Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jon Tuck vs Mehdi Baghdad added in UFC Manila 2016

Jon Tuck of Guam will face Mehdi Baghdad of France on October 15, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs Penn in Manila.

Tuck who was also seen in Philippine no.1 MMA Promotion PXC has a record of 9 wins with 3 losses. Tuck will fight in the UFC for the 7th time, he has a record in UFC with 3 wins and 3 losses.

Tuck fought last year also in Manila and defeated Tae Hyun Bang via rear-naked choke, but in his last fight, Tuck was failed by Josh Emmett via Split Decision last May 2016.

Meanwhile, his opponent Mehdi Baghdad  is a 31 years old with the record of 11 wins with 5 losses. Tuck UFC debut against Cris Wade was fall shot when Wade got him via rear naked choke, also, unfortunately, Baghdad was also defeated in his last fight against John Makdessi via Split Decision.

UFC Fight Night 97 will be headlined by B.J Penn vs Ricardo Lamas. Tickets are now available and you can now purchase at