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Kamaru Usman Has No Peer and Is Now Chasing GSP After Spectacular UFC 261 Win

Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty ImagesDana White suggested before Saturday’s UFC 261 card that welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman (19-1), is the greatest fighter in the division’s history. George St-Pierre’s existence made that claim from the UFC boss contentious, but Usman significantly strengthened his case on fight night. Usman, born in Auchi, Nigeria, returned to action in the…

Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington Fight Targeted After UFC 261, Dana White Says

Gary McCullough/Associated PressDana White is trying to allow Kamaru Usman to build the type of UFC legacy that lasts.After the welterweight champ took down Jorge Masvidal on Saturday for the second time, the UFC president said that means another rematch for Usman—one with Colby Covington. Aaron Bronsteter @aaronbronsteterWhite says that Usman vs. Covington is the fight…

Kamaru Usman Says He’s Best Pound-for Pound Fighter in World After UFC 261 Win

John Locher/Associated PressKamaru Usman ruthlessly knocked out Jorge Masvidal to retain the Welterweight title, then promptly challenged the entire sport with a strong declaration. Ariel Helwani @arielhelwaniUsman says he’s the best P4P fighter on the planet. With Khabib retired, I think you can make a very, very strong case for that argument.Usman called himself the best…

Kamaru Usman Retains Title with 2nd-Round Knockout vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261

John Locher/Associated PressKamaru Usman is still your UFC welterweight champion. The Nigerian Nightmare defended his title with a  second-round knockout win over Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 261 from VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.After fighting to a decision the first time around, Usman melted Masvidal with a massive right hand. Usman was…