Kyle Kingsbury will square off against UFC newcomer Jimi Manuwa on the preliminary card of UFC on FUEL TV 5.
UFC officials announced the bout on Tuesday.
Kingsbury (11-4) has found himself in a rough spot, as he is on a two fight losing streak. Prior to his last two fights, he racked up an impressive four fight win streak. However, Stephan Bonnar and Glover Teixeira put that skid on hold. Now Kingsbury is in a must-win situation.
Manuwa (11-0) will make his UFC debut at UFC on FUEL TV 5. The UK native, began his MMA career on just three weeks training and has gone an impressive 11-0. In all 11 fights, he has 11 straight stoppages, 9 of which were in the first round.
UFC on FUEL TV 5 fight card so far…
The latest UFC on FUEL TV 5 card now includes:
- Stipe Miocic vs. Stefan Struve
- Dan Hardy vs. Amir Sadollah
- Yves Jabouin vs. Brad Pickett
- Paul Sass vs. Matt Wiman
- John Hathaway vs. John Maguire
- Duane “Bang” Ludwig vs. Che Mills
- Kyle Kingsbury vs. Jimi Manuwa
- Akira Corassani vs. Andy Ogle
- Brad Tavares vs. Tom Watson
- Robert Peralta vs. Jason Young
- Jorgen Kruth vs. Fabio Maldonado
- Pascal Krauss vs. Gunnar Nelson