Guardian TV Exclusive: Kamaru Usman on UFC championship, fatherhood and love for Nigeria
“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.
The 8-year-old Chess king
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, was crowned chess champion for kindergarten through third grade days back in New York. The Nigerian boy fled to the US with his parents in 2018 went undefeated at the state tournament last weekend, outwitting children from elite private schools with private chess tutors.