COMMERCE, California — On Saturday, August 20th, UP NEXT FIGHTING launches the highly anticipated: UP NEXT 2, Morales vs Ware from the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California. The main event features two finalists from the 4-man tournament at UP NEXT 1. UFC Veteran Albert “The Warrior” Morales (11-8-1) takes on fellow UFC Veteran Terrion “Flash” Ware (18-11). This fight has been years in making. Both athletes are longtime Los Angeles Pioneers and will absolutely be a night for the history books.

UPNEXT 2 will also  feature veteran MMA commentators Jonathan King and Todd Kenely along with interviews from UFC star Ashlee Evans Smith as they will call the action inside the Commerce Casino in Commerce, CA.

UNF2 Current Line-up: (Card is Subject to Change)

Main Card:

Main Event | Featherweight Championship Title Bout (145 lb)

Albert Morales vs Terrion Ware

Moises Murrietta vs Tye Freeman (185 lb)

Migran Arutunyan vs David Douglas (155 lb)

Marcos Bonilla vs Brennon Crow (145 lb)

Keenan Lewis vs Jason Edwards (135 lb)

Zoe Panther vs Carlos Elizarraraz (135 lb)

Aj Bryant vs Ryan Lilley (145 lb)

Bryan Shell vs Adam Garcia (155 lb)

Anthony Jimenex vs Brady Hwang (140 lb)

Artur Arutunyan vs Miguel Ceja (125 lb)

In 2022, UNF launched their debut event in front of a sold-out crowd at the Burbank Marriott Event center. Please visit for future updates and information. UNF is on Facebook at Facebook/ . UNF is also on Instagram at @Upnextfighting and Twitter at @Upnextfighting

About Up Next:

UpNext Promotions is bringing the Future of the Fight Game to life by focusing on providing its athletes and fans with the greatest experience in the world of combat sports. The UNF team is extremely committed to our athletes and is focused on building their careers in and out of the cage.

Who is Up Next?

Up Next Promotions has assembled a team of like-minded focused professionals and veterans of the game to ensure that the goals of the organization are met. The UNF leadership team brings together a group of high performing individuals with different experience and expertise and are committed to becoming the future of the fight game.

About Commerce Casino:

Commerce Casino is a cardroom located in the Los Angeles suburb of Commerce. With over 240 tables on site, Commerce Casino is the largest cardroom in the world. Established in 1983, the casino accounted for 38% of Commerce’s tax revenues for the 2006-2007 fiscal year. As of 2016, the casino was providing $22 million a year in licensing fees to the city.

In addition to the main cardroom, the Commerce Casino complex includes a full-service 200-room Crowne Plaza Hotel, which houses dining establishments, a day spa, beauty salon, pool and sundeck, banquet rooms, shops, and entertainment. The Commerce is also home to several restaurants and host to live boxing, MMA and Professional Wrestling events. Commerce Casino opened a Playboy-themed gaming lounge in 2014.More information is available at