Kamaru Usman pockets career-high £1.1million for KO against Jorge Masvidal
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.
Kamaru Usman knocks out Jorge Masvidal to retain UFC title
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…
Nigerian Nightmare’s manager shoots down Masvidal rematch claims
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…
Kamaru Usman out for six months with suspected broken nose
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…
Buhari congratulates Usman as Nigerian retains UFC welterweight title
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Kamarudeen Usman for successfully defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title with an emphatic win over Jorge Masvidal.
Kamaru Usman defeats Jorge Masvidal to retain welterweight crown
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…
Adesanya tips Usman for victory in UFC battle against Masvidal
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Nigerian-born New Zealand based Israel Adesanya has tipped fellow countryman, Kamaru Usman for victory
Usman favoured to retain crown as Masvidal laments coach’s absence
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.