UFC on Fuel TV 7 Play-by-Play: Jimi Manuwa vs. Cyrille Diabate

February 14, 2013
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10-Manuwa

Jimi Manuwa vs. Cyrille Diabate

Round 1: They touch gloves to start the fight.  Manuwa moving forward.  Manuwa lands an outside leg kick.  They clinch.  Diabate presses Manuwa against the cage and lands a knee to the body.  Manuwa gets a takedown.  He lands in side control.  Diabate gets back to half guard.  Manuwa lands a short elbow.  Diabate works his way back to his feet.  Manuwa presses him against the cage.  They separate.  Manuwa fires off a high kick that’s blocked.  Diabate lands a knee to the body.  Manuwa gets a takedown and lets Diabate back up.  Diabate lands a knee to the body as Manuwa closes the distance.  Diabate lands a knee but Manuwa answers with a solid left hand.  Diabate clinches and delivers a huge knee to the body.  Manuwa takes the fight to the ground.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Manuwa.

The fight is stopped between rounds due to a Diabate calf injury.  Manuwa wins by TKO.

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