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Kamaru Usman Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 20-2-0

Usman was born in Auchi, Nigeria. His father was a major in the Nigerian Army and his mother was a teacher. He has two brothers, Kashetu and Mohammed, the latter of whom is a mixed martial artist. Growing up with his mother and two brothers in Benin City, Usman struggled with squalid poverty and a life of destitution in his environment during his childhood. Usman's father Muhammed Nasiru Usman, who became a pharmacist in the United States, brought his family into the country when Usman was eight years old, immigrating to Dallas, Texas.

Last Fight: Leon Edwards
Age: 35
Height 6'0"
Weight 170 lbs
Nick Name: "The Nigerian Nightmare"
Nationality: United States
Association: Sanford MMA
20 Wins
KO / TKO
9
45%
Submission
1
5%
Decisions
10
50%
2 Losses
KO / TKO
1
50%
Submission
1
50%
Decisions
0
0%

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Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Style Wrestling
Team Blackzilians (2011–2017) Sanford MMA (2017–2020) Onx Sports (2020–present)
Trainer Jorge Santiago (grappling) Trevor Wittman (striking)
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Jorge Santiago
Wrestling NCAA Division II Wrestling
Years active 2010–2012 (freestyle wrestling) 2012–present (MMA)

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FAQ's

Kamaru Usman next fight?
Kamaru Usman has 3 possible matchups with Conor McGregor opening odds at +525, Khamzat Chimaev opening odds at +170, Leon Edwards opening odds at +285,
Kamaru Usman last fight?
Kamaru Usman lost his last fight against Leon Edwards by KO (Head Kick) on Aug. 20, 2022 at UFC 278 - Usman vs. Edwards 2.
Is Kamaru Usman retired?
Kamaru Usman last fought Leon Edwards 1 month 13 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Kamaru Usman?
Kamaru Usman has a 90% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 94% of his fights.
Out of the 17 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -273 favorite, and out of 16 favored matches, he has won 93% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 1 matches, with a win rate of 100% and an odds average of +105.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 17 of Kamaru Usman betting fights, you would have made $645.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $1350.
Where is Kamaru Usman from?
Kamaru Usman is from Delray Beach, Florida, United States.
Has Kamaru Usman ever been knocked out?
Kamaru Usman has lost 1 time by KO/TKO. Their only defeat KO (Head Kick) from Leon Edwards on Aug. 20, 2022 at UFC 278 - Usman vs. Edwards 2
How long has Kamaru Usman been fighting?
Kamaru Usman has been fighting for a period of 9 years 7 months and 20 days, his first fight was on Nov. 30, 2012 at RFA 5 - Downing vs. Rinaldi. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 13 minutes and 58 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Leon Edwards UFC 278 - Usman vs. Edwards 2
Aug/20/2022
KO (Head Kick) Herb Dean 5 4:04
win Colby Covington UFC 268 - Usman vs. Covington 2
Nov/06/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 5 5:00
win Jorge Masvidal UFC 261 - Usman vs. Masvidal 2
Apr/24/2021
KO (Punch) Herb Dean 2 1:02
win Gilbert Burns UFC 258 - Usman vs. Burns
Feb/13/2021
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 3 0:34
win Jorge Masvidal UFC 251 - Usman vs. Masvidal
Jul/11/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Marc Goddard 5 5:00
win Colby Covington UFC 245 - Usman vs. Covington
Dec/14/2019
TKO (Punches) Marc Goddard 5 4:10
win Tyron Woodley UFC 235 - Jones vs. Smith
Mar/02/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Marc Goddard 5 5:00
win Rafael dos Anjos UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale
Nov/30/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 5 5:00
win Demian Maia UFC Fight Night 129 - Maia vs. Usman
May/19/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Leon Roberts 5 5:00
win Emil Meek UFC Fight Night 124 - Stephens vs. Choi
Jan/14/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Sergio Moraes UFC Fight Night 116 - Rockhold vs. Branch
Sep/16/2017
KO (Punch) Dan Miragliotta 1 2:48
win Sean Strickland UFC 210 - Cormier vs. Johnson 2
Apr/08/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Warlley Alves UFC Fight Night 100 - Bader vs. Nogueira 2
Nov/19/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Vitor Ribeiro 3 5:00
win Alexander Yakovlev UFC on Fox 20 - Holm vs. Shevchenko
Jul/23/2016
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Leon Edwards UFC on Fox 17 - Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2
Dec/19/2015
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Hayder Hassan UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale
Jul/12/2015
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Herb Dean 2 1:19
win Marcus Hicks LFC 33 - Legacy Fighting Championship 33
Jul/18/2014
TKO (Punches) Steve Armstrong 2 5:00
win Lenny Lovato LFC 30 - Legacy Fighting Championship 30
Apr/04/2014
TKO (Punches) Raul Porrata 3 1:04
win Steven Rodriguez LFC 27 - Legacy Fighting Championship 27
Jan/31/2014
TKO (Punches) Joshua Ferraro 1 1:31
win Rashid Abdullah VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 41
Dec/14/2013
TKO (Punches) Dave Jobeun 1 3:49
loss Jose Caceres CFA 11 - Kyle vs. Wiuff
May/24/2013
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) James Warring 1 3:47
win David Glover RFA 5 - Downing vs. Rinaldi
Nov/30/2012
TKO (Punches) Bo Nesslein 2 4:50