Anthony Johnson entered this fight with a mma record of 19-5-0 (68% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.3 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He has already fought twice in 2015 beating Alexander Gustafsson (=Gustafsson vs Johnson) but then he lost to Daniel Cormier (bout valid for the vacant Ufc light-Hw title, Johnson vs Cormier).
His opponent, Jimi Manuwa, has an official record of 15-1-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 light heavyweight. He suffered his first professional loss in 2014, against Gustafsson (=Gustafsson vs Manuwa), but he came back to win in 2015 defeating Jan Blachowicz (=Blachowicz vs Manuwa). ‘Rumble’ Johnson vs Manuwa is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs John Dodson 2 – UFC 191. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson 2
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 191 fight card (main and best fights):
Demetrious Johnson vs John Dodson 2
Andrei Arlovski vs Frank Mir
Jan Blachowicz vs Corey Anderson
Anthony Johnson vs Jimi Manuwa
Paige VanZant vs Alex Chambers
John Lineker vs Francisco Rivera
Johnson’s previous fight: Anthony Johnson vs Daniel Cormier
Manuwa’s previous fight: Jan Blachowicz vs Jimi Manuwa
Johnson’s next fight: Anthony Johnson vs Ryan Bader
Manuwa’s next fight: Ovince St Preux vs Jimi Manuwa
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