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Three World Champions From Nigeria in 2019

They are always proud to be associated with Nigeria at the world stage, they have never hidden their love and passion for Nigeria. Their wins have become ours, we are proud of them and they are proud of us, Three Champions at the world stage in 2019: Anthony Joshua, Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua: Anthony Joshua defeated Ruiz in 2019 to become Two-time unified heavyweight champion. Currently, Anthony Joshua is the World IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO Heavyweight Champion. Israel Adesanya Isra

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Three World Champions From Nigeria in 2019

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Meet Kamaru Usman's father, Muhammed who served 15 years in American prison because of fraud

Nigerian born Kamaru Usman is gradually building legacy for himself in the dangerouse Mixed Martial Arts sports, known as MMA.  The 33 year old successful defended his United Fighting Company ( UFC) welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal on Sunday.  Usman who is popularly known as the 'Nigerian Nightmare' extended his unbeaten record to 18, and was victorious in 17 of them.  Kamaru Usman who hasn't lost a fight since May, 2013 has recorded impressive title defense over Leon Edwards, Demian Maia, Rafael

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Meet Kamaru Usman's father, Muhammed who served 15 years in American prison because of fraud

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Checkout how much Kamoru Usman received after winning in his latest UFC fight

Welterweight champion Kamrau Usman won $640,000 on Sunday after defending his title against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi.  After five rounds Usman beat Masvidal by unanimous decision, winning 50-45, 50-45, 49-46 on all the cards of the judges to retain his title in his second defense.  The Nigerian Nightmare won $600,000 for the contest, and got an extra $40,000 for the contest week bonus, while Masvidal took home a combined $500,000 purse after the defeat. After becoming the king of welterweight

  2 years ago ago
Checkout how much Kamoru Usman received after winning in his latest UFC fight

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Ufc Tournament : The Nigerian Fighter Who Break The Jaw Of His Opponent During Ufc Tournament

The UFC have confirmed Colby Covington suffered a broken jaw against Kamaru Usman and TV cameras appeared to pick up exactly when the injury happened. Covington and Usman went to war in a thrilling five-round clash, before the defending champion stopped his bitter rival in the closing stages of the fight. A bitter build-up gave way to an exciting showdown, although Covington was furious with referee Marc Goddard’s decision to stop the bout . Covington blasted Goddard for his officiating, but the broken ja

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Ufc Tournament : The Nigerian Fighter Who Break The Jaw Of His Opponent During Ufc Tournament

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Three World Champions From Nigeria in 2019

They are always proud to be associated with Nigeria at the world stage, they have never hidden their love and passion for Nigeria. Their wins have become ours, we are proud of them and they are proud of us, Three Champions at the world stage in 2019: Anthony Joshua, Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua: Anthony Joshua defeated Ruiz in 2019 to become Two-time unified heavyweight champion. Currently, Anthony Joshua is the World IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO Heavyweight Champion. Israel Adesanya Isra

  2 years ago ago
Three World Champions From Nigeria in 2019

SPORTS

These Three Nigerians Have Taken Over The UFC, Meet Them!!!

Again, Nigerians have shown the world that whatever they set their minds to do, they can achieve. Those who watched the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Sunday, the 15th of December, 2019, saw a masterclass from our own, Kamaru Usman as he technically knocked out the loud mouth, Colby Covington and in so doing, defended his Welterweight 245 title.  Among those he has defeated are Leon Edwards, Damian Maia, Rafael dos Anjos, the aforementioned Woodley and now, Colby Covington. These are high profile

  2 years ago ago
These Three Nigerians Have Taken Over The UFC, Meet Them!!!

POLITICS

Dabiri-Erewa congratulates Nigeria's Kamaru Usman for retaining UFC welterweight title

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has congratulated Nigeria's Kamaru Usman, for retaining his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title at UFC 245 in Las Vegas, Nevada, after knocking out Colby Covington.⁣ ⁣ In a statement signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun,NIDCOM's Head, Media and Public/Relations Unit, she said "Kamaru Usman recorded his name in the history book of wrestling, by becoming the first African champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship". She n

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Dabiri-Erewa congratulates Nigeria's Kamaru Usman for retaining UFC welterweight title

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Top 19 Sporting Moments of 2019

A new year has just kicked off but looking back at 2019, it was not a bad year. We hope 2020 is a much better year. 2019 was quite interesting sports wise and there were moments that must have really caught our attention and will probably never forget. Be it football, basketball, pugilism, tennis and even golf, there were some outstanding performances that really got our attention and worthy of mention over the past year.  The memories would linger especially when in a gathering with friends and loved ones

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Top 19 Sporting Moments of 2019

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Kamaru "Nigerian Nightmare" Usman has now knocked out 2 Trump-supporting rivals to retain his belt

The Nigerian Nightmare, Kamaru Usman who is a professional fighter under the UFC and is the current titleholder of the welterweight division has now defeated two of his bitter rivals who are Trump supporters.Kamaru who is currently the number 2 on the UFC's pound-for-pound men's division has proven himself as a champion worthy of his belt after recently knocking out Jorge Masvidal.

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"You Should Be Ashamed Of Yourself" - Colby Blames The Marc Goddard For His Embarrassing Defeat.

