MUMMA vs UGB: Rex De Lara, Jayson Margallo fight at ‘Brave 22: Storm of Warriors’ in Manila, Philippines

Jayson Margallo, Rex De Lara

*More photos to be added after the bout.

The Philippines will be among the 11 countries to be represented at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.” It will be the first show of Bahrain-based mixed martial arts Brave Combat Federation to take place in the Philippines.

Featuring 10 MMA bouts, “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on March 15, 2019. The fourth bout of the evening is between Filipino fighters Rex “T-Rex” de Lara, 36, and Jayson “Oragon” Margallo, 24.

While Margallo is training out of Underground Battle Mixed Martial Arts (UGB MMA) in Marikina City, Metro Manila, de Lara is training out of the Mindanao Ultimate MMA (MUMMA) gym in Cagayan De Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. Both fighters are making their Brave CF debut at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.”

Bahrain, Finland, France, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Russia, Sweden and the United States will also be represented at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.” Margallo and de Lara are two of the 10 Filipino fighters on the card.

Blue Corner

As an amateur fighter, Margallo had 2 wins and 1 loss. He made his professional MMA debut in 2015.

The UGB MMA fighter is coming out of rear-naked choke submission victory against Mohd Rashiddin Hamsa of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. They faced each other at “Big3 MMA Productions Cage Wars: Battle in Legazpi” in Ibalong Centrum for Recreation in Legazpi, Albay, Philippines on August 18, 2018.

Red Corner

De Lara has been competing professionally since 2010. He is riding a two-bout winning streak.

The MUMMA athlete is one of the only two fighters to defeat reigning Brave CF Bantamweight Champion Stephen “The Sniper” Loman, 23, of the Philippines. Training out of Team Lakay in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines, the latter lost to the former at “PXC 51” on January 16, 2016 at the Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque City, Metro Manila.

Fight Results

De Lara and Margallo will compete in the bantamweight division at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.”

[Result to be added here]

de Lara: 9-6

Margallo: 4-6

“Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” Main Event

In the main event of the evening, Loman will defend his title from former Brave CF Featherweight Champion Elias “Smile” Boudegzdame, 25, of France.

[Result to be added here]

“Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” Tickets

You can purchase your BRAVE 22: STORM OF WARRIORS tickets via SM Tickets. For more Brave Combat Federation updates, follow the promotion on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.


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