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Jimi Manuwa Announces Retirement from Mixed Martial Arts

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Jimi Manuwa suffered his fourth loss in a row at UFC Fight Night 153 on June 1 as surging prospect Aleksandar Rakic knocked him out in the opening period with a brutal head kick.

Now, after spending a few days to consider his options, the Englishman announced his retirement from mixed martial arts in an Instagram post.