UFC announces Fight Night in Manila

UFC® announces its first ever event in Philippines, the UFC Fight Night Manila. The mixed martial arts event will be held on May 16, 2015 at SM Mall of Asia Arena. UFC is the largest mixed martial arts promotion company in the world.

“We are really excited to have the first UFC event in the Philippines,” says SM Lifestyle Entertainment President Edgar Tejerero as quoted by UFC.com. “We are happy to share that this is the only UFC event to take place in South East Asia this year.”

“The UFC has a loyal and passionate fan base in the Philippines, and we’re looking forward to bringing the very best of mixed martial arts to Manila for the first time,” Executive Vice President and General Manager of UFC Asia Ken Berger said.

Currently there are no announced match ups as matchmakers are still working.

Tickets will be available at SM Tickets starting March.