Back in 2015, Manuwa scored a decision victory over Blachowicz at UFC Fight Night 64.
Manuwa (17-3) has posted a 2-2 mark since and is 6-3 overall inside the Octagon. He was finished by top division contender Volkan Oezdemir in 42 seconds this past July following wins over Ovince Saint Preux and Corey Anderson.
Blachowicz (21-7) has split his eight Octagon appearances, going 4-4. He earned a submission win vs. Devin Clark and followed that up with a decision over Jared Cannonier.
Below is the current UFC Fight Night 127 card for March 17 from The O2 in London:
• Jan Blachowicz vs. Jimi Manuwa
• Leon Edwards vs. Peter Sobotta
• Magomed Ankalaev vs. Paul Craig
• Mark Godbeer vs. Dmitry Poberezhets
• Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alex Reyes