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Gegard Mousasi Added To UFC Fight Night 66 In Philippines

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Gegard Mousasi will return to the Octagon this May in the Philippines, taking on Costas Philippou at UFC Fight Night 66.

Set for May 16 (May 15 in the U.S.) on FOX Sports 1, the card will mark the debut for the UFC in the Philippines. The event, which features Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar, takes place inside the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.

Mousasi (36-5-2) is a former Strikeforce champion who scored a victory over Dan Henderson earlier this year. Philippou (13-4) has been out of action since knocking out Lorenz Larkin last May to improve to 6-3 with the UFC.

Officials also announced Neil Magny vs. Hyun Gyu Lim for the night. Magny (14-3) has won each of his last six, while Lim is 3-1 in four Octagon appearances.

Below is the current lineup:

Featherweight: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber

Middleweight: Gegard Mousasi vs. Costas Philippou

Welterweight: Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Neil Magny

Flyweight: Nolan Ticman vs. Yao Zhiqui

Lightweight: Zhang Lipeng vs. Kajan Johnson

Lightweight: Tae Hyun Bang vs. Jon Tuck

Welterweight: Li Jingliang vs. Roger Zapata

Flyweight: Roldan Sangcha-An vs. Jon Delos Reyes

Featherweight: Phillipe Nover vs. Yui Chul Nam