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Watch Volkan Oezdemir’s Title-Shot Worthy UFC Knockout of the Week

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Volkan Oezdemir earned a title shot after his quick knockout victory of contender Jimi Manuwa back at UFC 217 last year. Oezdemir next faces rising contender Anthony Smith …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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 …read more

Source:: MMANews

Manuwa Vs Santos Rebooked For UFC 231

That was fast.
Just two weeks after he was bounced from his UFC Sao Paulo main event against Thiago Santos, light heavyweight power puncher Jimi Manuwa (17-4) has already been rebooked …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago 'Marreta' Santos, Eryk Anders vs. Elias Theodorou added to UFC 231

December’s UFC 231 lineup in Toronto continues to get deeper, with the promotion announcing two more notable bouts Monday night.
After their scheduled main event fell apart this past month, a …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

BREAKING | Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega on for UFC 231 plus Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos and Elias Theodorou vs Eryk Anders

UFC 230’s headliner still has yet to be announced, but the same can not be said for UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as the featherweight title bout is on.
In …read more

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After UFC Sao Paulo win, Thiago Santos hopes to be rebooked against Jimi Manuwa

For a fleeting moment, Brazilian middleweight contender Thiago Santos was scheduled to fight British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in the main event of last night’s UFC Sao Paulo card. That …read more

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Thiago Santos open to staying at light heavyweight, wants Jimi Manuwa in December

It appears Thiago Santos wants to continue testing himself at light heavyweight.
A longtime middleweight, Santos entered the Octagon on Saturday night as a member of the 205-pound division for the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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 …read more

Source:: MMANews

Eryk Anders issues statement after loss to Thiago Santos

Originally, last night’s UFC Sao Paulo card was supposed to be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Jimi Manuwa and Glover Teixeira. Unfortunately, Teixeira was then forced out of …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Thiago 'Marreta' Santos shifts focus back to Jimi Manuwa after UFC Fight Night 137 win

SAO PAULO – UFC middleweight Thiago Santos signed on to fight Jimi Manuwa to see if he could withstand a light heavyweight slugger’s punch.
Santos (19-6 MMA, 11-5 UFC) didn’t sign …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jimi Manuwa thinks Jon Jones’ 15-month suspension gives USADA a black eye

SAO PAULO, BrazilJimi Manuwa was forced out of the UFC Sao Paulo main event with a leg injury, and sat down with MMA Fighting in Brazil to explain …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Unfiltered Episode 231: Eryk Anders & Chase Sherman

Eryk Anders joins the show ahead of his short-notice, UFC Light Heavyweight debut, filling in for the injured Jimi Manuwa against Thiago Santos at UFC Sao Paulo, and talks about …read more

Source:: UFC

Manuwa ‘truly gutted’ after Sao Paulo withdrawal

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa suffered a hamstring injury while doing sprints the day he arrived in Sao Paulo, Brazil ahead of a planned meeting against Thiago Santos. Jimi …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

“Truly gutted” Jimi Manuwa issues statement on UFC Sao Paulo withdrawal

Originally, British light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa was expected to battle former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira in the main event of this Saturday’s UFC Sao Paulo card. …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Manuwa ‘Gutted’ Over UFC Sao Paulo Withdrawal

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to rework its upcoming UFC Fight Night 137 main event, thanks to a hamstring injury suffered by former headliner Jimi Manuwa. Replacing “Poster Boy” …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Jimi Manuwa 'truly gutted' about late withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 137 headliner

If you’re keeping track at home, UFC Fight Night 137 had its headliner change for the third time following the sudden injury withdrawal of Jimi Manuwa.
Glover Teixeira originally was supposed …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jimi Manuwa issues statement on injury, UFC Sao Paulo withdrawal

Jimi Manuwa is as disappointed as anyone that he won’t be headlining in Brazil this weekend.
The 38-year-old light heavyweight contender was supposed to be fighting Thiago Santos in the main …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC Statement on Fight Night Sao Paulo

“UFC today announced that middleweight athlete Eryk Anders will replace Jimi Manuwa in the main event against Thiago Santos in Sao Paulo, Brazil this Saturday.After a performance-winning knockout against Tim …read more

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Jimi Manuwa injured out of UFC Sao Paulo main event vs Thiago Santos, Eryk Anders steps in

Just when we thought that UFC Sao Paulo couldn’t take any more damage to its lineup, it goes and does just that. The main event has changed once again.
Originally, the …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Eryk Anders Replaces Jimi Manuwa Against Thiago Santos in New UFC Sao Paulo Main Event

A new main event has been booked for the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo this weekend as Eryk Anders will replace Jimi Manuwa on just six days notice to face …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Eryk Anders replaces Jimi Manuwa vs. 'Marreta' Santos in UFC Sao Paulo main event

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Just six days before the show, UFC Fight Night 137 has had another change to its main …read more

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UFC Connected: Russia’s Impact on MMA, Jimi Manuwa and Nick Hein

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UFC Connected brings fans a unique look inside the UFC with exclusive access to fighters, teams and events. This episode features Jimmi Manuwa and Nick Hein and takes …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on September 13, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Thiago Santos Happy to Escape “Politics” of MW Division

When Thiago Santos was offered the opportunity to step in and face Jimi Manuwa in Sao Paulo on September 22nd, the opportunities Santos saw for himself were two-fold: He gets …read more

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Posted on September 8, 2018, 2:46 am By
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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 …read more

Source:: MMANews

Manuwa: The UFC ‘persuaded’ me to take Thiago Santos fight

Jimi Manuwa says he was urged by the UFC to accept a fight against Thiago Santos. Number-five ranked UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa was originally slated to headline the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Thiago Santos Admits Trash Talking Landed Him The Fight With Jimi Manuwa

Heavy-handed Brazilian middleweight Thiago Santos will make his fourth appearance this year when he takes on fellow knockout artist Jimi Manuwa at light heavyweight at UFC Fight Night 137 on …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Jimi Manuwa explains why he accepted short-notice fight with Thiago Santos

Originally, British light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa was expected to battle Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo on September 22. Regrettably, Glover Teixeira was forced out …read more

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Thiago Santos admits he baited Jimi Manuwa with ‘trash talk’ tweet written by his manager

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilThiago Santos returns to the Octagon for the fourth time in 2018 to make his light heavyweight debut against Jimi Manuwa on Sept. 22, and …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Manuwa: UFC ‘Persuaded’ Me to Take Santos Fight

At first, Jimi Manuwa didn’t want to fight Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 137 on Sept. 22 from inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The hard-hitting light heavyweight …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Jimi Manuwa: UFC ‘persuaded’ me to accept Thiago Santos fight in Sao Paulo

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJimi Manuwa and Thiago Santos will meet in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo on Sept. 22, but that was not the original plan …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Ahead of UFC Sao Paulo, Santos undecided on long-term future at 205

Thiago Santos is excited to make his light heavyweight debut in the UFC Sao Paulo main event next month against Jimi Manuwa, but the Brazilian is undecided on whether he’ll …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on August 31, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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