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Anthony Johnson will now fight Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Anthony Johnson vs. Jan Blachowicz is no longer happening. The good news for fight fans is that “Rumble” will still be fighting at September’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas and against fellow knockout artist Jimi Manuwa. UFC officials announced the news today adding that […]

Gustafsson vs. Rumble headlines UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, January 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC light heavyweight title challenger. The bout […]

Manuwa injured, OSP now meets Shogun at UFC Fight Night 56

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Jimi Manuwa has suffered a broken foot in training and thus will not be able to compete against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Stepping in for the injured Manuwa on just a couple of weeks notice […]

Mauricio Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa headlines UFC Fight Night 56‏

By: Chris Taylor       A light heavyweight tilt between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (22-9 MMA, 6-7 UFC) and Jimi Manuwa (14-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will headline November’s ‘UFC Fight Night 56’ event in Brazil. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua was last seen in action this past March, when he collided with Dan […]

Gustafsson Rep: Alex will sit out to get Jones rematch

By: Chris Taylor       Alexander Gustafsson fans are going to have to wait a very long time to see the Swedish based fighter return to the cage. And that’s his own doing, as he doesn’t want to fight anyone, but Jon Jones. The original plan was to rematch Jon Jones in next month’s UFC 178 […]