Jimi Manuwa vs. Nick Chapman headline Cage Rage UK 24 on Oct. 22 at the Troxy

“Cage Rage UK 24: Hands of War” will take place Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Troxy in London and features unbeaten light heavyweight champ Jimi “The Poster Boy” Manuwa (9-0) defending his title against undefeated contender Nick “Headhunter” Chapman (4-0) in the main event.

Cage Rage UK promoter Dave O’Donnell commented on the Manuwa-Chapman match-up:

“Both of these men have everything to gain by winning this fight, after Maguire getting snapped up by UFC, every champion knows they could be just one fight away from being signed by the giants.”

Also on the card is a rematch between American Top Team’s Michael Pastou (8-2, 1 NC) and London’s Dominic Plumb (4-2) after their first fight ended in controversy back in June. And in a super heavyweight special attraction Poland’s Tomasz Czerwinski (2-3) will do battle with the U.K.’s Ian Hawkings (5-4).

There are 14 fights in all scheduled for this Cage Rage UK 24 and the event will broadcast live on Sky Sports. For ticket info go to www.cagerageuk.com.

The full “Hands of War” fight card is as follows:


  • Champion Jimi Manuwa vs. Challenger Nick Chapman – LHW Championship
  • Tomasz Czerwinski vs. Ian Hawkings – HW
  • Dominic Plumb vs. Michael Pastou – LW
  • Lee Doski vs. Bola Omoyele – WW
  • Sam Boo vs. Khalid Ismail – WW


  • Andy Cona vs. Luke Newman – WW
  • Shane Fourie vs. Rafik Benziada – LHW
  • Mark Carling vs. Dan Shortman – LW
  • Tommy Maguire vs. Joe Holder – LW
  • Ben Callum vs. Jason Radcliffe – MW
  • Stephen Stanley vs. Chris Bullion – FW
  • Grant Murray vs. Rory Beacon – LHW
  • Amil Smith vs. Jody Cottham – WW
  • Peter Waterhouse vs. Noubayo Clarke – LW

“Cage Rage UK 24: Hands of War” promo video: