Kamaru Usman Becomes The First African To Win UFC!
All the way from Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria, Kamaru Usman becomes the first African fighter to win a Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title. Beating American Tyron Woodley on Saturday in the mixed-martial arts (MMA) 235 title fight.
The fighter whose stage name is "Nigerian Nightmare", dominated the Las Vegas contest for the welterweight title.
The UFC is the biggest competition in MMA, which is a combination of boxing, kickboxing, jiu-jitsu, wrestling and other disciplines while fighting in an octagonal cage.
Usman, 31, produced the performance of his career to dominate long-reigning welterweight champion Woodley.
Congratulations to Kamaru Usman the new UFC Welterweight Champion!
Kamara Usman walking away after stripping Tyron Woodley of his championship title.
Nigerian born Champ! Kamaru Usman the greatest!