18 Facts About Jimi Manuwa

1. Jimi Manuwa has suffered four of his five career losses by knockout.

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2. Jimi Manuwa has watched his financial status grow over the years.

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3. Jimi Manuwa is British by nationality but of Nigerian descent.

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4. Jimi Manuwa sustained an injury that year and pulled out of his bout against Mauricio Rua.

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5. Jimi Manuwa was imprisoned for his role in a burglary ring in 2002.

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6. Jimi Manuwa was born in California and spent his early years in Nigeria before settling in London at the age of 10.

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7. Jimi Manuwa lost the fight via knockout in round two.

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8. In turn, Jimi Manuwa was removed from the fight during the week leading up to the event due to a torn hamstring and replaced by Eryk Anders.

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9. Jimi Manuwa was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus.

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10. Jimi Manuwa was briefly linked to a bout with Glover Teixeira at UFC 208.

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11. Jimi Manuwa won the fight via knockout in the second round and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus.

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12. Jimi Manuwa was briefly linked to a matchup with Nikita Krylov on 27 February 2016 at UFC Fight Night 84.

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13. Jimi Manuwa lost the fight via knockout early in the second round.

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14. Jimi Manuwa won the fight via unanimous decision, going the distance for the first and only time in his MMA career.

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15. Jimi Manuwa lost the fight via TKO in the second round.

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16. Jimi Manuwa began fighting for UCMMA name in only his third professional fight, becoming the promotion's champion in his third fight under them.

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17. Jimi Manuwa got in trouble as a teen and did not finish school.

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18. Jimi Manuwa was born in California and lived there until three, when his father moved the family back to Nigeria.

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