Kamarudeen Usman

Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman : Remember the name

Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman : Remember the name

Kamarudeen Usman “The Nigerian Nightmare” is the welterweight UFC champion and pound for pound sensation, The Nigerian born lives in Texas, USA and is a top contender to fight an elite boxer in his weight class or above divisions.

Record, titles, and achievements.

Usman has a great record of 16 fights with only one loss, 6 of his fights ended by way of knockouts and he has won 8 bouts via decisions. On 2nd March 2019, he won his first belt in UFC when he defeated Tyron Woodly via a unanimous decision. He won Ultimate Fighter 21 Champion title in 2015, Usman has also won performance of the night two times in his career, once against Hayder Hassan in 2015 and second time against Rafael dos Anjos in 2018.

Fighting Style and Stats

Usman has more decision victories than knockouts means he is a technical fighter, not a slugger. His grappling accuracy is 51% as he has landed 28 takedowns while attempting 83,  his striking accuracy is 54%, he landed 668 significant strikes and attempted 1234.  His defense is matchless as he avoided 58% of strikes throughout his career and nobody could knock him down and he defended all the takedown attempts; zero takedowns he suffered. He keeps scoring during the fight using “hit and go” technique, he landed 408 headshots in his career and 190 body shots.

Upcoming Fights

Kamarudeen Usman’s next fight is in the process of negotiation with Colby Covington where Usman is going to defend his UFC Welterweight belt. Colby has lost only once in his career when Warlley Alves defeated him by submission in 2015. Usman has already defeated Alves by a Unanimous Decision. Usman is the Next big thing in the UFC and has a long career ahead.