Manila, Philippines – SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc. makes history once again as it promotes the first UFC® fight in the Philippines. The event scheduled on 16th May 2015, at the Mall of Asia Arena, will be a ‘UFC Fight Night’ event.
Undefeated MMA superstar Ben “Funky” Askren arrives in the Philippines in April! In a highly anticipated title defense that fans around the world have been waiting for, Askren will finally face the challenge issued by the intimidating one-man wrecking machine that is Luis “Sapo” Santos. Sapo has vowed to end the unbroken winning streak of Funky for years, but come April 24, he will finally get the chance to deliver on his promise. It is going to be a night to remember as ONE Championship, the largest MMA promotion in Asia, presents VALOR OF CHAMPIONS to the proud and passionate fights fans of the Philippines.