jimi manuwa

What is manuwa?

Manuwa or Manuva is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Jimi Manuwa (born 1980), American-born English mixed martial artist. Roots Manuva (born 1972), English rapper and producer. Samuel Manuwa (1903–1976), Nigerian surgeon.

Why did Jimi Manuwa retire?

Jimi Manuwa has announced his retirement from MMA following a knockout loss to light heavyweight up-and-comer Aleksandar Rakic in the co-main event of UFC Stockholm on Saturday. In 2008, I was 28 years old and I said to myself that I’m gonna fight for the UFC.Jun 4, 2019

What happened to Jimi Manuwa?

Manuwa retired from MMA in June of 2019 shortly after getting knocked out by Aleksandar Rakic in the very first round the same night Smith choked ut Alexander Gustafsson. The loss was Manuwa’s fourth straight — three via knockout — ultimately prompting his decision to walk way.Nov 30, 2020

Is Jimi Manuwa still in UFC?

He lost the fight via knockout in round two. Manuwa faced Aleksandar Rakić on 1 June 2019 at UFC Fight Night 153. Manuwa announced his retirement on 3 June 2019.

When did Jimi Manuwa start MMA?

Jimi Manuwa was only 28 years old when he began fighting in MMA. After training in martial arts for two weeks, he debuted on MMA in 2008.May 30, 2021