Jimi Manuwa vs. Ryan Jimmo added to UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester

A light heavyweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester as Jimi Manuwa will face Ryan Jimmo.

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UFC officials confirmed the bout on Monday morning and it was not announced if the fight will take place on the main card on Fox Sports 2 or the preliminary card on Facebook.

UFC Fight Night 30 on October 26th will come from the Manchester Arena and will be headlined by Michael Bisping facing Mark Munoz in a five round middleweight bout.

Manuwa (13-0) entered the UFC last year and has won both of his UFC bouts by TKO. His most recent bout took place in February at UFC on FUEL TV 7 and defeated Cyrille Diabate at the end of the first round by TKO due to an injury.

Jimmo (18-2) has won two of his three fights in the UFC with the wins coming against Anthony Perosh and Igor Pokrajac. His win over Perosh came in his UFC debut which he won by knockout in 7 seconds and won the knockout of the night bonus.

The current UFC Fight Night 30: Bisping vs. Munoz card is below:

Michael Bisping (24-5) vs. Mark Munoz (13-3)
Ross Pearson (15-6) vs. Melvin Guillard (31-12-2, 1NC)
John Lineker (22-6) vs. Phil Harris (22-10, 1NC)
Jimy Hettes (10-1) vs. Mike Wilkinson (8-1)
Jimi Manuwa (13-0) vs. Ryan Jimmo (18-2)
Anthony Njokuani (16-7, 1NC) vs. Paul Taylor (11-6-1, 1NC)