From a promotional standpoint, the best way to sell an event is to have the card’s stars and show’s complete roster in tow to meet the local press. That’s exactly what the took place in Manila Tuesday for “UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber.”
The May 16 event features a featherweight “superfight” between Frankie Edgar (pictured) and Urijah Faber. Gegard Mousasi and Costas Philippou meet in the co-main event.
SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines will host the gig.
It is unknown if UFC Fight Pass, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2 or some combination of the three will make the show available for live viewing in America.
Here is the show’s official lineup:
Royston Wee vs. Ning Guangyou
Yao Zhikui vs. Nolan Ticman
Roldan Sangcha-an vs. Jon Delos Reyes
Li Jingliang vs. Roger Zapata
Zhang Lipeng vs. Kajan Johnson
Mark Eddiva vs. Alex White
Tae Hyun Bang vs. John Tuck
Phillipe Nover vs. Yui Chul Nam
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Neil Magny
Mark Munoz vs. Luke Barnatt
Gegard Mousasi vs. Costas Philippou
Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar