It has been confirmed by the Daily Mail that Jimi Manuwa will take on Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night London which will take place at the o2 Arena, February 27th.
Jimi Manuwa (15-2) is coming off a recent loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC 191 in September, loosing the fight by KO in round two. Prior to that, Jimi had won against hometown favourite Jan Blachowicz winning by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Poland in April. The Londoner has won two out of his last four fights and will look to get back in the win column when he fights in front of his hometown.
Nikita Krylov (19-4) is coming off a recent round one submission win over Marcos Rogério de Lima in August. He is currently on a three fight win streak with his last loss being against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 171 in March 2014. Nikita has won three out of his last four fights and will surely be setting his sights on causing an upset to the hometown favourite.