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Muhammad Unwilling To Be Official Backup To Usman vs. Edwards

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad isn’t interested in being an official backup for the upcoming title fight between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards, but he is open to fighting on …read more

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Jan Blachowicz open to fighting Kamaru Usman after welterweight champ calls him a favorable matchup: “That would be a pleasure for me”

Jan Blachowicz  is advising he’s open to fighting Kamaru Usman after the welterweight champion called him a favorable matchup.
Kamaru Usman, (20-1 MMA), last fought in November of 2021 at UFC …read more

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Blachowicz: It Would Be A “Pleasure” To Fight Kamaru Usman

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz has left the door open for a potential future fight with welterweight titleholder Kamaru Usman.

Earlier this year, Usman, who has reigned supreme over …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds to those who doubt his boxing skills: “I sent Jorge Masvidal to the shadow realm”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman doesn’t really understand those who doubt his striking skills.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ has been recently calling for a boxing match with Canelo Alvarez. While the boxing …read more

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Kamaru Usman explains why he doesn’t view himself as the champion when he fights

Kamaru Usman says every time he goes into a fight he doesn’t view himself as the champion.
Usman has defended his welterweight title five times since he won it back in …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Kamaru Usman responds to doubters questioning ‘Canelo’ callout, says he sent Masvidal ‘to the shadow realm’

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Kamaru Usman has heard it all before.
The reigning UFC welterweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, according to …read more

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Belal Muhammad snubs Kamaru Usman while listing his welterweight Mount Rushmore

Belal Muhammad did not include Kamaru Usman when listing who should be on the welterweight Mount Rushmore.
While his fighting style may not be everyone’s cup of tea, there’s no way …read more

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Belal Muhammad Leaves Usman Off His Welterweight Mount Rushmore

Belal Muhammad has left Kamaru Usman off of his welterweight Mount Rushmore list.

GOAT debates are still as subjective as they have always been. Part of this is because there …read more

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Kamaru Usman won't give Khamzat Chimaev special placement: 'They're just competitors, and I see no face'

PHOENIX – While many consider Khamzat Chimaev a standout in the UFC welterweight division, champion Kamaru Usman just sees another contender.
Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) refuses to give Chimaev any …read more

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Belal Muhammad: Kamaru Usman not the welterweight GOAT, defended his title against 'just three guys'

Belal Muhammad thinks people calling Kamaru Usman the best welterweight of all time are getting ahead of themselves.
Ex-champion Georges St-Pierre is owner of the most title defenses in UFC welterweight …read more

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Kamaru Usman explains why he disapproves of Jorge Masvidal’s attack on Colby Covington: “I don’t think anyone had a justification to do that”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has explained why he didn’t approve of Jorge Masvidal attacking Colby Covington.
While it may have been Colby Covington who got his hand raised at UFC …read more

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Kamaru Usman ‘disappointed’ in Jorge Masvidal’s alleged attack on Colby Covington: ‘I don’t think anyone had justification to do that’

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Kamaru Usman has weighed in on the alleged incident involving his previous two opponents in Miami Beach, Fla.
Jorge Masvidal …read more

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White Urges Usman, Ngannou To End Crossover Talk: “Stop Guys, Stop”

UFC President Dana White has once again reiterated his disdain for modern crossover fights, pleading with the likes of welterweight champion Kamaru Usman to “stop.”

While it may have been a …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘I knew one day being your friend would pay off’

In the second episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Justin Gaethje rents an AirBnB, Michael Chandler gets a few looks from UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas travels to UFC …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds to Jake Paul mocking his Canelo Alvarez callout: “You and me locked in a room, who makes it out alive?”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman wasn’t a fan of Jake Paul poking fun at his Canelo Alvarez callout.
Over the last few months, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ has been searching for a …read more

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Kamaru Usman To MMA Fans: “I’m Just A Nice Guy”

Pound-For-Pound king Kamaru Usman wants MMA fans to know that he’s “not that guy” when it comes to trash-talking opponents.

