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Israel Adesanya hopes to create “iconic and historic” moment alongside Usman, Ngannou

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is hoping to create an iconic and historic moment alongside Kamaru Usman and Francis Ngannou. Adesanya, who now calls New Zealand home, was born in …read more

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Manager shuts down Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal rematch talk

It sounds like we can pump the brakes on talk of a welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal, the UFC’s No. 4 welterweight contender, was on …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Claims He’s Fighting Kamaru Usman In September

Jorge Masvidal has revealed he will be rematching Kamaru Usman in September. After Usman beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 he called out Masvidal for a rematch. He was disappointed …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Claims He’s Fighting Kamaru Usman In September

Jorge Masvidal has revealed he will be rematching Kamaru Usman in September. After Usman beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 he called out Masvidal for a rematch. He was disappointed …read more

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Jorge Masvidal confirms Kamaru Usman UFC title fight targeted for September, wants future big paydays in boxing

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal says a title matchup with champion Kamaru Usman is being targeted for September. There have been plenty of rumors about Masvidal fighting Usman again in …read more

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Covington: Masvidal Is A Coward For Using False Six Days’ Notice Excuse

Colby Covington is joining Gilbert Burns in calling out Jorge Masvidal for citing his six days’ notice as a key reason behind his loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. …read more

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Covington: Masvidal Is A Coward For Using False Six Days’ Notice Excuse

Colby Covington is joining Gilbert Burns in calling out Jorge Masvidal for citing his six days’ notice as a key reason behind his loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. …read more

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Burns Wants Covington, Will Settle For Thompson

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Gilbert Burns was unable to defeat reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the UFC 258 pay-per-view (PPV) main event …read more

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Gilbert Burns knows exactly what went wrong against Kamaru Usman, calls for Colby Covington next

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Gilbert Burns understands the excruciating pain of defeat. But perhaps more importantly, he knows how to put …read more

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Thompson calls for title shot against Usman

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Stephen Thompson is putting his name out there as a potential option for Kamaru Usman’s next title …read more

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Bisping: Calling Usman The Greatest At 170 Discredits Georges St-Pierre

Michael Bisping believes that as great as Kamaru Usman has been during his flawless UFC run, there needs to be some brakes pumped by those who believe he has already …read more

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Bisping: Calling Usman The Greatest At 170 Discredits Georges St-Pierre

Michael Bisping believes that as great as Kamaru Usman has been during his flawless UFC run, there needs to be some brakes pumped by those who believe he has already …read more

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Wonderboy Has A Message For Kamaru Choose-Man

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is starting to soften his stance on a potential rematch against …read more

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Stephen Thompson calls for Kamaru Usman, next title shot: ‘Fight somebody you haven’t fought yet’

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Stephen Thompson sees an opening towards a third crack at the UFC welterweight title and he’s aiming to sprint towards …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 reportedly “pretty close” to being made

Kamaru Usman will likely get his wish of fighting Jorge Masvidal next time out. After Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns to defend his welterweight title he …read more

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UFC debate: Why Jorge Masvidal should(n't) be Kamaru Usman's next opponent

Masvidal hasn’t won since 2019, so why should he get another title shot? Here’s where our guys disagree. …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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Gilbert Burns Continues To Call Out Covington For #1-Contender Fight

Gilbert Burns wants Colby Covington next and is continuing to push for the fight. After Gilbert Burns suffered a third-round TKO loss to Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title, he …read more

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Gilbert Burns Continues To Call Out Covington For #1-Contender Fight

Gilbert Burns wants Colby Covington next and is continuing to push for the fight. After Gilbert Burns suffered a third-round TKO loss to Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title, he …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds to Colby Covington’s rematch aspirations, rips ‘Chaos’ for avoiding Leon Edwards fight

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has called out Colby Covington for avoiding a potential fight against Leon Edwards. Usman and Covington went to war back at UFC 245 in December …read more

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Gilbert Burns continues to call out Colby Covington

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns continued to call out Colby Covington for his next fight after losing to Kamaru Usman at UFC 258. Burns was knocked out by Usman in …read more

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UFC 258 Fight Motion! Usman Smashes Burns In Super Slow-Mo

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We are already one week removed from UFC 258, but Kamaru Usman’s main event win over Gilbert …read more

