Jimi Manuwa entered this fight with a mma record of 17-5-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Volkan Oezdemir (Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir), Jan Blachowicz (Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz 2) and Thiago Santos (Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos).
His opponent, Aleksandar Rakic, has an official record of 11-1-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss at his pro mma debut against Christian Radke in 2011, since then he has won eleven consecutive bouts defeating Justin Ledet and Devin Clark in 2018. Manuwa vs Rakic is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith – UFC Fight Night 153 (UFC on ESPN+ 11). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 153: Gustafsson vs. Smith
Where: Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Manuwa’s previous fight: Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos
Rakic’s next fight: Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksandar Rakic
Manuwa vs Rakic Fight Video:
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