In light of all the callouts and trash talk from …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: Kamaru Usman on a tear, but he can be beaten if he's not careful

Georges St-Pierre is urging Kamaru Usman to not get complacent.
UFC welterweight champion Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) has looked impressive in his five title defenses, but St-Pierre knows a thing or …read more

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Jake Paul slams Kamaru Usman for suggesting boxing is dead: “Also Kamaru Usman: ‘pls Canelo fight me for a payday’”

Jake Paul is slamming Kamaru Usman for suggesting boxing is dead.
It all started when boxer Canelo Alvarez talked about a super-fight with UFC Welterweight Champion, Kamaru Usman.
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Jake Paul agrees with “Rat” manager Ali Abdelaziz about Alvarez/Usman fight: “Canelo is ducking a lot of people”

Jake Paul may not agree with Ali Abdelaziz on much. However, the YouTuber-turned-boxer seems to think the manager is right about Canelo Alvarez vs. Kamaru Usman.
Over the last few days, …read more

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St-Pierre thinks ‘there’s a lot of guys’ that can beat Kamaru Usman

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre speaks to reporters during a press conference at The Star in Sydney, Australia on Aug. 6, 2018. | Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage

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'Sit down it's not your turn yet': Canelo Alvarez, Kamaru Usman trade barbs on potential boxing match

Kamaru Usman may not have Canelo Alvarez on board just yet, but at least he got him to respond.
UFC welterweight champion Usman has been eager to lace up the boxing …read more

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Heck of a Morning: MMA Draft chatter, Kamaru Usman vs. Canelo Alvarez, Urijah Faber joins the show

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If you were promoting a brand new MMA organization and you were taking part in a multi-league draft, and all …read more

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Canelo Alvarez tells Kamaru Usman to “sit down” after recent back-and-forth: “You want the pay day right?”

Canelo Alvarez is getting tired of Kamaru Usman taking shots at him.
For months now, Usman has been vocal in his desire to box Canelo Alvarez. He believes it would be …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Canelo Alvarez trade shots after ‘Who the f*** is this?’ jab at UFC champ’s manager

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The back and forth between Kamaru Usman and Canelo Alvarez continues.
The two champions, both of whom are widely considered to …read more

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Canelo Alvarez responds after Kamaru Usman warns him against taunting his manager Ali Abdelaziz

Canelo Alvarez has responded to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s warning.
The UFC champion and the boxing champion have been in talks for a fight over the last few months. While …read more

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Canelo Álvarez Claps Back At Kamaru Usman’s Manager

Canelo Álvarez just clapped back hard at UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz.

With talk of a potential boxing bout between the two champions looming, Abdelaziz took to …read more

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Morning Report: Georges St-Pierre reminds Kamaru Usman to stay focused: ‘There’s a lot of guys that can beat Usman’

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Georges St-Pierre knows better than anyone else in MMA history what it’s like to sit atop the welterweight division. Currently …read more

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Canelo Alvarez reacts to Ali Abdelaziz stating he’s a chicken for turning down Kamaru Usman fight: “Who the f*ck is this?”

Canelo Alvarez has reacted to Ali Abdelaziz’s comments that he’s scared of Kamaru Usman.
Over the last few months, the Mexican superstar and the UFC welterweight champion have been in talks …read more

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UFC champion Kamaru Usman's main motivation to be great should come as no surprise

It was the late, great boxing champion “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler who famously said “it’s tough to get out of bed to do roadwork at 5 a.m. when you’re sleeping in …read more

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Kamaru Usman fight ‘not in my future’, says Canelo, ‘but you never know’

Canelo Alvarez is interviewed by a reporter.

Canelo Alvarez is fighting for legacy, not Kamaru Usman. Canelo Alvarez has shut down any talks of a …read more

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Georges St-Pierre Explains How Prime GSP Would Fight Kamaru Usman

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre knows how his prime self would approach a bout with reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.

When the topic of conversation surrounds who the GOAT is at 170 …read more

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Canelo Alvarez not interested boxing Kamaru Usman “right now”, focused on legacy fights

Canelo Alvarez doesn’t have a ton of interest in boxing Kamaru Usman.
Usman and Alvarez are the current top pound-for-pound fighters in MMA and boxing, respectively, so with that, the UFC’s …read more

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Canelo Provides Update On The Chances Of Fighting Kamaru Usman

Canelo Álvarez has issued a new response to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s calls for a fight inside the boxing ring.