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Hot Tweets: Kamaru Usman’s stellar title defense, his future, and UFC Vegas 19

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This past weekend, Kamaru Usman turned in arguably the most impressive performance of his career with a third-round …read more

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Usman Open To Middleweight Move Under One Condition

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Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is willing to move up to middleweight in search of …read more

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Kamaru Usman Vows To Add Masvidal To His Mystic Predictions List

Kamaru Usman is playing “No Games” when it comes to his vow to finish Jorge Masvidal if/when the two meet in the Octagon again. One thing about Kamaru Usman that …read more

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Kamaru Usman shuts down rematch with Jorge Masvidal, ‘Gamebred’ issues fiery response

Right when it looked like the Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal saga was set to continue, the champ has now appeared to change his tune. Following his stellar title defense …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Jorge Masvidal 'pissed me off so much,' but now out of trolling options: 'What could he possibly say?'

It’s not often we see UFC champions asking for a second fight with a challenger who’s already been vanquished, but Kamaru Usman has no problem admitting he wants Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Kamaru Usman Vows To Add Masvidal To His Mystic Predictions List

Kamaru Usman is playing “No Games” when it comes to his vow to finish Jorge Masvidal if/when the two meet in the Octagon again. One thing about Kamaru Usman that …read more

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UFC 258 ‘Thrill and Agony’ video: Kamaru Usman declares ‘I’m varsity now,’ Maycee Barber apologizes to Dana White

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In the latest edition of “The Thrill and The Agony,” cameras take in the aftermath of UFC 258 this past …read more

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UFC 258 'Fight Motion': Kamaru Usman puts razor-sharp jab to work on Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman continued to reign supreme in his division last Saturday.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) notched his third successful title defense when he stopped Gilbert Burns in …read more

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Kamaru Usman to Jorge Masvidal: “I Run Miami”

After staking his claim to Jorge Masvidal’s BMF championship, Kamaru Usman is now staking claim to Masvidal’s city as well. One would be hard-pressed to find a fighter who is …read more

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Kamaru Usman to Jorge Masvidal: “I Run Miami”

After staking his claim to Jorge Masvidal’s BMF championship, Kamaru Usman is now staking claim to Masvidal’s city as well. One would be hard-pressed to find a fighter who is …read more

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Kamaru Usman would entertain move up to middleweight – if Israel Adesanya isn't champion

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman won’t rule out a future move to middleweight, but he revealed he’d only make the leap up to 185 pounds if his friend Israel Adesanya …read more

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Gilbert Burns explains how Kamaru Usman fight was “way different than our training sessions”

Gilbert Burns says his recent fight with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was “way different” than their previous sparring sessions. Burns and Usman trained together at Sanford MMA for many …read more

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Kamaru Usman forecasts Jorge Masvidal grudge match in Miami: “Miami is mine”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has laid out plans for a grudge match with Jorge Masvidal—in his rival’s native Miami. Usman and Masvidal have fought once before, at UFC 251 …read more

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Morning Report: Kamaru Usman willing to move up to middleweight, on one condition

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This past weekend, Kamaru Usman successfully defended his welterweight title with a third-round TKO over top contender Gilbert …read more

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman details requirements for a move up to middleweight

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has revealed his required stipulations for a potential move up to middleweight. Usman (18-1 MMA) successfully defended his welterweight title at last weekend’s UFC 258 …read more

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Stephen Thompson says he’s next for Kamaru Usman

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson believes he should be the next man in line to challenge champion Kamaru Usman for his title. There are several contenders vying for the chance …read more

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Burns Eyes Covington, Edwards UFC Fights

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Gilbert Burns came up short in his bid to dethrone current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, at …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Usman keen on Masvidal rematch, TUF coaching

Fresh off his third UFC welterweight title defense last weekend, Kamaru Usman is keen on booking his next bout against Jorge Masvidal — and has already discussed the idea with …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2021, 2:16 am By
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UFC odds: Masvidal bigger underdog in possible Usman rematch than first fight

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Check out the betting lines for a possible rematch between the UFC’s welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, and …read more

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Usman faces potential six-month suspension pending result of foot X-ray

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Kamaru Usman must get cleared by a doctor before he can return to the octagon. Kamaru Usman could be sidelined …read more

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Usman Opens As Sizable Favorite For Masvidal Rematch

