Jimi Manuwa vs. Kyle Kingsbury Added To UFC on FUEL TV 5The UFC have added yet another English fighter to the UFC on FUEL TV 5 event which goes down Saturday, September 29th, 2012. In light heavyweight action, unbeaten English prospect Jimi Manuwa will square off with Kyle Kingsbury when the UFC rolls into the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham.
32 year old Jimi "Poster Boy" Manuwa (11-0) is seen by many to be the most dangerous 205lb fighter that England has produced. The Lions Pride MMA standout is known for having a brutal striking style, evidenced by (T)KO wins in ten of his last eleven bouts. This bout against Kingsbury will see Manuwa make his debut for the UFC after a one fight spell in BAMMA, where he scored a win over veteran Anthony Rea.
30 year old Kyle "Kingsbu" Kingsbury (11-4-1) trains out of American Kickboxing Academy, and is known as one of the biggest light heavyweights in the UFC. A former cast member of The Ultimate Fighter season eight, Kingsbury has strung together a 4-3 record inside the Octagon, and most recently suffered a first round submission defeat at the hands of the highly rated Glover Teixeira at UFC 146.
Here is the current 12 fight line-up for UFC on FUEL TV 5.
Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic
Dan Hardy vs. Amir Sadollah
Matt Wiman vs. Paul Sass
Brad Pickett vs. Yves Jabouin
John Hathaway vs. John Maguire
Akira Corassani vs. Andy Ogle
Jorgen Kruth vs. Fabio Maldonado
Pascal Krauss vs. Gunnar Nelson
Tom Watson vs. Brad Tavares
Jimi Manuwa vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Jason Young vs. Robert Peralta
Duane Ludwig vs. Che Mills
Published by Lee Rabey - Sat, 21 Jul 2012 15:53