Álvarez recently addressed the possibility during an interview with TMZ …read more

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Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor needs a ‘warm-up fight,’ like Donald Cerrone was, before facing Kamaru Usman

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Joe Rogan isn’t sure what Conor McGregor’s plan is for a UFC return, but he thinks it’d be a mistake …read more

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Rogan: McGregor Should Take ‘Tune-Up Fight’ Before Usman

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Conor McGregor is lobbying for a shot at UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in his return to the Octagon, but …read more

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Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor needs a ‘tune-up’ fight before Kamaru Usman

All signs are pointing towards a fight with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman for former double champion Conor McGregor’s return fight.

But not everyone is happy about that.

“If Conor …read more

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Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor should take 'tune-up fight' for UFC return, not Kamaru Usman

Joe Rogan thinks Conor McGregor needs a tune-up fight for his UFC return.
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) has been pushing to challenge UFC welterweight champion and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Kamaru Usman …read more

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Joe Rogan Wants Usman Vs. Canelo, But The Reason May Surprise You

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There has not been a huge fan outcry demanding Kamaru Usman vs. Canelo Alvarez.
Usman, Welterweight champion of the world …read more

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Joe Rogan explains why he would like to see Kamaru Usman box Canelo Alvarez

Joe Rogan wants to see Kamaru Usman get the chance to box Canelo Alvarez.
Usman has made it clear he wants to box Alvarez as the two are atop the pound-for-pound …read more

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Rogan thinks Usman boxing Canelo would be an ‘invaluable experience’ for him

Joe Rogan interviews Kamaru Usman at the UFC 245 weigh-ins ahead of his welterweight title fight against Colby Covington. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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‘I don’t think sh-t of him’ — Jorge Masvidal not sold on Khamzat Chimaev

Jorge Masvidal speaks to reporters at the UFC 261 pre-fight press conference ahead of his welterweight title fight against Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
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Joe Rogan on Kamaru Usman boxing Canelo Alvarez: 'I don't think it damages his potential as a UFC fighter'

Joe Rogan doesn’t think UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has much to lose in a potential boxing match with Canelo Alvarez.
Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) has expressed his desire to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: Usman’s Standup Is Nothing Special

UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal isn’t impressed by Kamaru Usman’s striking despite having been knocked out by the division champion.

The pair have fought twice now, with Usman seeing his hand …read more

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Leon Edwards Calls ‘Fake News’ On Sonnen’s Usman/McGregor Claim

Leon Edwards has denied Chael Sonnen’s claims that he’s been offered money to let Conor McGregor fight Kamaru Usman next.

With a 10-fight unbeaten streak, Edwards is expected to face the …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan wants to see Kamaru Usman box Canelo Alvarez: ‘I think it would be invaluable experience for him’

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For several months now, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has been …read more

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He Said What?! Edwards Laughs Off McGregor Welterweight Title Shot Claims

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Leon Edwards is expected to be next in line for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. However, former …read more

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Masvidal: Usman ‘Not A Legit Striker’

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Jorge Masvidal had two chances to defeat reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman but came up short in both attempts. In …read more

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Leon Edwards reacts after Chael Sonnen suggests he’s been offered “his show and his win money” to step aside for Conor McGregor

Chael Sonnen says Leon Edwards has been offered his show and his win money to step aside for Conor McGregor to face Kamaru Usman.
Edwards (19-3 MMA) is expected to challenge …read more

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Jorge Masvidal downplays Kamaru Usman's striking: 'Nothing special on the feet'

Jorge Masvidal is still not sold on UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman as a striker.
Despite suffering a violent knockout loss to Usman in their UFC 261 rematch last April, Masvidal …read more

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Matt Brown: ‘The hype is real’ about Khamzat Chimaev, but ‘I didn’t see anything’ to believe he’ll beat Kamaru Usman

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Khamzat Chimaev had a lot to prove in his fight against Gilbert Burns at UFC 273.
Despite an unblemished record and …read more

