UFC Fight Night 66 comes our way this Saturday morning (May 16th, 2015) from the Mall Of Asia Arena in the beautiful setting of Manila. The headlining action is an eagerly anticipated featherweight battle between two of the UFC’s most fan-friendly fighters.
Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber takes on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in the main event. ”’The Answer’ and ‘The California Kid’ will look to make headway in the busy division, in the hopes of lining themselves up against the winner of Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor at UFC 189.
Gegard Mousasi returns to action against the heavy-handed Egyptian Costa Philippou, as both men look to continue their impressive form coming off knockout wins. There’s also the retirement fight of hometown favorite Mark Munoz to look forward to, as he battles the giant Brit Luke Barnatt.
Niel Magny and Hyun Gyu Lim do battle in a pairing of huge welterweights, making the main card a must watch for any keen MMA fan. Check out the UFC Fight Night 66 open workouts and video roundup, as well as the full fight card and TV schedule below:
Event: UFC Fight Night 66: “Edgar vs. Faber”
Date: Sat., May 16, 2015 on FOX Sports 1
Location: SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines
145 lbs.: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber
FOX Sports 1 Main Card (10 a.m. ET):
185 lbs.: Gegard Mousasi vs. Costas Philippou
185 lbs.: Mark Munoz vs. Luke Barnatt
170 lbs.: Neil Magny vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
145 lbs.: Philippe Nover vs. Yui Chul Nam
145 lbs.: Mark Eddiva vs. Levan Makashvili
FOX Sports 1 Prelims (8 a.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Tae Hyun Bang vs. Jon Tuck
155 lbs.: Kajan Johnson vs. Lipeng Zhang
170 lbs.: Li Jingliang vs. Dhiego Lima
135 lbs.: Ning Guangyou vs. Royston Wee
UFC Fight Pass Prelims (7 a.m. ET):
125 lbs.: Jon Delos Reyes vs. Roldan Sangcha-an
125 lbs.: Nolan Ticman vs. Zhuikui Yao