Ultimate Fighting Championship
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.
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
UFC returns after seven-week sporting shut-down
Ultimate Fighting Championship chief Dana White's determination to drag the mixed martial arts series out of coronavirus quarantine culminates Saturday in UFC 249.
I will go into farming after my UFC career, says Adesanya
Nigerian-born Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight titleholder, Israel Adesanya, has declared that he would go into the business of farming at the end of his career.
‘The Nigeria of my dream’
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Mobolaji Adesanya, migrated with his parents from Nigeria to New Zealand when he was 11 years old. That was in the early 2000s, when issues of insecurity in Nigeria were at minimal. The combat fighter, who is shaping the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), could not…
UFC middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya causes stir at Lagos airport
Sixteen years after taking his martial arts skills to New Zealand, Nigerian-born current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya stepped his feet on his fatherland yesterday. The arrival of Adesanya, who defeated America’s Kelvin Gastelum during a UFC 236 fight in Atlanta, USA a few weeks ago, caused a major stir at…
UFC Title: The ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ marches on
Two weeks ago, Nigeria recorded another major feat on the world stage when one of her proud sons became the first African-born fighter to win an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title. Usman Kamaru, a native of Auchi, Edo State defeated his American opponent, Tyron Woodley in what many followers of the game have described as…