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Chael Sonnen says Leon Edwards has been offered his show and his win money to step aside for Conor McGregor to face Kamaru Usman

Chael Sonnen says Leon Edwards has been offered his show and his win money to step aside for Conor McGregor to face Kamaru Usman.
Edwards (19-3 MMA) is expected to challenge …read more

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Jorge Masvidal is convinced that Kamaru Usman is beatable: “On the feet he’s nothing special”

Jorge Masvidal is convinced that reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is beatable.
Usman has not lost in the UFC and is currently riding a 19-fight win streak. He has also …read more

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Video: Watch Justin Gaethje get after it with Kamaru Usman in training for UFC 274

Justin Gaethje is putting himself through the ringer ahead of UFC 274.
Gaethje (23-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) challenges UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira (32-8 MMA, 20-8 UFC) on May 7 for his …read more

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Kamaru Usman blasts Conor McGregor for calling him out: “He has to try to attach his name to someone who is relevant”

Kamaru Usman thinks Conor McGregor is only calling him out to stay relevant.
McGregor is currently rehabbing the broken leg he sustained in his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier back at …read more

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman shares a word of advice for Khamzat Chimaev

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has shared some words of advice for Khamzat Chimaev after his UFC 273 win.
It was on April 9th, 2022 that Khamzat Chimaev (11-0 MMA) defeated …read more

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Usman: Chimaev A Victim Of His Own Hype

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Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thought Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gilbert Burns, which took place on the UFC 273 pay-per-view …read more

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Kamaru Usman offers Khamzat Chimaev advice about hype, takes nothing away from UFC 273 win

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thinks Khamzat Chimaev might’ve bought into his own hype a little too much.
For the first time in his UFC tenure, Chimaev (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) …read more

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Kamaru Usman trashes Conor McGregor: ‘He’s not relevant’

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor is expected to return to action sometime this year, and “The Notorious” wants to return to a title fight. He’s also said that …read more

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Kamaru Usman thinks Chimaev got ‘caught up’ in own hype before UFC 273, ‘absolutely’ sees holes in his game

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Kamaru Usman isn’t losing any sleep over the threat of Khamzat Chimaev.
The UFC welterweight champion was one …read more

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Kamaru Usman weighs in on Khamzat Chimaev and gives a word of advice

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman weighed in on undefeated contender Khamzat Chimaev and gave “Borz” a word of advice.

Chimaev made his UFC debut in July 2020 defeating John Phillips by …read more

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Abdelaziz to Usman: ‘If you want to beat Khamzat, you fight him now’

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is spotted in attendance at the GQ Men of the Year event in Hollywood, California on Nov. 18, 2021. | Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images
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Adesanya Says Usman Is The Best Pound-For-Pounder Fighter In MMA

Israel Adesanya believes Kamaru Usman is the clear pound-for-pound best in MMA.

Usman is the current welterweight champion and is undefeated in the UFC, including defending his title five times. He …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as a slight favorite in potential fight against Khamzat Chimaev

Kamaru Usman has opened as the betting favorite for a potential fight with Khamzat Chimaev. At UFC 273, Chimaev was set for the toughest test of his career as he …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev slight betting favorite over Colby Covington, underdog to Kamaru Usman

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For the first time in his UFC career, Khamzat Chimaev won’t be a massive favorite heading into …read more

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Henry Cejudo says Khamzat Chimaev is in “big trouble” if he fights Kamaru Usman the same way he did Gilbert Burns

Henry Cejudo believes Khamzat Chimaev will be in big trouble if he fights Kamaru Usman in the same way he fought Gilbert Burns. This past Saturday night at UFC 273, …read more

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Ngannou: Burns/Chimaev War Showed “How Great” Usman Is

UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou has suggested the stock of fellow African champion Kamaru Usman rose after the fight between Gilbert Burns and Khamzat Chimaev.