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Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman promises to put longtime 170-pound veteran Jorge Masvidal “in a coffin” …read more

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Leon Edwards: Colby Covington Has To Fight Me If He Wants Title Shot

Leon Edwards and UFC President Dana White seem to be in agreement that Colby Covington needs to win another fight to receive a second crack at Kamaru Usman. Leon Edwards’ …read more

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Leon Edwards: Colby Covington Has To Fight Me If He Wants Title Shot

Leon Edwards and UFC President Dana White seem to be in agreement that Colby Covington needs to win another fight to receive a second crack at Kamaru Usman. Leon Edwards’ …read more

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UFC rankings update: Kamaru Usman climbs pound-for-pound list, Alexa Grasso hits top-10

The official UFC rankings have been updated after last Saturday’s UFC 258 card in Las Vegas, and as expected, there have been some big changes. Most notably, UFC welterweight champion …read more

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Gilbert Burns on knockout loss to Kamaru Usman: “This is what happens when you are chasing greatness”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns spoke about his loss to Kamaru Usman, saying, “this is what happens when you are chasing greatness.” Burns was knocked out by Usman in the …read more

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Usman Passes Miocic In P4P Rankings

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has taken over the No. 4 spot in the promotion’s pound-for-pound rankings, unseating Stipe Miocic …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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UFC 258 medical suspensions: Kamaru Usman, Alexa Grasso potentially out until August

The medical suspensions for Saturday’s UFC 258 card are in, and several fighters are facing lengthy suspensions—including Kamaru Usman and Alexa Grasso. Usman returned to the cage in the UFC …read more

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UFC 258 medical suspensions: Kamaru Usman faces potential six-month term for right foot

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Kamaru Usman needs to get his right foot checked out after his successful title defense at UFC 258.
The Nevada …read more

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Colby Covington saw nothing special in 'chinny' Kamaru Usman's UFC 258 win over Gilbert Burns

Colby Covington was not impressed by UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s most recent win.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) notched his third successful title defense by stopping Gilbert Burns in the third …read more

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UFC 258 medical suspensions: Kamaru Usman among eight facing potential six-month layoff

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman could be sidelined for up to six months after his most recent title defense.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC), who retained his title after stopping Gilbert …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Feb. 16: Kamaru Usman keeps climbing

Kamaru Usman’s performance during his third-round finish of Gilbert Burns in the main event of UFC 258 was so impressive, it kicked up a conversation on where he ranks among …read more

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Edwards: Masvidal Will Never Be UFC Champion

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A championship rematch between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, and “BMF” title holder, Jorge Masvidal, seems …read more

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Covington says Usman looked ‘chinny’ against ‘oversized midget’ Burns

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“I think that looks like a guy (Kamaru Usman) really primed to get knocked out in his …read more

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Leon Edwards believes Jorge Masvidal will “never” become UFC champion

Leon Edwards doesn’t like Jorge Masvidal’s chances to become UFC champion. Masvidal got his first UFC title shot on short notice at UFC 251 against Kamaru Usman and lost a …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as massive favorite over Jorge Masvidal in potential rematch

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has earned the right to be considered a heavy favorite against any opponent at 170 …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as sizeable favorite over Jorge Masvidal for potential UFC rematch

For the second time, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has opened as a sizeable favorite over rival Jorge Masvidal.
According to BetOnline, Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) opened as a -300 …read more

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Gilbert Burns issues positive statement after loss to Kamaru Usman: “I’ll be back!”

Gilbert Burns has issued a statement after his loss to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Burns, the UFC’s No. 1-ranked welterweight, challenged Usman for the welterweight strap in the main …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: What to make of Kamaru Usman's call for Jorge Masvidal rematch

Welcome to “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a quick spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. This week, host Simon Head is joined by …read more

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If Khabib Nurmagomedov needs a reason to come back, Kamaru Usman is the challenge he’s looking for

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Let’s get one thing out of the way first, Khabib Nurmagomedov ain’t coming back. At least not …read more

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Colby Covington Claims Kamaru Usman ‘Looks Like A Guy Really Primed To Get Knocked Out’

Colby Covington wasn’t impressed with Kamaru Usman’s performance at UFC 258. In the main event of the pay-per-view card, Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns to defend …read more

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GSP explains why ending retirement for Usman is ‘not appealing’

