What's coming up this week?
Santino Honasan on May 12, 2015 12:40 AM
Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber will be squaring off on Saturday, May 16 at UFC Manila!
We’ve got a whole lot of sports coming up this week! Take a gander at what the sports world has in store for the Filipino sports fan in the coming days!
UFC Manila is here! The UFC’s first ever fight card in Manila takes place this Saturday, May 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City! Headlining the card will be a featherweight war between former UFC champ Frankie “The Answer” Edgar and former title contender “The California Kid” Urijah Faber! Also on the card will be Pinoy warriors Mark Munoz and Philippe Nover, as well as a couple of homegrown talents in Mark Eddiva and Roldan Sangcha-an!
Frankie Edgar arrived in Manila early Monday morning, and immediately got to work.
In volleyball action, the Philippine Superliga finals rolls on as Petron takes on Shopinas. Petron currently has a one game advantage after taking Monday’s Game 1 in straight sets. Game 2 will be on Thursday, May 14.
Over on the football pitch, Global FC will look to close out the AFC Cup Group Stages on a high note as they host Malaysia’s Pahang FA at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan. The game will be aired live this coming Wednesday, May 13, at 7:45 pm on ABS-CBN Sports + Action 23!
The PBA Governor’s Cup also keeps going as fan-favorites Ginebra and San Miguel Beer continue to search for their first win in the conference. San Miguel takes on Rain or Shine this Tuesday, May 12, while Ginebra goes up Kia on Wednesday, May 13.
Finally, the best collegiate squads in the country face off in the 2015 FilOil Flying-V Premier Cup, the country’s biggest preseason tournament. Saturday features a UAAP Season 77 Finals rematch between champions National University Bulldogs and the Far Eastern University Tamaraws!