Last weekend the biggest fight of the year in UFC went down in Las Vegas, as Colby Covington and Unman Kamaru went into the octagon to settle a long time grudge. The 32 year old Nigerian-American came out victorious, after winning the fight by TKO in the 5th round. The "Nigerian Nightmare" as he is fondly called broke Colby's jaw in the 3rd round and knocked him two times in 5th round to retain his Welterweight Championship. Colby "Chaos" Covington has taken to his social media to say that he was cheated. H

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SOCIETY NEWS

#UFC245: Nigeria's Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington

The UFC 245 main event saw Nigerian born, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1-0) retain his title in an eagerly-anticipated fight with Colby Covington (15-2-0), who was previously the interim champion of the division.   The 'Nigerian Nightmare' stopped Covington in the final round after multiple knockdowns, in a contest that saw the two elite wrestlers strike throughout.  Usman outboxed Covington on the feet for nearly five rounds of an epic two-way duel before finishing him via fifth-round TKO to

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#UFC245: Nigeria's Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington

FOOD

The Making Of Champions: Nigerian Food And The Successes Of Anthony Joshua, Kamaru U. And Israel A.

Is it possible that it is no coincidence that 3 of the world’s biggest fighting champions are Nigerian?  Two months ago, current UFC Middleweight champion, 30 year old Israel Adesanya cruised to victory against Robert Whittaker in a stunning win. A highlight of the glorious moment was Israel dropping to the floor to greet his parents in the traditional Yoruba way. Last week, 30 year old Anthony Joshua fought hard and destroyed ”the destroyer” Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavywei

  2 years ago ago
The Making Of Champions: Nigerian Food And The Successes Of Anthony Joshua, Kamaru U. And Israel A.

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After defeating Colby Covington at UFC 245, who Kamaru Usman will fight next will surprise you

Kamaru Usman nicknamed "The Nigerian Nightmare" born May 11, 1987 (age 32 years) at Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria. He is a Nigerian-American mixed martial artist who fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) where he is the current UFC Welterweight Champion. He has a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), weight of 170 lb (77 kg) and a reach of 76 in (193 cm). He has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the tutelage of Jorge Santiago. Kamaru has also been fighting actively since 2012 till date. He also ha

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After defeating Colby Covington at UFC 245, who Kamaru Usman will fight next will surprise you

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Five unforgettable moments in Nigerian Sports in 2019

Kamaru Usman (UFC) Kamaru Usman has joined the league of Nigerian achievers on the global stage that has demonstrated that they can rule the world if given the platform to grow. The mixed martial artist became the UFC Welterweight Champion of the world after beating Tyron Woodley on March 2, 2019. The memorable part was that he won the fight via a unanimous decision to become the new champion of the world. On the 14th of December, Usman again defeated Colby Covington via fifth round technical knockout as

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Five unforgettable moments in Nigerian Sports in 2019

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Meet the Nigeria nightmare: Kamaru Usman

Nigeria-Born Kamaru Usman Becomes The First Ever UFC Champion Out Of Africa Two years ago, Kamaru Usman was beginning to garner enough buzz that we at Konbini caught a whiff of his greatness. The Edo-born fighter made it clear that he was determined to become a champion, and that dream came true over the weekend when he won the UFC welterweight championship. This makes him the first UFC champion out of Africa, and the first Nigerian champion in the history of the competition. In case you didn’t know, UFC

  2 years ago ago
Meet the Nigeria nightmare: Kamaru Usman

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#UFC245: Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman Beats Colby Covington To Win His 11th Straight UFC Fight

The UFC 245 main event saw Nigerian born, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1-0) retain his title in an eagerly-anticipated fight with Colby Covington (15-2-0), who was previously the interim champion of the division. The ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ stopped Covington in the final round after multiple knockdowns, in a contest that saw the two elite wrestlers strike throughout. Usman outboxed Covington on the feet for nearly five rounds of an epic two-way duel before finishing him via fifth-round TKO to def

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#UFC245: Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman Beats Colby Covington To Win His 11th Straight UFC Fight

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Nigerian Born, Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington to retain his title

Nigerian Born, Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington to retain his title The UFC 245 main event saw Nigerian born, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1-0) retain his title in an eagerly-anticipated fight with Colby Covington (15-2-0), who was previously the interim champion of the division. The ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ stopped Covington in the final round after multiple knockdowns, in a contest that saw the two elite wrestlers strike throughout.   Usman outboxed Covington on the feet

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Nigerian Born, Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington to retain his title

ENTERTAINMENT

America’s Covington got defeated by Nigeria's Usman

Kamaru Usman is a Nigerian-American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. kamaru Usman, popularly known as the “Nigerian Nighmare” knocked out his opponent, America’s Colby Covington to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight 245 title. The Fight took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday morning. He knocked Covington out in 4 minutes 10 seconds of the fifth round to defend his title. Usman, who defeated Woodley in March at

  2 years ago ago
America’s Covington got defeated by Nigeria's Usman

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Nigerians Urges Minister to create a good environment boxing

Nigerians have urged the Ministry of youths and sports, Sunday Dare to create a good environment for developing grassroots sports. This came shortly after, Nigeria's Kamaru Usman defended his UFC welterweight championship against a very dangerous opponent, Colby Covington in the early hours of Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Usman, who is one of two Nigerian world champions in the UFC, alongside Israel Adesanya. Boxing Lover, Oladapo Isreal said that organizations in the co

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Nigerians Urges Minister to create a good environment boxing