Jimmo Meets Barroso At UFN 67


After almost 12 months on the shelf, Ryan “The Big Deal” Jimmo finally returns to the Octagon where he will meet Francimar “Bodao” Barroso at UFC Fight Night 67. MMA Junkie was first to report the news of the bout.

Ryan Jimmo

Ryan Jimmo (photo: Mike Fischl)

Jimmo, who now trains with the Power MMA Team in Arizona, has seen mixed success in the UFC trading wins and loses since entering the Octagon back in July 2012. With wins coming against the likes of Anthony Perosh, Igor Pokrajac and Sean O’Connell while dropping bouts to James Te Huna, Jimi Manuwa and, most recently, Ovince St. Preux. Prior to joining the UFC, Jimmo was the MFC Light-Heavyweight champion while rockin’ an impressive 16 fight win streak.

Barroso, one of the few big men training with Nova Uniao, made his UFC debut in August 2013 where he defeated fellow Brazilian Ednaldo Olivera. “Bodao” returned in March 2014 and dropped a split decision to Hans Stringer. The native of  Xapuri, Acre Brazil has struggled when stepping up in competition suffering loses to the two biggest names, Geronimo dos Santos and Baga Agaev, he faced prior to making the UFC.

UFC Fight Night 67  goes down May 30th from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. The card is headlined by a Welterweight clash between Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves.



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