Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman Profile

Kamaru Usman is a Mixed Martial Artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championships/UFC.

Kamarudeen Usman made his professional MMA debut in November 2012. Usman was able to secure a record of 5–1, competing for several smaller/regional promotions before joining the tryouts for The Ultimate Fighter in early 2015.

Usman defeated Hayder Hassan on July 12th, 2015, at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale to win a six-figure contract with the UFC.

Usman would go on to face future 170-pound contender Leon Edwards on December 19th, 2015, at UFC on Fox 17 in his official promotional debut. Usman would win the fight by unanimous decision.

‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ would defeat Tyron Woodley on March 2nd, 2019, in the co-main event at UFC 235 to become the UFC Welterweight Champion. Usman has been the champion ever since and remains the king of the 170-pound division to this day.

What is Kamaru Usman’s age?

Usman was born on May 11th, 1987, making him 35 years old.

What is Kamaru Usman’s height?

The UFC fighter has a billed height of 6 ft 0 in/1.83 m.

What weight class does Kamaru Usman fight in?

Usman fights in the Welterweight division of the UFC, and his weigh-in weight is almost always at the division limit of 170 to 170.5 pounds.

What time does Kamaru Usman fight?

Usman is one of the biggest stars on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster, meaning that he will usually be featured in the Main Event of PPV cards.

If ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is featured in the main event of a PPV card in the United States, then he is usually fighting between 3 AM BST and 6 AM BST.

These timings can change regularly depending on where Usman is on the fight card, but it is highly unlikely that he will be competing any lower than at least the co-main event.

How to Watch Kamaru Usman fights

UFC events are available to watch in the United Kingdom on BT Sport. BT Sport is the home of the Ultimate Fighting Championships in the United Kingdom, and fight fans can catch all of the action via a monthly subscription or on very rare occasions BT Sport Box Office.

Early Prelims and Prelims for UFC Fight Night and UFC PPV events are also available for fans in the United Kingdom to watch on UFC Fight Pass.

UFC FIGHT PASS is a digital streaming service giving fans access to thousands of hours of content and live events from around the world. FIGHT PASS is available 24/7, 365-days a year and features behind-the-scenes, exclusive, and original content that can’t be found anywhere else.

Where can I find Kamaru Usman on social media?

You can follow the UFC star on both Twitter and Instagram.

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