The UFC ring is called an octagon because of its structure which has 8 sides, its walls are made of metal chain-link fence coated with black vinyl, it has a diameter of 30ft with a 6ft high fence.The ring sits on top of a platform which raises it 4 ft above the ground.
It was indeed a moment of joy when "The Nigerian Nightmare", Kamaru Usman wrapped his belt around his dad who has been in prison since 2009 after defeating his opponent, Masvidal with a massive knock out punch in the second round.Usman's win which saw him retain his MMA championship also kept his unbeaten record since his UFC debut in 2015.
Nigerians and fans from a host of other neighboring countries have continued to express their joy over "The Nigerian Nightmare" victory in the MMA championship yesterday.A lot of congratulatory messages have stormed the handle of the MMA champion, Kamaru Usman from all over the continent.
Following his brutal knock out by Kamaru Usman in the UFC 261 early Sunday morning in Florida, Jorge Masvidal has declared the Kamaru Usman showed him something he didn't show him in their first fight.The American fighter who was fighting Usman for the second time in 12 months spoke at the post-fight conference said : " Usman showed me something he didn’t show the first fight.
It's no dull all through the night as Kamaru Usman retains his Welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal.Kamaru made no mistakes as he got Masvidal losing his guard and landed a perfect right to send American to the canvas in Round 2 after a close Round 1.Kamaru got a standing ovation from the returning 15,000 live audiences for a great job done on the Wild Night at UFC 261 from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
Tonto Dikeh has reacted to Ubi Franklin's post about Usman, who won a wrestling match on Saturday, April 24, 2020.Ubi Franklin published a video of Usman's win over Masvidal on his official Instagram page, with the caption "Who would have thought that Usman would be the one to baptize Masividal."
Kamaru Usman, the UFC champion, has declared himself the world's best fighter following his brutal victory over Jorge Masvidal.Usman stated this in a post-match press conference on Sunday, during which he stated that the White understood his objective.On Sunday at UFC 261 in Florida, the fighter knocked out Jorge Masvidal in the second round to retain the undisputed UFC welterweight title.
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You might be wondering why UFC261 and Usman is trending at the early hours of today, why is it so?Today during the UFC261 Welterweight Championship Final, we have seen yet again a magnificent display of strength and skill by the Nigerian born Boxer Kamaru Usman (popularly called The Nigerian Nightmare) who knocks out Jorge Masvidal in the second round.
The highly anticipated fight of the weekend between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal has come and gone and we now have our winner via a unanimous decision.Usman and Masvidal clashed in UFC 261 on Saturday night in Florida.This was a rematch of the July 2020 UFC 251 in which Usman also came out victorious.
Kamaru Usman, also known as the Nigerian Nightmare, seems to be the pound-for-pound best fighter on the planet right now.He is king of the welterweight division in mixed martial art's most famous and prestigious championship.Though raised in the US, Kamaru was born in Nigeria, and he once told BBC Africa he wants to represent his country and continent every time he steps into the octagon.
Kamaru Usman popularly known as the "Nigerian Nightmare" scored a ruthless knockout over Jorge Masvidal in devasting style to retain his UFC crown.He defended his world lightweight belt in UFC 21 franchise by condemning Masvidal to a 2 round KO on Saturday night to extend his winning run to 14.
It's time for a rematch as current Welterweight champion Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman and American professional mixed martial artist Jorge 'Gamebred' Masvidal prepares for their highly anticipated sold-out 170-rematch at UFC 261 at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida in the early hours of January.
The Nigerian Nightmare Kamaru Usman successfully defended his UFC welterweight title by knocking out the Brazilian Gilbert Burns. Usman survive a first round rush by Burns, but came out strong in the second and sustain the tempo to a third round knockout. With this win, Usman has set a new record as the fighter with the longest successful tittle defense in the welterweight. This was a biggest test for the Nigerian Kamaru Usman who made it look simple There was so much tension in the build up to this fight because
Jorge Masvidal, an American mixed military craftsman, has spoken after to losing to Kamaru Usman, a US-based Nigerian fighter, on Saturday in UFC 261.Masvidal asked 'God to bless Usman after losing to the 33-year-old, adding that he caught him unaware, it pains.
Nigeria fighter Kamaru Usman was a different kind of beast as he defeated Jorge Masvidal to reclaim his UFC Welterweight belt.Both fighters first locked horns in July 2020, with Kamaru coming out victorious to retain his welterweight title.Re-match On Sunday morning, the support for Masvidal was evident inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena as Kamaru was booed by the fans when he entered the Octagon with the Nigerian flag wrapped around him.
Usman Kamaru is a professional UFC welterweight fighter widely regarded as the Nigerian Nightmare because of his finishing skills and ability.Just if recent, the Nigerian fighter made Nigerians proud again after he knocked out his opponent Jorge Masvidal in the second round to reclaim his UFC Welterweight Title.
UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman Declares War On Jorge Masvidal In Sold-out Epic Rematch Battle
It's time for battle once again as Current Welterweight champion Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman and American professional mixed martial artist, Jorge 'Gamebred' Masvidal prepare for their hugely anticipated sold-out 170-rematch when they face-off for the UFC 261 Welterweight championship title scheduled to take place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida in the early hours of Sunday 25th April 2021.
Kamaru Usaman successfully defended his Welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal on Saturday in VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.It was reported that prior to the fight, a total of 15,000 tickets were sold out in fifteen minutes after the announcement of the match was made.
The United Fighting Championship winner, Usman Kamaru a day after his fight was seen on social media as he celebrated victory on the ring against Jorge Masvidal.Famed for his powerful wrestling, 33-year old Usman came into the main event on Masvidal’s home turf on a 17-fight winning streak, and he won the first round comfortably before bringing the fight to a sudden halt in the second.