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Meet 4 Nigerian Celebrity Siblings Making Waves in the Same Industry (Photos)

When it comes to entertainment, two is undoubtedly preferable to one. These celebrities' success appears to run in the family. With their sheer talent, these siblings keep us delighted day after day. They don't compete with one another; instead, they inspire each other to be the best they can be.

  1 year ago ago
Meet 4 Nigerian Celebrity Siblings Making Waves in the Same Industry (Photos)

ENTERTAINMENT

Wizkid spotted hanging out with UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman

Award-winning singer and songwriter, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid was recently spotted spending time with Usman Kamaru in a friendly environment, having a couple of drinks together. Usman Kamaru, who happens to be the reigning UFC Welterweight champion, had taken to his social media page hours ago to share lovely photos of his time-out with the Afrobeat star.

  10 months ago ago
Wizkid spotted hanging out with UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman

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The Story Of Muhammad Ali, How He Became A Professional Boxer.

Born January 19, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, better known as Muhammad Ali, is an American boxer. He excelled in his sport and was crowned world champion on several occasions. Mohamed Ali became a boxer because his bike was stolen when he was 12.

  10 months ago ago
The Story Of Muhammad Ali, How He Became A Professional Boxer.

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Fans React As Popular Mixed Martial Arts Champion, Israel Adesanya Posts New Photo On Social Media

A few hours ago, Mixed Martial Artist and UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya popularly known as the “Stylebender” took to his Facebook page to post a hilarious picture of one of his fights with another UFC fighter Marvin Vettori. Many fans of his started reminiscing about how that fight went as they praised Israel for his incredible fighting skills.

  11 months ago ago
Fans React As Popular Mixed Martial Arts Champion, Israel Adesanya Posts New Photo On Social Media

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Wizkid shares IG story of a UFC Welterweight champion singing along to his new song

Award-winning singer and songwriter, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, was pleased to share on his IG story moments of popular KFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman feeling and singing along to one of his songs off his recently released Deluxe Album. The 31-year-old singer who continues to trend nonstop on streaming platforms after the release of his much anticipated Made In Lagos Deluxe Album, has been making time-out to share the massive reactions and support he is getting from his fans and co-celebrities on his IG story.

  11 months ago ago
Wizkid shares IG story of a UFC Welterweight champion singing along to his new song

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Meet Kennedy Nzechukwu, The Imo Born UFC fighter Who is Making Nigeria and Africa Proud

Born in Imo State Nigeria in the year 1992, Kennedy Nzechukwu migrated to the united state of America with his family in the year 2010. Kennedy started his journey in mix martial arts when his mother took him to Fortis MMA to be disciplined through combat sports because of his stubborn attitude in 2015.

  1 year ago ago
Meet Kennedy Nzechukwu, The Imo Born UFC fighter Who is Making Nigeria and Africa Proud

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The net worth of Conor McGregor in 2021

It's no surprise that Conor McGregor is constantly keen on increasing his net worth after he rose to prominence in the UFC and put the sport on the map. McGregor doesn't shy away from making headlines, and his rise to fame could be characterized by making his way into mainstream media.

  10 months ago ago
The net worth of Conor McGregor in 2021

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"There are less than 30 Africans fighters in the UFC, yet 3 of us are Champions" - Israel Adesanya

Nigerian-New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, Israel Adesanya has praised the amazing performances of himself and other African fighters who are competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In a post on his official social media page, the 31 years old Nigerian fighter pointed out that African fighters are currently dominating the UFC despite their relatively low number when compared to fighters from other parts of the world.

  1 year ago ago

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Four Detailed Reasons Why Alex Pereira May Not Defeat Israel Adesanya Again.

Brazilian Kickboxer, Alex Pereira, who is one of Israel Adesanya's bitter enemies and rivals has signed with the UFC. The 34 year-old Brazilian is the only man in combat sports to knock out the Nigerian-New Zealander, during their days at Glory kickboxing company. The two of them faced each other twice in 2016 and 2017, and he won Israel via unanimous decision and left hook knockout, respectively.

  10 months ago ago
Four Detailed Reasons Why Alex Pereira May Not Defeat Israel Adesanya Again.

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Top 10 unforgettable UFC fights in MMA history

In Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), UFC promoted fights are very tough and it generates a lot of attention from the media. In this article, we will rank the best UFC fights of all time. Our ranking will be based on the competitiveness of the fights, the attention each fight generated, and the skills of the two opponents involved in each fight.

  1 year ago ago
Top 10 unforgettable UFC fights in MMA history

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REVEALED: Meet The Only Man That Has Knocked Out Israel Adesanya In Combat Sports.

