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At a press conference at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday, it was announced that UFC Fight Night 65 would be taking place on May 16 in what will be the first time the promotion has ever held an event in the Philippines and the UFC's first Asian card of 2015. In his first public appearance since replacing Mark Fischer, the UFC's Executive Vice President and General Manager of Asia Ken Berger addressed the media. "We are thrilled to be kicking off our Asia event calendar in Manila this year. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced its inaugural UFC Fight Night Manila event, marking the promotion’s first trip to the Philippines. read news >>

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It's been in the works for the last couple of years, but the UFC is finally headed to the Republic of the Philippines. On Wednesday, the promotion announced it will take the Octagon to Manila. Though the UFC has had multiple shows in Asian ports such as Macau, Singapore and Japan, it will make the first time that the UFC has visited the Philippines. The Fight Night is scheduled to take place on May 16 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. "We are thrilled to be kicking off our Asia event calendar in Man read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will plant its flag in the Philippines when it travels to Manila for a Fight Night event on May 16. read news >>

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Check out all the official details on the upcoming UFC: Manila card. As noted earlier, the UFC has finalized a deal to host their long overdue first show in Manila, Philippines. Ken Berger, the Executive Vice President for UFC Asia, was at the Mall of Asia Arena with local SM executives to officially announce the details of their venue partnership and debut event in the country. The event will be a 'Fight Night' card on May 16, at the SM MOA Arena. Unlike other international UFC events, it will read news >>

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The UFC’s long-awaited debut in the Philippines is finally official, as Manila’s SM Mall of Asia Arena plays host to UFC Fight Night 65.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC has finalized a deal to host their first show in Manila, Philippines. The promotion will be announcing more details on the event shortly. It's long overdue, but the UFC is finally hosting an event in the Philippines. It's a country with a highly educated fan base crazy about combat sports. After years of teasing an event and packing venues for simple open-workouts with MMA stars, fans in Manila will finally have that long awaited UFC event. As BloodyElbow.com has learned with multiple so read news >>

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Carlos Condit hosted an open workout which drew thousands of Filipino fight fans in Manila. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Earlier this week, ONE FC confirmed its inaugural event on mainland China is set for the Beijing Olympic Centre Gymnasium on October 31, 2014, and it means that Asia's biggest MMA promotion will have been to eight different countries by the end of the year, including four completely new territories. After a slow start to 2014 with ONE FC holding just one event in the first four months, the schedule has been ramped up intensively with events in Jakarta, Taipei, Dubai, Phnom Penh, and Beijing adde read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After over a decade of hosting shows using a ring, the Philippines' URCC has decided to make the switch to the cage. Thursday night in Manila, a 'new look' Universal Reality Combat Championship re-launched to unveil the switch in fighting surfaces. Three professional bouts were showcased at Republiq as a 'teaser' for future events from the longest running promotion in South East Asia. The promotion has constantly produced Asian stars such as Eduard Folayang and Eric Kelly, along with UFC fighter read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Following his UFC release, ONE FC has signed 'the Truth' Brandon Vera. Brandon Vera has been representing the Philippines during his entire fighting career, but while he has had countless visits throughout the years, the Filipino-American fighter has never fought in the country itself. Once thought to be the perfect mainstay for a card in Manila, Vera never really had a chance to compete in front of Filipinos as the promotion kept delaying that long overdue event in Manila. Following his UFC rel read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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UFC's Mark Fischer announced a bunch of news about the Asian side of things, and among the updates include the signing Tawanese prospect Rocky Lee. Mark Fischer gave a myriad of updates on the Asian side of the UFC's plans, and among the news announced is the signing of Taiwan's Rocky Lee. The Managing Director of UFC Asia broke the news to MMA-in-Asia.com, stating that the unbeaten prospect is set to make his debut at the upcoming UFC: Macau card this August. The 27-year-old is 3-0 in his MMA c read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The UFC’s rapid international expansion has hit a snag in at least two countries, according to UFC President Dana White.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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ONE FC 15 takes place today at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines, and you can get live results from the nine-bout card here. In the night's main event, ONE FC bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes (15-3) puts his belt on the line against Masakatsu Ueda (18-2-2). read news >>

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