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  • a month ago
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Jimi Manuwa broke his foot ahead of his scheduled UFC Fight Night 56 and Shogun Rua will now face Ovince St. Preux in the featured bout on the Nov. 8 card. read news >>

  • a month ago
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With just days ahead of the fight, British striker Jimi Manuwa has withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night 56 main event bout with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. Taking his place is Strikeforce alumnus Ovince St. Preux. The news was announced by UFC President Dana White on Twitter: Jimmy Manuwa broke his foot for his Nov 8th fight with Shogun. So now Ovince St Preux will fight… http://t.co/dIZCmantuH — Dana White (@danawhite) October 29, 2014 The news was announced Wednesday night, just three days ahead of t read news >>

  • a month ago
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A broken foot has forced British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa to withdraw from his headlining bout against Mauricio Rua on Nov. 8. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the year 2014 in the UFC, no match-up feels safe until the scheduled fighters come out and touch gloves. Just ten days before he was to square off with Mauricio Rua in Uberlandia, Brazil, UFC president Dana White announced via his Twitter that Jimi Manuwa was out of his UFC FIght Night 56 bout with Mauricio Rua. Manuwa will be replaced by Ovince St. Preux, who was slated to face Francimar Barraso in the co-main event. No replacement was immediately named to face Barraso, who was himself a lat read news >>

  • a month ago
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A broken foot has forced Jimi Manuwa out of a planned matchup with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, and Ovince Saint Preux will step in to take his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has assembled a new light heavyweight main event pitting Mauricio Rua against Ovince St. Preux for the UFC Fight Night 56 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Nov. 8, 2014 inside Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil. That's because Rua's original opponent, Jimi Manuwa, broke his foot. Rua (22-9) returns to the Octagon after suffering a devastating broken nose (see the pic here) in his most recent rematch again read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Few fighters in the history of mixed martial arts can match resumes with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The MMA legend has won both Pride and UFC titles over the course of his storied career and traded leather with a collection of top-ranked talents and icons of the sport along the way. During the height of his popularity, Rua was widely recognized as the best middleweight fighter on the planet and one of the pound-for-pound best in the sport. And he had a violent highlight reel to back it up. In the fo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"Poster Boy" also revealed that he is training with Alexander Gustafsson ahead of this pivotal light heavyweight showdown. In any sport, it's almost a certainty that when you make it to the big leagues, you will eventually face one of the idols you grew up rooting for. Jimi Manuwa will experience that firsthand when he takes on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Mauricio Rua, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 5 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jimi Manuwa fondly remembers the days when he sat on his couch and watched Mauricio Rua stack up highlight-reel knockouts in PRIDE. Now he sits at home watching those same fights, but only this time, it’s to study, not enjoy.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio Rua holds an inconsistent UFC record of six wins and seven losses, but believes that a couple impressive victories could put him right back into title contention. The former light heavyweight champion, who is the only fighter to win both UFC and PRIDE undisputed titles, wants to bounce back in the win column against Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. He won’t think about title fights before getting past "Poster Boy" on Nov. 8, but believes he could be two wins away read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week confirmed a rumored bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jimi Manuwa would headline the promotion’s Nov. 8 UFC Fight Night event. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Shogun gets another main event in Brazil, this time against England's Jimi Manuwa on November 8th. Yesterday we brought you confirmation of Michael Bisping versus Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night in Australia on November 8th, and we now have the main event for the other event on the same day. The UFC heads to Uberlandia, Brazil for a Fox Sports 1 card, and Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa will duke it out in the main event. #ICYMI: @POSTERBOYJM will face @ShogunRua on Nov 8th in Uberlandia, Brazil. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A potential light heavyweight slugfest between Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa will serve as the feature bout for the UFC’s Nov. 8 trip to Brazil. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A potential light heavyweight slugfest between Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa will serve as the feature bout for the UFC’s Nov. 8 trip to Brazil. read news >>

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