Chris Cariaso - Born and raised in San Jose, California, Cariaso had an MMA record of 10 wins and 2 losses when he debuted in the UFC in January of 2011. His UFC record currently stands at 7 wins and 4 losses. He has fought some of the best in the flyweight division like Demetrious Johnson, John Moraga and Michael McDonald. He is scheduled to engage Henry Cejudo on March 14, 2015.
Shane Del Rosario - From Newport Beach, California, Del Rosario fought only twice in the UFC. He lost both fights to Stipe Miocic and then Pat Barry. He hasn't fought since December 2012. Before joining the UFC, Del Rosario was undefeated in 11 fights in other MMA organizations. All of these were via knockouts and submissions.
John Dodson - From Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dodson is considered as one of the best flyweights in the world. He had wins over big name fighters like John Moraga and T.J. Dillashaw. His UFC record currently stands at 5 wins and only 1 loss.
|Former Filipino UFC fighter Brandon Vera (right) during his impressive victory over Igor Subora in his ONE FC debut. Image credit: One Fighting Championship|
Dave Galera - A team mate of Mark Eddiva, Galera was the first homegrown Filipino fighter to enter the octagon. He was undefeated in five fights when he debuted for the UFC in an event held in Singapore in January 2014. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Galera hasn't fought since the loss.
Robbie Lawler - From San Diego, California, Lawler had two stints in the UFC. He fought for the organization in the early 2000's. After losing two fights in a row in 2004, Lawler set his sight on other organizations. He fought in Superbrawl, KOTC, Pride, IFL, EliteXC, and Strikeforce. He returned to the UFC in 2013 and fought his way to the top. He is now the current UFC welterweight champion.
Mark Munoz - Fighting out of California, Munoz first fought in the UFC in 2009. He has fought some of the biggest names in the middleweight division like Yushin Okami, Demian Maia, Chris Leben, Chris Weidman, Tim Boetsch and Lyoto Machida.
Roldan Sangcha-an - After winning his first four fights either via knockout or submission, Sangcha-an was signed by the UFC in 2014. He made his debut in June of the same year and lost to Richie Vaculik. Sangcha-an is also from Team Lakay and he hails from Mt. Province in the Philippines.
Brandon Vera - From Norfolk, Virginia, Vera joined the UFC in 2005 and racked up four straight wins including a submission victory over Frank Mir. He then lost his next two fights and since then his UFC career has been an up and down affair. Vera joined another organization, the ONE Championship, in 2014 and won his debut under the new promotion against Igor Subora.
Eddie Yagin - Fighting out of Honolulu, Hawaii, Yagin fought only twice in the UFC. He lost his debut against Junior Asuncao. In his second outing, he earned a split decision victory over Mark Hominick. After the Hominick bout, Yagin left the UFC and started fighting for other organizations.
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