Aleksandar Rakic accuses Jimi Manuwa of sucker punch during UFC London altercation, Manuwa responds
Aleksandar Rakic and Jimi Manuwa met inside the octagon 3 years up to now, on the other hand there could also be however relatively a couple of bad blood between them.
On Sunday, Rakic posted a video to Twitter wherein he claimed that Manuwa attempted to punch him following the belief of Saturday’s UFC London fit at O2 House. Rakic defeated Manuwa by way of a head kick knockout in merely 42 seconds at a June 2019 fit in Stockholm, Sweden, a loss that grew to develop into out to be the overall struggle of Manuwa’s career.
“Jimi Manuwa, you piece of s***,” Rakic said. “You son of a b****, what a p**** switch you almost certainly did final night time time on me. Guys, I might just like to help you know after the advance at UFC London protection was once as soon as escorting me to the transfer once more to the hotel and ‘Mr. However Sleep’ was once as soon as sitting in my row at the end of the row so I needed to transfer him by means of. I passed by means of and he talked to me, something, I didn’t really pay attention. First and second, I have no longer the rest to do with that guy. For me, this is over, so I start to turn away and he sucker punched me.
“Even in that close range, he couldn’t catch my head. I think he hit me with the forearm on my neck. The safety was once as soon as so fast proper right here and they separated us. What a f****** p**** switch. You knew that I’d be by myself in London on my own. You knew that I had surgical process 9 weeks up to now and you almost certainly did this. You could be this kind of bad, bad loser and I want folks to take hold of what a piece of s*** you might be. I’m going to stay to your head without end. I retired you, I knocked you out, and the field spotted that. So happy retirement, ‘Mr. Sleep.’”
It didn’t take long for Manuwa to respond as the former UFC delicate heavyweight contender posted a observation by way of Instagram Story. Manuwa looked as if it would check that there was once as soon as a physically altercation at UFC London stemming from “online” comments made by means of Rakic.
“Hi there Rakic, as a substitute of maintaining it professional you decided on to talk s*** online so I suggested you I will slap you when I see you,” Manuwa wrote. “I spotted you.”
Rakic is in recent times on the mend after a leg hurt offered an abrupt end to his bout with former champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC Vegas 54 this earlier Would perhaps. He is in recent times No. 6 at delicate heavyweight in MMA Fighting’s Global Scores.