a welterweight bout.
Korean Dongi “The Ox” Yang (12-3-0) also showcases his hard hitting arsenal influenced by Taekwondo, Judo, and Yong Mong Do as he braces for the challenge of Canadian grappler Ryan Janes (8-1-0) in a battle between middleweights.
The night’s main event will see the return of former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. “The Prodigy” Penn as he fights No. 4 ranked featherweight contender Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas in a five round featherweight fight on October 15 at Mall of Asia Arena.
Heavyweights Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (16-4-0) of USA and Marcin “Tybur” Tybura (14-2-0) of Poland will be featured as the card’s co-main event.
Undercard matches include a flyweight bout between No. 3 ranked Kyoji Horiguchi (17-2-0) and No. 8 ranked Ali Bagautinov (14-4-0); the first women’s UFC bout in the Philippines in a strawweight showdown between and Seohee Ham (16-7-0) and Danielle “Dynamite” Taylor (7-2-0); a clash between featherweights Cole “Magrinho” Miller (21-10-0) and Mizuto “Pugnus” Hirota (18-7-2); and a lightweight match which pits Medhi “The Sultan” Baghdad (11-4-0) and Jon “Super Saiyan” Tuck (9-3-0)./rga