Underdog Jimi Manuwa was game and had his moments against No. 1 light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 37 in London, England, but ultimately the Swede prevailed with a nasty second-round TKO stoppage. It didn't take Gustafsson long afterward to call out division champion Jon Jones, whom Gustafsson lost a controversial decision to last year in a fight most observers thought at least warranted an immediate rematch between the two.
"Jon Jones, I want my title shot again. I'm right here. Whenever you want, man. Whenever you want," Gustafsson shouted in his post-fight interview with interviewer Dan Hardy.
Gustafsson worked Manuwa to the ground in the first round, staying away from the powerful Brit's strikes. From there, Gustafsson used steady striking from on top in the full guard and half guard for most of the first round.
Early in the second round, Gustafsson accidentally poked Manuwa in the right eye, prompting the referee toRead More »from Alexander Gustafsson stops Jimi Manuwa in UFC main event