Jimi Manuwa

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Birthday
18, 1980
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Nigeria

About

Former UCMMA light heavyweight champion known primarily for his knockout power and striking skill; debuted in the UFC in September, 2012. He was ranked #4 in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings in 2017.

Before Fame

He was expelled from several schools for fighting.

Trivia

He defeated talented kickboxer Cyrille Diabate in the UFC in February, 2013.

Family Life

His family moved from Nigeria to England when he was 10 years old. He married Nina Quaranta and they have two daughters together.

Associated With

He defeated Ryan Jimmo on the UFC Fight Night 30 card headlined by former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who scored a headkick KO over Mark Munoz.