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Jimi Manuwa pulls out of UFC Fight Night 83 due to injury


UFC officials announced that Jimi Manuwa and Nikita Krylov has been nixed from the UFC Fight Night 83 card. The light heavyweight bout was called off due to Manuwa suffering an injury. UFC officials are looking for a replacement for Manuwa.

Manuwa (15-2) holds a 4-1 UFC record and is coming off a loss to Anthony Johnson in September, which broke his winning streak.

Krylov (19-4) is on a row since dropping to light heavyweight as he is 3-1 in his last four and has won three straight fights with wins over Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Stanislav Nedkov and Cody Donovan.

UFC Fight Night 83 takes place Feb 27 at The O2 in London and will air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.

Here is the updated card for the event:

  • Michael Bisping vs. Gegard Mousasi
  • Makwan Amirkhani vs. Mike Wilkinson
  • Rustam Khabilov vs. Norman Parke
  • Tom Breese vs. Keita Nakamura
  • Henry Briones vs. Brad Pickett
  • Davey Grant vs. Marlon Vera
  • Arnold Allen vs. Yaotzin Meza
  • Martin Svensson vs. David Teymur
  • Chris Dempsey vs. Krzysztof Jotko
  • Scott Askham vs. Chris Dempsey
  • Teemu Packalen vs. Lukasz Sajewski
  • Jarjis Danho vs. Daniel Omielanczuk
  • Nikita Krylov vs. opponent TBA

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