Mixed Martial Arts

Canadian Jimmo to face Te Huna in London at UFC on FUEL TV 7

The Canadian Press
12/13/2012 10:44:05 AM
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TORONTO -- Canadian light-heavyweight Ryan (Big Deal) Jimmo will fight Australian James Te Huna on a televised card Feb. 16 in London.

The UFC announced the matchup via its United Kingdom Twitter feed.

Jimmo (17-1) made a splash in his UFC debut at UFC 149 in Calgary in July when he knocked out Antony (The Hippo) Perosh in seven seconds.

Te Huna (12-5) has won three straight in the UFC, most recently earning a decision over Joey (The Mexicutioner) Beltran.

The co-main event at Wembley Arena will feature featherweights Cub Swanson and Dennis Siver.

The show will also feature an interim bantamweight championship fight between title-holder Renan Barao and challenger Michael McDonald.

Also on the card, French light-heavyweight Cyrille (The Snake) Diabate takes on England's Jimi (The Poster Boy) Manuwa.

Other previous announced bouts include Gunnar Nelson versus Justin Edwards, Che Mills versus Matt Riddle, Terry Etim versus Renee Forte, Paul Sass versus Danny Castillo, Phil Harris versus Ulysses Gomez, Vaughan Lee versus Motonobu Tezuka, and Andy Ogle versus Josh Grispi.

Ryan Jimmo (Photo: The Canadian Press)


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