Jimi Manuwa announces retirement from MMA

The UFC light heavyweight division has lost another human highlight reel.

Following his knockout loss to Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Stockholm on Saturday, the U.K.’s Jimi Manuwa has announced his retirement from MMA competition.

The loss was his fourth on the bounce.

This comes just a couple of days after his teammate Alexander Gustafsson called it quits from the sport.

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“Posterboy” took to Instagram to reveal his news, saying his all-action style in the Octagon has taken its toll on his body.

Long a popular figure in the United Kingdom, London’s Manuwa headlined two events in his home city.

He lost against the aforementioned Gustafsson before they became training partners back in 2014. Three years later, he avenged his previous disappointment by knocking out Corey Anderson in three minutes.

Manuwa retires with a 17-6 record. Of his 17 wins, the former UCMMA light heavyweight champion scored 15 knockouts – most of them in brutal fashion.