An explosive light heavyweight matchup between talented strikers Jimi Manuwa and Cyrille Diabate has been set for UFC on FUEL TV 7. It is currently unknown where the bout will end up on the FUEL card. The UFC confirmed the matchup on Monday.
Talented French striker Cyrille Diabate is coming off a dominant victory over Chad Griggs at UFC 154. The submission win was the first of his UFC career.
Jimi Manuwa is coming off a TKO victory over Kyle Kingsbury in his UFC debut at UFC on FUEL TV 6. “The Poster Boy” is currently 12-0 in his MMA career and will look to extend it to thirteen in what is sure to be an explosive bout.
UFC on FUEL TV 7 will be headlined by UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barão taking on Michael McDonald. The billing will take February 16 in at the historic Wembley Arena in London, England.
- Interim Bantamweight Title Fight: Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald
- Che Mills vs. Matthew Riddle
- Danny Castillo vs. Paul Sass
- Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte
- Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka
- Josh Grispi vs. Andy Ogle
- Ulysses Gomez vs. Phil Harris
- Cyrille Diabate vs. Jimi Manuwa