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UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Alexander Gustafsson KOs Jimi Manuwa

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UFC Fight Night 37’s main event is a light-heavyweight showdown between Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa. Gustafsson was last seen going blow for blow with current pound for pound great Jon Jones. Gustafsson ultimately lost a razor thin decision but proved that he was one of the best fighters in all of MMA. Manuwa is undefeated in his MMA career and is looking to win his fourth bout in the UFC. Manuwa has finished every opponent in his MMA career.

Check out the play-by-play and result for the fight below:

Light Heavyweight Bout: Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) vs. Jimi Manuwa (15-0)

Round 1: The fighters touch gloves to start the fight. Nice jab by Manuwa. Gustafsson responds with a leg kick and jab. Nice leg kick from Gustafsson. Gustafsson dumps Manuwa with a takedown. Gustafsson  looking for a kimura from half-guard. Manuwa escapes. Gustafsson goes for another shoulder lock but doesn’t get far with it. Gustafsson with a few shoulder strikes. Manuwa regains guard after Gustafsson tries to transition the crucifix position. Manuwa pushes Gustafsson off and gets to his feet! Gustafsson shoots for a takedown but eats a knee on the way in. Gustaffson with a nice 1-2 combo. The round ends with the two men at distance. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Gustaffson.

Round 2: Leg kick by Manuwa to open up the round. Gustafsson whiffs on a big uppercut. Manuwa gets hit with an eye poke which causes a pause in the bout. We resume a few moments later. Gustaffson with a few jabs and Manuwa whiffs with a big right hand. Big overhand right lands for Manuwa. Gustaffson with a huge knee that puts Manuwa on wobbly legs! A few more punches put Manuwa on his back. Two more punches on the ground and it’s over. Gustafsson absolutely obliterated Manuwa there.

Result: Alexander Gustafsson def. Jimi Manuwa via TKO (knee and punches) at 1:18 of round two 

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Daniel Reveles
Born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Daniel Reveles' interest in Mixed Martial Arts began at the age of fourteen while attending a Fantasy Football draft at a Friend's house. That day Daniel's buddies ordered UFC 88 on Pay-Per-View featuring lauded striker and hometown hero Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell squaring off with Division One Wrestler “Suga” Rashad Evans. After seeing “the wrestler” Rashad Evans put the Ice Man out cold with an overhand right, Daniel became instantly hooked by the unpredictability of the sport. Since that moment Daniel has become well versed in Mixed Martial Arts History and has yet to miss an event. Daniel is currently studying at the University of California Santa Barbara to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Communications with hopes of becoming the next big media mogul. When he is not watching MMA or studying you can find Daniel hanging out with his family and friends or taking in a game at the lovely Dodger Stadium.