Levan Makashvili to face Mark Eddiva in UFC Fight Night Manila: Edgar vs. Faber

Eddiva faces new opponent at UFC Manila
Mark Eddiva will be looking to make a statement at UFC Manila

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The UFC has announced that due to an injury Alex White who is set to face Filipino Mark Eddiva will be replaced by Levan Makashvli in UFC Fight Night Manila: Edgar vs. Faber. Makashvili will bring an almost perfect record to Manila on May 16th to face Mark Eddiva. Both have verbally agreed to the new match up.

Roger Zapata is also out of the UFC Fight Night Manila: Edgar vs. Faber, this means that UFC welterweight Li Jingliang has a new opponent and will now face Brazilian Dhiego Lima (11-3-0, fighting out of Atlanta, Georgia, USA). Lima was on Team Edgar on TUF 19 and has a clocked up an  impressive five wins by submission and three knockouts.​

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