Philippine’s Mark Eddiva vs Mike De La Torre added to UFC Fight Night Sydney

With just under seven weeks to go til UFC Fight Night Rockhold vs Bisping (Sydney) the fight card looks just about set. The UFC has add another Asia-pacific vs American matchup with featherweights Mark Eddiva (6-1) and Mike De La Torre (12-4) reportedly agreeing to fight in November (via MMA Kanvas).

Eddiva will fight for the third time in 2014 and will look to bounce back from the first defeat of his career at the hands of Edimilison Souza last May in Brazil, via TKO.

The second member of Philipine’s Team Lakay to fight in the UFC, Eddiva made his mark in January with a unanimous decision defeat of China’s Jumabieke Tuerxun. Significanly Eddiva’s UFC debut came after a 3 year lay-off from MMA to complete his studies.

His opponent, American Mike De La Torre is still seeking a victory in the UFC after a split decision loss to Mark Bocek, in April, and a submission loss to Brian Ortega, in July, that was subsequenlty overturned to a no contest after Ortega tested positive for steroids post fight.

UFC Fight Night 55 (November 8)

Michael Bisping vs Luke Rockhold

Robert Whittaker vs Clint Hester

Soa Palelei vs Daniel Omielanczuk

Anthony Perosh vs Guto Inocente

Jake Matthews vs Vagner Rocha

Richie Vaculik vs Ray Borg

Vik Grujic vs Chris Clements

Dylan Andrews vs Sam Alvey

Daniel Kelly vs Luke Zachrich

Jumabieke Tuerxun vs Patrick Williams

Mark Eddiva vs Mike De La Torre

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Author:Michael Job

Australasian MMA

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