On the main card of this …read more

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Henry Cejudo: Khamzat Chimaev 'in big trouble' if he fights Kamaru Usman the same way as Gilbert Burns

Henry Cejudo thinks Khamzat Chimaev can’t approach Kamaru Usman the same way he did Gilbert Burns.
Chimaev (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) endured some damage for the first time in his professional MMA …read more

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Conor McGregor and Kamaru Usman continue to trade insults, Henry Cejudo chimes in on the feud

Conor McGregor and Kamaru Usman continue to trade insults, resulting in Henry Cejudo chiming in on their feud. Conor McGregor has made it clear that he wants his next fight …read more

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UFC 273 Embedded, Episode 4: ‘He was very small’

On the fourth episode of UFC 273 Embedded, Gilbert Burns prepares for Saturday with the help of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, Aljamain Sterling arrives in Florida, Petr Yan runs …read more

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Conor McGregor teases welterweight return to become ‘triple weight world champion,’ Kamaru Usman trolls in response

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Conor McGregor is hinting at a move to welterweight when he makes his return to action.
The Irish superstar took to Twitter …read more

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Burns Comes To Same Conclusion As Chimaev About Conor McGregor

Like Khamzat Chimaev, UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns believes it’s feasible that Conor McGregor could jump the queue for a shot at Kamaru Usman’s title.

McGregor, the promotion’s first simultaneous two-division …read more

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Usman helps former foe Burns prep for Chimaev

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has helped former title challenger Gilbert Burns with his preparation for Saturday’s UFC 273 matchup with Khamzat Chimaev. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev trashes Kamaru Usman, calls Colby Covington a ‘b****’: ‘I’m already the champ’

Khamzat Chimaev is just days away from the biggest fight of his career against one-time title challenger Gilbert Burns at UFC 273, but in his mind, the victory has already …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev on Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya: 'I'm gonna go and smash them both'

Khamzat Chimaev is oozing confidence ahead of the biggest fight of his career.
Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) meets former title challenger Gilbert Burns (20-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC) on Saturday’s UFC 273 main …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev criticizes Kamaru Usman’s win streak: “Who he beat, brother?”

Khamzat Chimaev doesn’t think highly of Kamaru Usman. Chimaev is set to face Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 and should he win, it seems likely he would get a title …read more

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Gilbert Burns Reveals Usman Helped With Chimaev Preparation

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has worked with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman ahead of his UFC 273 clash with Khamzat Chimaev.

Burns will face Chimaev in a potential No. 1 contender clash …read more

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Gilbert Burns says Kamaru Usman is helping him prepare for Khamzat Chimaev

Gilbert Burns brought in a familiar face for his UFC 273 fight against Khamzat Chimaev. Burns, who trains at Sanford MMA, says Usman came back to the gym to help …read more

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Kamaru Usman weighs in on Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington assault

No one knows Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington better than Kamaru Usman. The welterweight champion has spent considerable time in the Octagon with both fighters so it’s only natural he …read more

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Kamaru Usman believes Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington were both wrong in ‘unfortunate’ altercation

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman weighed in on the alleged altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington outside of a Miami restaurant on March 21.

The incident reportedly left Covington with …read more

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Chael Sonnen hits back at Joe Rogan, says Conor McGregor should be praised for Kamaru Usman callout

Chael Sonnen doesn’t agree with Joe Rogan’s recent criticism of Conor McGregor calling out Kamaru Usman. Instead, he believes the Irishman should be praised. Earlier this month, Conor McGregor announced …read more

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Usman: Masvidal, Covington Both ‘Took A Big L’

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Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has fought and defeated Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington — twice — in separate …read more

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Kamaru Usman weighs in on the “unfortunate” out of competition altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman has weighed in on the ‘unfortunate’ altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington. Usman, UFC welterweight champion, has been victorious over both Masvidal and Covington ‘twice’ in the …read more

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Kamaru Usman breaks down the Jorge Masvidal-Colby Covington incident – and who took the 'L'

Kamaru Usman thinks both Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington are at fault after their recent incident.
This past week, Masvidal was taken into custody by Miami-Dade (Fla.) County police after allegedly …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Conor McGregor should be praised, not cautioned for wanting Kamaru Usman

Unlike many, Chael Sonnen thinks Conor McGregor should absolutely go after Kamaru Usman.
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC), who is nearing a return from his nasty leg break, has received warnings …read more

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Edwards Isn’t Buying Usman’s Revealed Gameplan Ahead Of Title Fight

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards isn’t buying Kamaru Usman’s recent comments that he won’t try to strike with him.

