Round 1: Jimmo comes out aggressive and takes it to Manuwa right away. He lands an outside leg kick. Manuwa clinches. Jimmo presses Manuwa against the cage. Manuwa lands a knee to the body. Jimmo delivers a knee to the body. The referee separates them. Manuwa lands a knee to the body and clinches. Manuwa lands knees to the thighs of Jimmo. They are hard knees. Jimmo turns him. Jmmo lands knees to the legs of Manuwa. Manuwa turns him and returns the favor. The referee separates them. Manuwa lands a hard leg kick. Jimmo answers with a right hand. Jimmo lands a kick to the body. Manuwa answers with an outside leg kick. The pace slows. Manuwa lands a left hand. Manuwa lands a hard leg kick at the end of the round. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Manuwa.
Round 2: Jimmo takes the center of the cage. Manuwa lands a left hand. Jimmo initiates the clinch. Jimmo lands a knee inside the clinch. The referee separates the two. Manuwa delivers a hard kick to the body. Jimmo steps in with a stiff jab. Manuwa lands an outside leg kick. Jimmo delivers a kick to the body. Manuwa presses Jimmo against the cage. He lands knees to the body and legs of Jimmo. Jimmo reverses the position and lands knees to the body. Jimmo takes a knee to the groin. He’s given time to recover and the fight is restarted. Jimmo switches stances. He works to get the fight to the ground. Manuwa shakes off the attempt. The referee separates the fighters. They clinch again. Manuwa lands a knee on the break and Jimmo has a delayed reaction and falls to the canvas. He may have a leg injury. His leg gave out on him.
The official time of the technical knockout was 4:41 of the second round.