Auchi, Nigeria Kamaru Usman/Place of birth
Usman claims that he was christened 'Marty' by his high school wrestling coach. The former NCAA Division 2 champion joined the Bowie High School wrestling team in his sophomore year. Here, Usman's wrestling coach named him 'Marty', as he was struggling to pronounce the Nigerian's first name, Kamarudeen.Apr 25, 2021
In the end, Usman's father received a jail sentence after he was found guilty on multiple charges. However, the fighter opined that long sentences like these were given to those who were guilty of heinous crimes. What's more, he declared that his father should not have suffered the way he did.Apr 23, 2021
Kamarudeen "Kamaru" Usman (born May 11, 1987) is a Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist, former freestyle wrestler and graduated folkstyle wrestler. He currently competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is the reigning UFC Welterweight Champion.