Sunday, 1st October 2023

Kamaru Usman

2 days ago
In the melodious waves of Afrobeats, the artistry of our movie producers and the majestic skills of our athletes lies an undeniable truth – Nigeria’s creative industry is a goldmine ripe for investment.
20 Mar
Kamaru Usman came in brimming with confidence that he will reclaim his welterweight title at UFC 286. However, Leon Edwards proved that he wasn’t only a one-shot killer by clinically beating ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ en route to a majority decision win in their trilogy ...
19 Mar
Britain’s Leon Edwards emerged victorious after a gruelling five-round battle on Saturday with Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman to retain his welterweight title at UFC 286.
16 Mar
After the way things ended between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman last time they shared the Octagon together, you knew an immediate rematch was in order, writes
15 Mar
After the way things ended between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman last time they shared the Octagon together, you knew an immediate rematch was in order, writes
9 Mar
The last time Kamaru Usman stepped inside the Octagon, he experienced something that was not all too familiar for the Nigerian Nightmare. The UFC star was handed a shock defeat at UFC 278 in August 2022 when he was beaten by a head kick late in the fifth round by Leon Edwards, resulting in a…
16 Jan
It is official: Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman are completing their trilogy at UFC 286 on March 18 at the O2 in London, England, reports
9 Jan
It was a night of sheer entertainment and mixed martial arts excellence as Nigerian celebrities, sports and media icons, as well as fans of MMA, thronged the Landmark Centre for the third edition of Face-Off Fight Night organised by 5Five 4Four Limited. The event, which was promoted by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legend, Kamaru Usman’s…
19 Dec 2022
Tickets are now on sale for Nigeria’s premier mixed martial arts event, the Face Off Fight Night series, powered by UFC legend Kamaru Usman. The highly anticipated event will feature 22 fighters from six African countries and, for the first time in Nigeria, two women’s MMA fights. Promoted by the African Knockout (AKO), the Face…
3 Dec 2022
The Faceoff Fight Night series, the highly anticipated mixed martial arts event, is back with its third edition, this time featuring 22 fighters from six African countries. Faceoff Fight Night 3 comes up on December 29 at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos. Tickets are available at FaceOff Fight Nights, which are usually a series…
24 Aug 2022
Leon Edwards (20-3-0) shocked the mixed martial arts community and delivered what ESPN referred to as ‘perhaps the greatest comeback KO in UFC history’ when he erased a 3-1 deficit on the judges’ scorecards with a single high kick that knocked then-welterweight champion...
21 Aug 2022
Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman is confident he will bounce back after losing his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title at UFC 278 to Britain’s Leon Edwards.


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Manchester City's perfect start to the Premier League season came undone in a shock 2-1 loss to Wolves, as Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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Napoli secured their second Serie A victory in four days as Victor Osimhen came off the bench and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce to lift the Italian champions up to third.
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The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
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Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Saturday its forces were taking "retaliatory measures" after one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian army sniper on the border between the two countries.
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Pro- democracy group, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has called on the authorities to protect judicial officers in the country. National Coordinator of the group, Patriot Sunday Attah, at a press conference in Abuja called on those dissatisfied with the outcome of decisions...
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As Nigerians celebrate the 63 Independence anniversary of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtue of peaceful coexistence with one another.
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has announced the deployment of 3, 000 personnel for security and protection of citizens during Nigeria's 63rd independence celebration.