Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman, also known as The Nigerian Nightmare, is a Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist competing in the UFC welterweight division. Born on May 11, 1987, in Benin City, Nigeria, Usman moved to the United States at an early age and began his martial arts training during his college years. Usman's fighting style is characterized by his relentless pressure, explosive takedowns, and strong ground-and-pound technique. He showcases exceptional wrestling skills, combining them with his striking abilities to dominate opponents inside the Octagon. Usman's physical strength, conditioning, and mental toughness have played a crucial role in his rise to the top of the welterweight division.

In 2015, Usman made his UFC debut and quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with. Since then, he has gone on an impressive winning streak, defeating top-ranked opponents and solidifying his claim as one of the best welterweights in the world. Usman's most notable victories include victories over Tyron Woodley, Colby Covington, and Jorge Masvidal. In 2019, Usman became the UFC welterweight champion by defeating Tyron Woodley, a title he has successfully defended multiple times. His dominance and impressive performances have earned him widespread recognition and have solidified his place among the all-time greats of the welterweight division.