Search Results for: Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman is ready to fight Nate Diaz
MMA news

Kamaru Usman is ready to fight Nate Diaz

As the UFC’s reigning champion at 170 pounds, Kamaru Usman has his pick of challengers, and he’s not counting out one of the promotion’s most popular fighters. On Tuesday, Nate Diaz tweeted out an incredulous reaction to the yet-to-be-booked rematch between Usman and Colby Covington, writing, “Who dis guy fighting next? Someone he already koed,”…

Colby Covington: “Kamaru Usman hoping for ‘Alien Invasion’ to duck rematch”
MMA news

Colby Covington: “Kamaru Usman hoping for ‘Alien Invasion’ to duck rematch”

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has been named the No. 1 UFC welterweight title challenger by the promotion. But he claims champ Kamaru Usman is ducking him yet again. It’s a deal Covington negotiated directly with UFC President Dana White and Chief Business Officer Hunter Campbell, he said, because he doesn’t want to…

Colby Covington accused Kamaru Usman of refused him
MMA news

Colby Covington accused Kamaru Usman of refused him

Colby Covington has condemned Kamaru Usman of ducking him and confirmed that he wants to face his rival in a world title fight next. UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (19-1) recently claimed he wants to see more activity from the self-proclaimed ‘The People’s Champion’ to warrant a rematch despite UFC president Dana White confirming Colby…

Kamaru Usman thinks Conor McGregor is no longer a world-class fighter
MMA news

Kamaru Usman thinks Conor McGregor is no longer a world-class fighter

Nigerian UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman believes that Irishman Conor McGregor is no longer a world-class fighter, but is holding on to the top because of his long tongue. The Irish former featherweight and lightweight champ returns to the Octagon in July looking to settle his trilogy with Dustin Poirier, after “The Diamond” handed him…

Kamaru Usman was skeptical about the fight between Oliveira and Nurmagomedov
MMA news

Kamaru Usman was skeptical about the fight between Oliveira and Nurmagomedov

Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman praised the performance of Charles Oliveira in the recent fight against Michael Chandler, but he doubts that the Brazilian would have been able to show a similar performance in a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Recall that last weekend Oliveira won the vacant lightweight division title, finishing Chandler in the…

Kamaru Usman named the conditions for the fight with Jake Paul
MMA news | Boxing news

Kamaru Usman named the conditions for the fight with Jake Paul

Nigerian UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has repeatedly talked about the possibility of a fight according to the rules of boxing against the famous video blogger Jake Paul. Yet, according to Usman, he has several conditions, which he spoke about in one of his last interviews. @dad: When are you fighting Jake Paul? In order…

Kamaru Usman wanted to replace Nate Diaz against Leon Edwards at UFC 262
MMA news

Kamaru Usman wanted to replace Nate Diaz against Leon Edwards at UFC 262

The reigning UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, who knocked out Jorge Masvidal two weeks ago, was ready to replace the injured Nate Diaz and face Leon Edwards on ten days’ notice at UFC 262 in Houston. “As soon as I heard that Diaz could not fight, I took the phone and dialed my manager, Ali,…

Kamaru Usman explains why Colby Covington doesn’t deserve to get a rematch with him
MMA news

Kamaru Usman explains why Colby Covington doesn’t deserve to get a rematch with him

Nigerian UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thinks American Colby Covington doesn’t deserve a rematch with him. According to Usman, Covington has not shown himself since their fight, so he does not deserve another title fight. “I’m not going to say I don’t want to fight,” Kamaru Usman told ESPN. “I want all the smoke. It…