Kamaru Usman joined his fellow Nigerian brother Emmanuel Acho on FS1 Speak For Yourself to discuss what it means to represent Nigeria, his training mentality, and much more.
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If you were on social media last night or watching UFC 261 on PPV, you definitely have seen one best knockouts of the year courtesy of the Nigerian Nightmare Kamaru Usman. Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal in a second round TKO to remain the UFC Welterweight Champion (19-1-0).Continue reading
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Kamaru Usman is still the CHAMP. Put some RESPECT on his name. Usman defeated Gilbert Burns in the third round of UFC 258 on Saturday night with a TKO to retain the UFC Welterweight Championship. After taking a big blow in the first round, Usman dominated the rest match leading to the knockout. Usman is currently on a 13 match winning streak which ties for the second longest win streak in UFC history.
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Earlier this month at UFC 248, Israel Adesanya defended his title as the UFC Middleweight Champion in defeating Yoel Romero in a unanimous decision. The win brings Adesanya to a perfect record of 19-0-0 (14 KOs). In the past two years he has become one of the faces of the UFC not only because of his performance in the ring (which his record speaks for itself). But Adesanya also known as The Last Stylebender has the personality that matches his star talent. Check out the road to Adesanya rise to the top of the UFC in this video.Continue reading
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Kamara “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman defeated Tyron Woodley last night during UFC 235 to become the first African champion in UFC history. Usman is now the new Undisputed UFC Welterweight Champion after a unanimous decision. He is currently on a 14-fight winning streak (15-1 overall).Continue reading
Israel Adesanya defeated Brad Tavares this past weekend during the Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale in a Unanimous Decision. The win brings the UFC middleweight to a career record of 14-0 overall in the MMA (3-0 in the UFC). In his third match in the UFC, Adesanya proved that he is on the rise with the defeat of a top 10-ranked fighter in Tavares. But the highlight of the night was Adesanya post match interview where he broke out into his native language with some Yoruba for the crowd. Check it out here:
Looking forward to Adesanya’s next match. We will definitely be following him moving forward.