Two new fights confirmed for UFC Fight Night Manila | Inquirer Sports

Two new fights confirmed for UFC Fight Night Manila

/ 05:32 PM September 02, 2016
Photos from

Photos from

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

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: event, featherweight, fights, UFC
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.