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The idea of a fight against Kamaru Usman doesn’t do much for Georges-St Pierre The reaction to Kamaru Usman’s win …read more

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Colby Covington reacts to Kamaru Usman’s win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258

Outspoken UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has shared his initial reaction to the recent Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns fight. Usman, the UFC welterweight champion, fought Burns, the No. 1-ranked …read more

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Colby Covington Claims Kamaru Usman ‘Looks Like A Guy Really Primed To Get Knocked Out’

Colby Covington wasn’t impressed with Kamaru Usman’s performance at UFC 258. In the main event of the pay-per-view card, Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns to defend …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington reacts to UFC 258 main event: ‘That looks like a guy primed to get knocked out’

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On Saturday evening at UFC 258, Kamaru Usman overcame some early trouble to finish top-ranked contender Gilbert Burns and retain his …read more

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UFC real or not: Kamaru Usman's next title defense will be a rematch vs. Jorge Masvidal?

Usman’s post-UFC 258 callout of Masvidal changed the equation at welterweight. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Meets With Dana White Immediately After Masvidal Callout

It appears Kamaru Usman is not wasting any time in moving forward with his plans to grant Jorge Masvidal another crack at the UFC welterweight championship. All signs are pointing …read more

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Triple Take: Which UFC welterweight is most likely to dethrone Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman cemented his position as the UFC’s premier welterweight with a third-round TKO of No. 1 contender Gilbert Burns at UFC 258, and his reign of dominance at the …read more

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GSP explains what makes Kamaru Usman so dominant: “He’s the best at what he does”

MMA legend Georges St-Pierre explained what makes UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman so good, saying “he’s the best at what he does.” GSP was a guest on Sportsnet’s “Good Show” …read more

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Kamaru Usman Meets With Dana White Immediately After Masvidal Callout

It appears Kamaru Usman is not wasting any time in moving forward with his plans to grant Jorge Masvidal another crack at the UFC welterweight championship. All signs are pointing …read more

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Jorge Masvidal responds to Kamaru Usman doing “big boy” business with Dana White: “I’m taking everything. What’s yours is mine.”

Jorge Masvidal is ready to rematch Kamaru Usman. After Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 to defend his belt he made a surprise callout …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal rematch betting odds released

The betting odds have been released for a potential upcoming rematch between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Following his impressive knockout win over Gilbert Burns at UFC …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says GSP Can Skip The Title Shot Line, GSP Responds

It looks like Kamaru Usman vs. Georges St-Pierre is one of those fantasy matchups that just isn’t destined to happen. Ever since he won the UFC welterweight championship, Kamaru Usman …read more

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Georges St. Pierre Not Motivated by Potential Matchup with Kamaru Usman

Georges St. Pierre remains the gold standard by which all welterweights are compared in mixed martial arts. …read more

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UFC 258 Aftermath: Let Kamaru Usman build his own legacy and save the Georges St-Pierre comparisons for later

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In the main event of UFC 258, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman overcame an early knockdown to finish …read more

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GSP Doesn’t Want Welterweight ‘Nightmare’

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is quickly running out of title contenders, having already disposed of Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington and most recently, Gilbert Burns.
Which may …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says GSP Can Skip The Title Shot Line, GSP Responds

It looks like Kamaru Usman vs. Georges St-Pierre is one of those fantasy matchups that just isn’t destined to happen. Ever since he won the UFC welterweight championship, Kamaru Usman …read more

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Georges St-Pierre addresses potential UFC return to fight Kamaru Usman

After Kamaru Usman defeated former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 on Saturday, he was once again hit with the question of whether or not he would entertain fighting Georges …read more

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UFC 258 Fallout: What’s next after Kamaru Usman’s record-setting victory?

MMAWeekly’s Jim Grieshaber and Jeff Cain break down the weekly news in MMA and talk about the upcoming UFC events in Las Vegas.

