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Kamaru Usman discusses complications with healing his hand injury: “I couldn’t potentially fight again”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman hasn’t had an easy time recovering from his hand injury. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ was last seen in the cage last November at UFC 268. Usman scored a unanimous decision over Colby Covington, defeating ‘Chaos’ for the second time. Following the victory, many assumed that the champion would face Leon Edwards again.
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Georges St-Pierre reveals strategy for how he’d approach fight against Kamaru Usman

Georges St-Pierre and Kamaru Usman are two of the greatest welterweights to ever lace up a pair of four-ounce gloves, but who would win if they somehow met in their primes?. That debate has continued to heat up as Usman racks up title defenses during his four-year run as UFC welterweight champion. And although it’s a question that will never truly be answered, the 41-year-old St-Pierre was always a master tactician in his heyday, so he’s given thought to how he’d approach a fight against MMA’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter.
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Kamaru Usman Couldn’t Care Less If UFC Creates Interim Title In Absence

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman couldn’t care less if the UFC decides to create an interim title in his absence. Currently, Usman is dealing with a hand injury that has kept him sidelined since his last bout. That being a November title defense against Colby Covington, which he was victorious in via unanimous decision.
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Gilbert Burns explains why Leon Edwards has “the best chance” to beat Kamaru Usman

Gilbert Burns believes Leon Edwards has the best chance to dethrone Kamaru Usman and become the new welterweight champion. Usman is currently rehabbing his hand but when he returns it is expected he will face Edwards next. The two fought back in December 2015 and it was Usman edging out a decision in a close fight. Since then, both Usman and Edwards haven’t lost and Burns believes there are a few key reasons why the Brit can have success against the champ.
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Kamaru Usman says Khamzat Chimaev and other contenders need to beat Colby Covington before they get a title shot

Kamaru Usman believes Khamzat Chimaev and other welterweight contenders need to get past Colby Covington before they can get a title shot. Usman is currently on the sidelines as he rehabs his hand injury. When he returns, it’s likely he will face Leon Edwards. After that, there is no clear-cut contender but Khamzat Chimaev is one fighter knocking on the door. Yet, Usman believes the Swede should have to go through Covington first.
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UFC hopeful for Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2 at UFC 278

In a perfect world, UFC 278 will see Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards run things back with Welterweight gold on the line. According to Ariel Helwani, the promotion hopes to book the rematch for UFC 278 on Aug. 20, 2022, in what is anticipated to be Salt Lake City, Utah. The location of the event has yet to be officially announced.
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Kamaru Usman Names Who He’d Select To Play Him In A Movie

Kamaru Usman has shared his selection of who he would select to play him in a movie. UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman’s notoriety continues to grow with each passing victory. Usman currently has over 3 million Instagram followers and counting, with fans spread out around the globe. However, unlike...
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Kamaru Usman Justifies Canelo Callout With Masvidal KO

Kamaru Usman thinks the proof is in the pudding when it comes to his callout of Canelo Álvarez for a boxing match. The UFC welterweight champion has been campaigning for a boxing bout with the Mexican star for some time now. However, those pleas seem to have fallen on deaf ears, as neither Canelo nor UFC President Dana White seems too keen on making that fight a priority at the moment.
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“Big f*cking fire” knocks Pat McAfee Show off the air mid-interview with Kamaru Usman

The Pat McAfee Show came to an abrupt end Thursday afternoon when a nearby fire caused a power outage, forcing the crew out of their studio mid-interview. “That’s a big f*cking fire,” McAfee said earlier in the afternoon as he looked at a live shot of the building from outside. “That smoke smells. The paint from that place, the utilities, the plastic. That’s all just floating right into us.”
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