Saturday, 25th March 2023

10 Things to Know About Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards’ UFC Fight

By Guardian Exclusive
17 March 2023   |   11:22 am
Former UFC Champion Kamaru Usman, also known as "The Nigerian Nightmare," will battle Leon Edwards in a grudge rematch this Saturday, March 18. While Kamaru is hopeful of reclaiming the UFC welterweight title, Edwards is sure of retaining the belt he shockingly won with a kick that sent his rival to the canvas the last time they met inside the octagon.


14 May 2019
“Nigerian Nightmare”, Kamarudeen Usman has come a long way from the five-year-old that left Edo State, Nigeria to the United States of America with his parents. From snagging the distinction of a top-wrestler, transitioning into mixed martial arts, to getting crowned the UFC welterweight champion, the father of one is living the life most of us dream of.
14 Jun 2021
Martial Arts, World Number 2 in the Welterweight Category Kamaru Usman paid a courtsey visit to the ExecutIve Governor of Lagos state Babajide Sanwo-olu.
2 Jul 2021
Watch till the very end to see how arguably the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in the world and UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman, translated the above sentence into English in this GuardianTV exclusive, in which he discusses life in and out of the octagon, his relationship with his parents and siblings, his daughter, and much more.⁣