The boys also wrap up the UFC 258: Usman …read more

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Georges St-Pierre ‘very happy’ for Kamaru Usman but returning for that fight ‘doesn’t get me motivated’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s been almost exactly two years since Georges St-Pierre announced his retirement from mixed martial arts but the former welterweight champion …read more

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Thompson On Title: ‘I Guess I’m Next’

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman sounds like he’s already preparing for a rematch against longtime rival …read more

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Dana White shares take on Kamaru Usman’s best attribute after UFC 258

UFC President Dana White believes Kamaru Usman’s iron chin might be his best attribute of all. Usman, the UFC welterweight champion, returned to action opposite No. 1 contender Gilbert Burns …read more

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Georges St-Pierre not swayed to return after UFC 258: 'Kamaru Usman doesn't get me motivated'

Kamaru Usman won’t be the one to lure Georges St-Pierre out of retirement, despite his post-fight comments after UFC 258.
Following Usman’s (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) third consecutive defense of the …read more

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Kamaru Usman Discusses Perceived Disrespect in P4P Rankings, Potential Fight vs. GSP

Despite a 17-fight winning streak that includes 13 triumphs in the world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, Kamaru Usman was feeling a little bit overlooked after UFC 258. …read more

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Dana White praises UFC champ Kamaru Usman’s ‘chin from hell’ 

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UFC President Dana White pointed to a lot of good attributes in welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. But perhaps the one …read more

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Georges St-Pierre explains why Kamaru Usman fight doesn’t motivate him

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre explained why a matchup against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman doesn’t motivate him to return to MMA. St-Pierre is considered by many to be the greatest …read more

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Stephen Thompson makes case for title shot against Kamaru Usman

Longtime UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson believes he deserves the next shot at the division’s reigning champ, Kamaru Usman. Usman returned to action in the main event of UFC 258 …read more

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“Disrespected” Kamaru Usman Calls P4P Rankings A Popularity Contest

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has a message for the UFC rankings panel about the integrity of the pound-for-pound rankings. Kamaru Usman is undefeated in the UFC with 13 fights …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Is there room near the top for Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman put on a star-making performance at UFC 258, but was it enough to give him a boost in ESPN men’s rankings? …read more

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Stephen Thompson calls out champion Kamaru Usman, explains why bout 'makes sense'

With UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman clearing out his division, there’s one top-ranked fighter that he hasn’t faced yet, and he hopes to get the next shot at the title.
Usman …read more

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Morning Report: Cody Garbrandt reflects on losses to T.J. Dillashaw, says they will fight again in the future

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past weekend, Gilbert Burns came up short in his welterweight title bid against former training partner Kamaru Usman, losing by …read more

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Burns: I got ‘overexcited,’ went ‘Cody Garbrandt crazy’ after hurting Usman

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Gilbert Burns broke down his UFC 258 loss to Kamaru Usman. Gilbert Burns had a terrific opening round on his …read more

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“Disrespected” Kamaru Usman Calls P4P Rankings A Popularity Contest

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has a message for the UFC rankings panel about the integrity of the pound-for-pound rankings. Kamaru Usman is undefeated in the UFC with 13 fights …read more

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Dana White: Only Casual Fans Don’t Respect Kamaru Usman

UFC President Dana White believes that for fans to lack respect for Kamaru Usman betrays a total lack of knowledge of the sport and is a mark of a casual …read more

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Dana White: Only Casual Fans Don’t Respect Kamaru Usman

UFC President Dana White believes that for fans to lack respect for Kamaru Usman betrays a total lack of knowledge of the sport and is a mark of a casual …read more

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Kamaru Usman demands more respect after UFC 258, says he'd love Georges St-Pierre test

LAS VEGAS – Kamaru Usman cemented his spot at the top of the UFC welterweight division and says it’s high time he got the credit he deserved.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 …read more

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Jorge Masvidal questions Kamaru Usman's call for rematch: 'Who is this guy fooling?'

It didn’t take long for Jorge Masvidal to respond to Kamaru Usman.
The former UFC title challenger and “BFM” champion Masvidal (35-14 MMA, 12-7 UFC) took to social media on Sunday …read more

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UFC 258 post-event facts: Kamaru Usman's resume hits legendary status

The UFC hosted its second pay-per-view of the year on Saturday with UFC 258, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with 10 fighters on a heavily-altered …read more

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Dana White: Georges St. Pierre Comparisons, GOAT Talk Well-Deserved for Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman showcased some different aspects to his game at UFC 258. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Admits He Had to ‘Recompose’ Himself After Getting Rocked Early at UFC 258

For a moment, it appeared as though Kamaru Usman’s reign as welterweight champion would end inside of a round at UFC 258. …read more

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