34 year-old Alex Pereira, is a professional kickboxer and he is the only man in the history of combat sports to knock out Israel Adesanya. They were both signed to Glory kickboxing at that time and they faced each other twice, the Brazilian won the Nigerian-New Zealander via unanimous decision the first time, in April 2016 and knock out the second time, in March 2017.

  10 months ago ago
REVEALED: Meet The Only Man That Has Knocked Out Israel Adesanya In Combat Sports.

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Opinion: Sowore's criticism towards Kamaru Usman for visiting some Nigerian leaders is disrespectful

The current welterweight UFC champion, Kamaru Usman was known to have made his way to Nigeria some days ago where many were pleased to welcome him, admiring his interest to show love to his country when he made a visit to some of the leaders who have taken the responsibility to protect the lives and properties of it's citizens.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Sowore's criticism towards Kamaru Usman for visiting some Nigerian leaders is disrespectful

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Kamaru Explains Why He Left Wrestling For MMA

UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has shed more light on why he opted out of wrestling for mixed martial arts, essentiallysports.com can report. In an exclusive interview with True Geordie, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ revealed that he was underpaid as a wrestler and that, in turn, made it difficult for him to have the lifestyle he desired.

  1 year ago ago
Kamaru Explains Why He Left Wrestling For MMA

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UFC Champions Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya Nominated For World MMA Awards

Nigerian and reigning UFC Champions, Israel Adesanya (Middleweight) and Kamaru Usman (Welterweight) have been nominated for the highly prestigious 2021 World Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) awards. Following his recent success and incredible knockout win against Jorge Masvidal in April 2021, Kamarudeen Usman, Professionally known as Kamaru Usman (born May 11, 1987) was nominated in the Male Fighter of the Year and Knockout of the year categories.

  1 year ago ago
UFC Champions Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya Nominated For World MMA Awards

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UFC MiddleWeight Champion, Israel Adesanya Announces His Plan To Move To USA For Fear Of Covid-19

The undisputed middleweight champion of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Israel Adesanya has decided to move his whole team from New Zealand to the United States of America because of the Covid 19 situation in the country. The 185-pounds fighter gave a further explanation about his decision for a transfer.

  10 months ago ago
UFC MiddleWeight Champion, Israel Adesanya Announces His Plan To Move To USA For Fear Of Covid-19

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Isreal Adesanya Sets To Relocate From New Zealand To USA Due To Lockdown Stringent Rules

Nigerian Born New Zealand Based UFC middleweight champion, Isreal Adesanya has revealed that he will be relocated to from New Zealand to the United States due to the country's stringent Covid-19 lockdown rules. According to www.mmafighting, Isreal Adesanya plans to move to United States to resume career after promise to 'never' fight in New Zealand.

  10 months ago ago
Isreal Adesanya Sets To Relocate From New Zealand To USA Due To Lockdown Stringent Rules

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Khabib Signs For FC Legion Dynamo.

Following his retirement from professional Mixed Martial Arts in March 2020, 32-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov has announced a change of career path, signing for Russian third division football team, FC Legion Dynamo. Fulfilling a promise made to his mother, the 32-year-old left the cage after a stunning run of 13 wins in eight years and a professional record featuring eight knockouts and 11 submission wins in his 29 victories.

  1 year ago ago
Khabib Signs For FC Legion Dynamo.

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'I'm coming to take a man's head off'~ Conor McGregor brags ahead of Trilogy with Poirier

•Photo Credit: UFC Conor Mc Gregor is burning hot in the UFC lightweight division. His upcoming match with Dustin Poirier has taken turns on him. The Irish fighter has lost it already as he had stated it clearly that he's not ready to give Poirier any chances of winning when they meet on Sunday.

  1 year ago ago
'I'm coming to take a man's head off'~ Conor McGregor brags ahead of Trilogy with Poirier

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CheckOut The Amazing Record Israel Adesanya Holds In The MMA That Makes Him Greatly Respected

This man needs no introductions as I'm sure every Nigerian knows MMA fighter Israel Mobolaji Temitayo Odunayo Oluwafemi Owolabi Adesanya, A professional mixed martial artist, and former kick boxer and boxer. He currently fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is the UFC Middleweight Champion.

  1 year ago ago
CheckOut The Amazing Record Israel Adesanya Holds In The MMA That Makes Him Greatly Respected

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Former UFC champ jailed in Vegas battery incident

Former UFC champion Jon Jones was jailed in Las Vegas early Friday after an incident at Caesars Palace that police say led to his arrest on charges of domestic assault and damage to a vehicle. Details of the incident that led to Jones' arrest at 5:45 a.m. at the Las Vegas Strip resort were not immediately released by Las Vegas police.

  10 months ago ago
Former UFC champ jailed in Vegas battery incident