News: Jimi Manuwa had to be persuaded to take Santos fight

Jimi “Poster Boy” Manuwa was scheduled to fight the ever-fleeing Glover Teixeira at UFC Sao Paulo on September 22nd but Teixeira had to withdraw from the fight due to a shoulder injury leaving the fifth-ranked light heavyweight without a dancing partner for the main event. Continue reading “News: Jimi Manuwa had to be persuaded to take Santos fight”

News: Injury forces Teixera out of planned Manuwa match up – Smith and Rountree offer to step in

Glover Teixera was all set to finally square off with Jimi Manuwa in a match up the British contender had been pursuing for years. Unfortunately for Manuwa, he now finds himself looking for a new dance partner for the UFC’s visit to Sao Paolo, Brazil next month.

Late last night, Ariel Helwani broke the news that Teixera was out of the UFC Sao Paolo main event as a result of an injury. Shortly after, Jim Edwards confirmed he had received reports of the veteran Brazilian picking up a shoulder injury which had forced him from the card.

Continue reading “News: Injury forces Teixera out of planned Manuwa match up – Smith and Rountree offer to step in”