We’re just 24-hours away from having the entire MMA world’s jaw collective drop on the floor when Jimi Manuwa puts on a performance unlike anything we’ve seen recently in the light heavyweight division in his bout against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC London. For weeks I’ve been saying that Manuwa is going to knockout Gustafsson in a tremendous fashion, so it would be inauthentic for me to back out of my accusations now. However, I’ve heard from guys that have been in the MMA industry far longer than I have that they’ve never seen a person punch as hard as Manuwa.
Just look at the guy’s record — 14-0 and he’s finished every opponent he’s faced with a TKO/KO, except in 2009 when he decided to slap a guillotine on Jamie Hearn in less than a minute. In his last two fights he’s hit his opponents so hard that they’ve been injured and were forced to retire — folks, those were not freak accidents. If you block a Manuwa punch, your forearms will either break or will severely be in pain.
Damn, it’s going to be hilarious to see the Jimi Manuwa bandwagon overflow with the people that are going to jump on it after UFC London.
Check out what Manuwa said about Gustafsson — he also says that Jon Jones is the third best fighter and puts Anderson Silva at number one and Jose Aldo in a close second.