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[ARCHIVES] Anthony Johnson Responds To Accusations Of Dog Abuse

"Rumble" Johnson finds himself in the middle of another heavy controversy.

Jimi Manuwa Retires Following KO Loss To Aleksandar Rakic

At UFC Stockholm, Jimi Manuwa was looking to get back into the win column when he took on surging prospect, Aleksandar Rakic. There, the Englishman was knocked out for the second fight in a row, and extended his losing streak to four. Now, days after the fight, Manuwa has...

UFC Stockholm Highlights: Aleksandar Rakic KO’s Jimi Manuwa With Sick Head Kick

Aleksandar Rakic KO’s Jimi Manuwa in deadly fashion. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Stockholm event from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on ESPN+. Rakic head kicked Manuwa for an instant KO. Peep the highlights of the fight courtesy of the UFC’s...

Jimi Manuwa Explains Why He Isn’t Concerned With His Future In UFC

Often times fighters can feel like they're walking on eggshells during a losing skid, but not Jimi Manuwa. Manuwa is known for his devastating striking, but lately he's been the one staring at the lights. The "Poster Boy" has lost three bouts in a row. He hasn't emerged victorious since...

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi, Jimi Manuwa vs. Aleksandar Rakic added to UFC Stockholm

Two additional light heavyweight bouts have been added to UFC Stockholm as reported by ESPN, when Volkan Oezdemir returns to action against Ilir Latifi and Jimi Manuwa takes on Aleksandar Rakic at the June 1 event. The main event for the card will feature the two most recent title...

Jimi Manuwa Aiming For Summer Return In Sweden

Jimi Manuwa is ready to get back to work inside the Octagon. The heavy-handed Englishman comes off a second-round knockout loss to Thiago Santos at UFC 231. Manuwa decided to take a few months off before getting back into the swing of things. As he recently told reporters in London,...

UFC’s Jimi Manuwa Shuts Down Johnny Walker’s Challenge

Jimi Manuwa is aware of Johnny Walker's challenge and he isn't a willing participant. Walker has been making quite a name for himself with his first two Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bouts. He earned a first-round knockout victory over Khalil Rountree in his promotional debut. He followed that up with...

Johnny Walker Wants Jimi Manuwa At UFC London

Johnny Walker has no shortage of confidence after his 15-second knockout win over Justin Ledet this past weekend. Walker made a name for himself with the spectacular finish on the main card of UFC Fortaleza from the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste. After a spinning back-fist, Walker was declared the...

Jimi Manuwa Releases Statement Following UFC 231 KO Loss

Jimi Manuwa has taken the time to address his fans after falling short against Thiago Santos. Last night (Dec. 8), Manuwa went one-on-one with Thiago Santos inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The light heavyweight clash served as the main card opener for UFC 231. Santos scored a...

Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago Santos Rebooked For UFC 231

The UFC will attempt to book Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago Santos one more time. The pair were initially expected to headline last month's UFC Sao Paulo event. Unfortunately, Manuwa was forced off the card and Santos took on Eryk Anders instead. Now, Manuwa and Santos have once again been booked...

Thiago Santos Turns His Attention Back to Jimi Manuwa

Thiago Santos turns his attention back to Jimi Manuwa following his UFC Sao Paulo victory. Last night (Sept. 22), Santos went one-on-one with Eryk Anders in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo. The action was held inside the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Santos ended up scoring a TKO victory over...

New UFC Sao Paulo Main Event Might Actually Be A Better Fight

The term "card is subject to change" protects the UFC in case of injuries and changes to their fight bookings, and in 2018 this has applied to a number of main events. We've seen on many occasions that headlining fights have been scrapped or changed due to injuries, drug...

Jimi Manuwa Releases Statement on UFC Sao Paulo Pullout

Jimi Manuwa releases a statement following his UFC Sao Paulo pullout. Manuwa was scheduled to take on Glover Teixeira in the main event of the card. Teixeira ended up pulling out with an injury. Thiago Santos would replace Teixeira. The "Poster Boy" then suffered a last-minute injury and was forced...

Jimi Manuwa Does Not Consider Santos “Worth Fighting”

The main event of UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo, Brazil will feature Jimi Manuwa begrudgingly taking on Thiago “Marreta” Santos. Jimi Manuwa is currently ranked #5 in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings; meanwhile, Santos is making his debut in the division as a replacement for Manuwa’s...

How Thiago Santos Deceived Jimi Manuwa Into Accepting Fight

Thiago “Marreta” Santos will be in his first main event at UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo, Brazil when he takes on Jimi Manuwa September 22nd.  Speaking to Brazilian reporters recently, Thiago Santos describes the struggles he had in making this bout a reality (Via MMAFighting): “We volunteered to...