Anthony Johnson set to face Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191 Sept. 5 in Las Vegas

It has been confirmed by the UFC today that Anthony Johnson has received a change of opponent as he will now be taking on Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191 in Las Vegas at the MGM September 5th a card headlined by Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson.

Anthony Johnson was originally slated to face Jan Blachowicz but will now await another opponent which will be announced shortly.

Anthony Johnson has a MMA record of 19-5 and has won three out of his last four fights. Johnson’s most recent fight was against Daniel Cormier where he lost via rear naked choke in round 2 for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Championship.

Jimi Manuwa has a MMA record of 15-1 and has also won 3 out of his last four fights. Manuwa’s most recent fight¬†was against Jan Blachowicz where he won via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Poland this past April.


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