Kamaru Usman News

Nov 15, 2017 7:15 am

Darren Till and Kamaru Usman get heated over possible UFC 219 scrap

Originally, rising UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman was expected to battle the dangerous Emil “Valhalla” Meek at UFC 219. Unfortunately, it sounds like visa issues could force Norway’s Meek out of this planned showdown – which means Usman will have to look elsewhere for a dance partner. Just received information that my visa is having...

Nov 14, 2017 2:12 pm

Darren Till Wants to Step Up to Fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 219

Kamaru Usman, along with all the fight fans looking forward to UFC 219, have simply not had the best of luck. There is no main event, Dominick Cruz is off the card and now Usman’s opponent Emil Meek will not be making it to the card due to a Visa issue. After Usman aired his...

Oct 20, 2017 11:15 am

BREAKING | Kamaru Usman Booked For a Big Scrap At UFC 219

With seven welterweight match-ups booked from now until the end of the year, it was curious that Kamaru Usman became the odd man out. He didn’t find it that confusing though, he actually thought he knew the answer. The fact of the matter is, Usman thinks he hasn’t got a big name opponent because those...

Sep 28, 2017 8:36 am

Kamaru Usman has found a willing top-10 foe for a December scrap

11th-ranked UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman has been looking for a fight, and from the sounds of it, he’s found one. On Wednesday afternoon, the grappling specialist announced on Twitter that his fans want to see him fight Neil Magny, and that he intends on heeding their calls. In his Tweet, he suggested UFC 218...

Sep 25, 2017 12:10 pm

Kamaru Usman shuts down rumors of Mike Perry fight, continues to go after ‘RDA’

Over the last few days, several rumors have surfaced suggesting that rising UFC welterweight contenders Kamaru Usman and Mike Perry might soon collide in the cage. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Usman assured that there’s nothing in the works with Perry, and that he’s instead keen on a fight with former lightweight...

Sep 17, 2017 5:27 pm

VIDEO | Kamaru Usman targets Rafael dos Anjos after big win in Pittsburgh

Last night, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, rapidly rising welterweight contender Kamaru Usman picked produced a thunderous, first-round KO win over the dangerous Sergio Moraes. With this win, “The Nigerian Nightmare” further established himself as one of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division. In his...

Sep 16, 2017 7:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Kamaru Usman destroys Sergio Moraes (VIDEO)

A welterweight scrap between Sergio Moraes and Kamaru Usman took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 116 main card in Pittsburgh. Usman was able to land multiple heavy shots early and often in round one before he eventually face-planted Moraes with this massive overhand right. Check it out: Um, Usman just DESTROYED Moraes #UFCPittsburgh https://t.co/Y5AzlVJf4T...

Apr 8, 2017 6:30 pm

UFC 210 Results: Kamaru Usman defeats Sean Strickland

UFC 210 Results: Kamaru Usman vs. Sean Strickland A welterweight scrap between Kamaru Usman and Sean Strickland took place during tonight’s UFC 210 prelims in Buffalo, New York. Round one begins and Usman starts things off with a punch to body of Strickland. Kamaru with a nice combination. Strickland has his hands low here, possibly...

Jan 17, 2017 11:07 am

Kamaru Usman maps out his ideal opponents for his next three fights

Undefeated Blackzilians staple Kamaru Usman is one of the fastest rising prospects in the welterweight division. He also understands the value of a good, old fashioned call-out, which is why he’s recently campaigned so hard for a fight with Demian Maia. Unfortunately for Usman, Maia politely turned down his offer for a fight. Having accepted...

Nov 22, 2016 8:14 am

Teammates Michael Johnson and Kamaru Usman want to fight Dos Anjos and Maia in Brazil

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 100, streaking welterweight Kamaru Usman dominated Warlley Alves to a lopsided, unanimous decision win. It was one of the best wins of his already impressive career. In the moments after his defeat of Alves, Usman sought to catapult himself up the welterweight rankings with a...

Nov 20, 2016 8:21 am

Demian Maia Responds to Kamaru Usman’s Callout

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in sunny Sao Paolo Brazil with UFC Fight Night 100. Over the course of the 12-fight card, we witnessed a handful of truly impressive performances. One of the most applause-worthy of the bunch was Kamaru Usman’s three-round domination of the highly regarded Warlley Alves. Relying not just on his incredible...