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  • 6 days ago
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A light-heavyweight bout between British striker Jimi Manuwa and Polish KSW veteran Jan Blachowicz is reportedly in the works. This match-up has the potential of being the main event fight of a long rumored UFC debut in Poland. As the UK-based website #WHOATV reports under reference of a source close to the situation, British powerhouse Jimi Manuwa is set to face former KSW champion Jan Blachowicz. Blachowicz is a huge star in his home country, so this could be a potential main card fight for a read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Watch Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa full fight video to see Gustafsson's memorable win against Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 37 this past March. Gustafsson won via second-round TKO that earned him Performance of the Night and Fight of the Night honors. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Top ranked light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson looked to earn another shot at the title as he took on undefeated Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 37 in March 2014. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Alexander Gustafsson will soon face a heavy-handed opponent noted for his striking prowess – not that he had any trouble with the last heavy-handed opponent he faced that was noted for his striking prowess.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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With just days ahead of the fight, British striker Jimi Manuwa has withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night 56 main event bout with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

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