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Photos of Nigerian UFC fighters with their fathers inside the ring

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.

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Photos of Nigerian UFC fighters with their fathers inside the ring

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Emotional Moment as "The Nigerian Nightmare" Wraps His Belt Around His Father for The First Time.

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.

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Fans Send Congratulatory Messages to "The Nigerian Nightmare" After His Massive Win Yesterday.

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.

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UFC 261: What Masvidal Said After Kamaru Usman Causes His First Career Knock Out In 50 Pro Bouts

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.

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UFC 261: What Masvidal Said After Kamaru Usman Causes His First Career Knock Out In 50 Pro Bouts

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UFC 261: All The Results As Kamaru Usman Knocks Out Jorge Masvidal With A Perfect Right

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.

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UFC 261: All The Results As Kamaru Usman Knocks Out Jorge Masvidal With A Perfect Right

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Tonto Dikeh Reacts after Ubi Franklin Posted a Video of Usman Wrestling

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."

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Tonto Dikeh Reacts after Ubi Franklin Posted a Video of Usman Wrestling

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Usman Declares His Desire To Maintain His Winning Formula After Knocking Out Masvidal

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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Usman Declares His Desire To Maintain His Winning Formula After Knocking Out Masvidal

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Today News: There’ll be peace if Buhari listens to us -Gumi, Usman Knocks Out Masvidal In 2nd Round

[OPINION] Pantami in the Eye of the Storm - Simon Kolawole: Dr Isa Ali Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has been at the centre of a litany of controversies for two weeks non-stop — an unusually lengthy period in the Nigerian news cycle.

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Today News: There’ll be peace if Buhari listens to us -Gumi, Usman Knocks Out Masvidal In 2nd Round

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Boxer Kamaru Usman "The Nigerian Nightmare" Proves His Mightiness once more

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.

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Watch as Kamaru Usman Knocks Out Masvidal With a Single Punch. (Video)

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.

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Watch as Kamaru Usman Knocks Out Masvidal With a Single Punch. (Video)

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Breath - Taking Photos Of UFC Welterweight Legendary Kamaru Usman

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.

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Breath - Taking Photos Of UFC Welterweight Legendary Kamaru Usman

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Kamaru Usman gave Masvidal a 2nd round Knock Oout in UFC21 bout.

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.

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Kamaru Usman gave Masvidal a 2nd round Knock Oout in UFC21 bout.

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Kamaru Usman Declares War On Masvidal At UFC 261

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.

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Kamaru Usman Declares War On Masvidal At UFC 261

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Kamaru Usman knocks out Gilbert Burns

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

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Kamaru Usman knocks out Gilbert Burns

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Jorge Masvidal Reacts After Losing To Kamaru Usman in UFC 261

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.

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Jorge Masvidal Reacts After Losing To Kamaru Usman in UFC 261

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UFC Fans Sing Praises of Kamaru Usman As He Destroys Masvidal

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.

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UFC Fans Sing Praises of Kamaru Usman As He Destroys Masvidal

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Usman Kamaru Honours His Dad By Doing This For Him After Beating Jorge Masvidal

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.

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Usman Kamaru Honours His Dad By Doing This For Him After Beating Jorge Masvidal

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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.

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UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman Declares War On Jorge Masvidal In Sold-out Epic Rematch Battle

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Kamaru Usman knocks out Jorge Masvidal to retain title in Jacksonville

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.

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Kamaru Usman knocks out Jorge Masvidal to retain title in Jacksonville

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UFC261: Kamaru Celebrates victory with daughter

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.

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UFC261: Kamaru Celebrates victory with daughter