#4 ranked WW Jimi Manuwa faces #6 Corey Anderson at UFC Fight Night
#4 ranked light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa fights #6 Corey Anderson in the UFC’s return to London. UFC Fight Night 107 a.k.a. UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson takes place March 18th at the O2 Arena in London, England with the entire show webcast at UFC Fight Pass.
16-2 Jimi Manuwa earned the #4 ranking with his only losses being to #1 ranked Anthony Johnson and #2 ranked Alexander Gustafsson while his two most recent wins have been over #13 Jan Blachowicz and most recent #8 ranked Ovince Saint Preux. Manuwa is one of those fighters who will either knock out or be knocked out with 14 wins coming by KO/TKO while his only two losses have been by the same. Anderson enters this bout 9-2 with his two losses being to #5 ranked Mauricio Rua and #14 Gian Villante while his wins in the past year have been over Tom Lawlor and Sean O’Connell. Anderson also lives by the knockout but tends to go to a decision more often with four wins by KO/TKO and five by decision while his two losses were split one by TKO and one by decision.
The co-main event goes to #9 ranked welterweight Gunnar Nelson vs. Alan Jouban. 15-2-1 Nelson is a BJJ black belt who lost to #3 ranked Demian Maia in December 2015 then defeated Albert Tumenov last May with this being his first fight in ten months. 15-4 Jouban’s last loss was to Tumenov which he followed up with wins over Brendan O’Reilly, Belal Muhammad, and Mike Perry.
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