A light heavyweight contest between Jimi Manuwa and Nikita Krylov if now official for UFC Fight Night 83 per the Daily Mail.
UFC Fight Night 83 will held on February 27, 2016 at the The O2 Arena in London, England.
Manuwa (15-2 MMA) is coming off a KO loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC 191. Prior to the loss, ‘The Poster Boy’ was coming off a unanimous decision win against Jan Blachowicz at UFC Fight Night 64 in Poland. Manuwa is currently 4-2 under the UFC banner.
Krylov (19-4 MMA) is riding an impressive three fight winning streak inside the octagon. A TKO win over Cody Donovan at UFC Dublin was followed up with two submission wins over Stanislav Nedkov and Marcos Rogério de Lima Submission.
With this fight addition, UFC Fight Night 83 now looks like this.
Michael Bisping vs. Gegard Mousasi
Mike Wilkinson vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Norman Parke vs. Rustam Khabilov
Tom Breese vs. Keita Nakamura
Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones
Davey Grant vs. Marlon Vera
Arnold Allen vs. Yaotzin Meza
Brad Scott vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Scott Askham vs. Chris Dempsey
David Teymur vs. Martin Svensson
Teemu Packalen vs. Łukasz Sajewski
Daniel Omielańczuk vs. Jarjis Danho
Jimi Manuwa vs. Nikita Krylov