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Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz rematch set for UFC London on March 17

UFC Fight Night: Manuwa v Blachowicz Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

I guess they finally found a light heavyweight who wasn't a pussy like these guys.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 205-pound contender Jimi Manuwa has been booked for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 126 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, where he’ll face off against Jan Blachowicz on March 17, 2018 inside O2 Arena in London, England.


Manuwa (17-3) and Blachowicz (21-7) first went to war at the UFC Fight Night 68 event roughly three years back in Krakow, Poland. “Poster Boy” captured a unanimous decision win over the hometown favorite, but it was apparently close enough to warrant a second go-round.

The former is trying to rebound from a knockout loss to Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 last July,, while the latter is coming off consecutive wins over Jared Cannonier and Devin Clark, both of which took place in fourth quarter 2017.

No main event has been slotted for UFC London just yet; however, Michael Bisping is expected to headline in the final fight of his UFC career.

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