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Did Kamaru Usman win?

Kamaru Usman knocked out Jorge Masvidal in the second round to retain his UFC welterweight title in the main event of UFC 261 on Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida. Usman (19-1) beat Masvidal (35-15) via unanimous decision at UFC 251 last July in Abu Dhabi.Apr 24, 2021

Is Kamaru Usman actually from Nigeria?

Born in Nigeria, Usman emigrated with his family to the USA as an eight-year-old, but has stayed in touch with the culture and language. So it comes as something of a surprise that despite being the first UFC African champion, he is the last of the three to revisit the continent.Aug 4, 2021

Why is Adesanya named Israel?

Israel Adesanya’s name has roots in the Yoruba language of Nigeria, where ‘The Last Stylebender’ was born. The name he uses inside the octagon, however, stems from his love for anime.May 21, 2021

Why is Israel called Stylebender?

His nickname is actually a tribute to his love for anime. Israel’s nickname has been emanated from the Anime series Avatar: The Last Airbender. This show used to air on Nickelodeon. In this show, as the title suggests, the lead character named Aang is the Last Airbender.May 26, 2021

Who is Kamaru Usman 1 loss?

Kamaru Usman’s only loss on his MMA record was handed to him by Jose Caceres, elder brother of longtime UFC featherweight Alex Caceres, in Usman’s second MMA fight as a professional.Apr 25, 2021

Is Kamaru Usman’s name Marty?

Usman started wrestling in his sophomore year in high school, at Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas. Because Usman’s wrestling coach at the time had trouble pronouncing his first name Kamarudeen, he got the nickname “Marty” when he joined the team and it stuck with him during his amateur wrestling career.

Who is Marty from Nebraska?

Marty is short for Kamaru, which is short for Kamarudeen. That’s according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, who is sometimes referred to as “Marty from Nebraska” by people looking to get under his skin.Mar 22, 2019