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...
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.
Briton Leon Edwards pulled off a fifth-round head-kick knockout out of nowhere to dethrone Kamaru Usman and win the UFC welterweight title at UFC 278 on Saturday to crown one of the greatest comebacks in mixed martial arts history.
Tourism is set for a major shift, as plans have been made to consistently hold Face-Off Fight Night in Nigeria, which would attract fighters and their fans from all over the globe.
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…
To grow the sport in Africa and provide opportunities for African fighters, the producers of the African KnockOut Show, the Face-Off Fight Night series, 5Five 4Four Limited
Israel Adesanya has ruled out a superfight with Kamaru Usman, claiming that he has 'nothing to gain' from a fight with the UFC welterweight champion. After Usman's UFC 268 victory over Colby Covington last November, a mouth-watering clash between the two, 32 and 35 years old, has been the talk of the internet for some…
UFC welterweight champion of the world, Kamaru Usman, has no interest in ever getting into a fight with his “blood brother” Israel Adesanya but the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ says he and ‘The Last Stylebender’ could be tempted to slug it out in the octagon if both of them stand to earn $50 million from the fight.…
The maiden Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) tagged: “Face-off Fight Night” will debut at the Grand Africa Ballroom, Lagos Continental Hotel, on Friday.
8 Dec 2021
5FIVE 4Four Limited, the creator and producer of The AFRICAN KNOCKOUT (AKO) - Africa’s first of its kind Mixed Martial Arts Reality Television Show; is set to organize a series of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight nights in Lagos State, including the much-anticipated sports event of this Xmas season - ‘Face Off’ Fight Night slated…
7 Nov 2021
Kamaru Usman is still the best pound-for pound fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship after defeating Colby Covington in the early hours of Sunday at the Maddison Square Garden in New York to retain his UFC Welterweight title. Usman won the fight by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) to defend his welterweight crown at the…
9 Oct 2021
The rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington has gotten off to a far more civil start than their previous meeting, writes www.lowkickmma.com.