Edwards and Usman are expected to face off later this year in …read more

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Luque Reacts To McGregor’s Usman Callout: “It Doesn’t Make Any Sense”

Vicente Luque has given his thoughts on Conor McGregor calling out Kamaru Usman.

The welterweight division is stacked with fighters who could easily be title contenders. It seems that Kamaru …read more

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Usman on Canelo: “What Would Happen If We Fought On The Street?”

The UFC’s pound-for-pound king Kamaru Usman is adamant he would be the victor against renowned boxing sensation Canelo Álvarez.

Without question, “The Nigerian Nightmare” climbed the UFC ladder in an …read more

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Paul Felder: It’s going to take a strong ‘freak grappler’ to beat Kamaru Usman, but Khamzat Chimaev still has more to prove

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Kamaru Usman is one of the most dominant champions on the entire UFC roster, and it’s going to take a …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev can't understand why Kamaru Usman wants to box Canelo Alvarez

Khamzat Chimaev finds Kamaru Usman’s desire to box Canelo Alvarez laughable.
Usman has been vying for a boxing match with Alvarez, the No. 1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world, but UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev: Jon Jones should be UFC's No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter over Kamaru Usman

In Khamzat Chimaev’s opinion, Jon Jones is the greatest fighter of all time.
Chimaev already has expressed interest in training alongside Jones and thinks the former UFC light heavyweight king should …read more

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Video: What's up with that Conor McGregor callout of Kamaru Usman?

Before he found himself in the news – yet again – for outside-the-cage issues, Conor McGregor was back at it with another callout.
McGregor, a former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion, …read more

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Bisping, Rogan Warn Conor McGregor About Fighting Kamaru Usman

UFC commentators Michael Bisping and Joe Rogan aren’t sure Conor McGregor should aim for a fight with Kamaru Usman.

McGregor is planning a UFC return later this year and has teased …read more

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Kamaru Usman Is Not Taking Conor McGregor’s Callout Seriously

Kamaru Usman is not letting Conor McGregor’s callout affect him.

Kamaru Usman has been the best at welterweight for several years. He has defended his UFC title five times and …read more

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Joe Rogan on Conor McGregor's callout of Kamaru Usman: 'Be careful what you ask for'

If Conor McGregor truly wants to fight UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, he might want to think twice about it.
That essentially was the message from Joe Rogan after McGregor, a …read more

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Daniel Cormier warns Kamaru Usman that Canelo Alvarez won’t “carry him” like Mayweather did with McGregor: “Canelo will try to hurt you”

Daniel Cormier has warned Kamaru Usman that Canelo Alvarez won’t “carry him” like Floyd Mayweather did with Conor McGregor. Usman (20-1 MMA) is eager to step in the ring with …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says Israel Adesanya is a much easier fight compared to Kamaru Usman: “I’ll take his head off. Easy money for me!”

Khamzat Chimaev believes it will be easier to smash ‘zero wrestling’ Israel Adesanya than Kamaru Usman. Khamzat last fought at UFC 267 in October 2021 where he defeated Li Jinglians …read more

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Michael Bisping on a potential Conor McGregor vs Kamaru Usman fight: “Last time Conor broke his leg, this time out he is gonna break his jaw”

Michael Bisping has shared his thoughts on the potential of a Conor McGregor vs Kamaru Usman match-up in the Octagon. In a recent interview, the Irish fighter called out ‘The …read more

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Smesh! Adesanya Easier Than Usman

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Between Khamzat Chimaev, Kamaru Usman, and Israel Adesanya, it’s no secret what all three’s strengths are.
Chimaev and Usman have been …read more

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No Carrying! ‘Canelo Will Try To Hurt’ Usman

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A potential Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Kamaru Usman boxing match has yet to take on a life of its own …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev on Conor McGregor potentially getting the next shot at Kamaru Usman: “This is the business. Who’s the famous, makes more money”

Khamzat Chimaev has spoken out about who should get the next title shot against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Chimaev (10-0 MMA) last fought at UFC 267 in October 2021, …read more

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