Jorge Masvidal, who has twice been beaten by UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman surrendered to police on Wednesday night after allegedly sucker-punching Colby Covington – who is also a mixed martial artist who has twice been beaten by the Nigerian Nightmare. Masvidal faces a felony battery charge over allegedly attacking his former training partner outside…
30 Apr 2021
Kamaru Usman banked £1.1 million for his stunning knockout of Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261. The welterweight champion was the best-paid fighter on the card, which exceeded all expectations in front of 15,000 fans in Florida.
25 Apr 2021
Jorge Mavidal will be having nightmares in the coming days after UFC welterweight champion Kamaru ‘the Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman put a seal of authority on his rivalry with the American with a crushing right hand and vicious ground attack for a knockout victory just over a minute into the second round in the main event…
1 Mar 2021
The manager of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has shot down reports that a rematch with Jorge Masvidal has been agreed upon by both parties. Masvidal at the weekend, while serving as part of the commentary team for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s one-sided pummelling of Avni Yildirim, claimed that he’s already booked a date for his…
23 Jul 2020
Jorge Masvidal’s hopes for an immediate rematch with Kamaru Usman has been dealt a blow after reports suggest the Nigerian Nightmare will face a six-month medical suspension from fighting. Gamebred stepped in as a late replacement to take on the welterweight champion at UFC 251 on Fight Island after Gilbert Burns, Usman’s intended opponent, pulled…
13 Jul 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Kamarudeen Usman for successfully defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title with an emphatic win over Jorge Masvidal.
12 Jul 2020
The stock of Nigerians in the UFC rose again early on Sunday morning as Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal to retain his crown as the undisputed welterweight champion at UFC 251. The three judges for the night unanimously found Usman better than his opponent and scored him 50-45, 50-45 and 49-46. Usman has now…
11 Jul 2020
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Nigerian-born New Zealand based Israel Adesanya has tipped fellow countryman, Kamaru Usman for victory
10 Jul 2020
UFC Welterweight champion, Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman has been tipped as the favourite in his championship bout with Jorge Masvidal tomorrow at the UFC Fight Island facility on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.