All fights list 2022, champion titles, age, height, reach and weight, KO ratio of the mixed martial artist Kamaru «The Nigerian Nightmare» Usman.

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Kamaru Usman

Information updated: 2022-07-02

(9 KOs)

(0 KOs)


Given name: Kamarudeen Usman

Alias: The Nigerian Nightmare

Titles held: UFC (welterweight)

Born: May 11, 1987 (35 years)

Sherdog ID: 120691

Nationality: NigeriaNigeria

Division: welterweight

Weight: 170 lb (77,1 kg)

Height: 6′ 0″ (183 cm)

Reach: 76″ (193 cm)

Stance: orthodox

KOs: 45%

Birth place: Auchi, Nigeria

Residence: Delray Beach, Florida, USA

Wins by KO: 45%
Wins by subm: 5%
Wins by dec: 50%
Losses by KO: 0%
Losses by subm: 100%
Losses by dec: 0%

Kamaru Usman's next fight will be held on August 20, 2022 against Leon EdwardsLeon Edwards.

Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 

Kamaru Usman's next fight

The last fight of Kamaru Usman took place on November 6, 2021 against Colby CovingtonColby Covington.
Usman won by unanimous decision (UD).

Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 

Kamaru Usman's last fight
  • Total fights: 21
  • Wins: 20
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 10
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Kamaru Usman have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-11-06 Colby Covington Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-04-24 Jorge Masvidal Win
KO (Punch)
2021-02-13 Gilbert Burns Win
TKO (Punches)
2020-07-11 Jorge Masvidal Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-12-14 Colby Covington Win
TKO (Punches)
2019-03-02 Tyron Woodley Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-11-30 Rafael dos Anjos Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-05-19 Demian Maia Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-01-14 Emil Meek Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-09-16 Sergio Moraes Win
KO (Punch)
2017-04-08 Sean Strickland Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-11-19 Warlley Alves Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-07-23 Alexander Yakovlev Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-12-19 Leon Edwards Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-07-12 Hayder Hassan Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2014-07-18 Marcus Hicks Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-04-04 Lenny Lovato Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-01-31 Steven Rodriguez Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-12-14 Rashid Abdullah Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-05-24 Jose Caceres Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2012-11-30 David Glover Win
TKO (Punches)

Who all beat Kamaru Usman?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2013-05-24 Jose Caceres Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
MMA artist Kamaru Usman

MMA artist Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman is a Nigerian MMA artist, who competes in the welterweight division.
As a professional athlete, Usman has been performing for 9 years.

Kamaru was born in Auchi, Nigeria, on May 11, 1987.
He currently resides in Delray Beach, Florida, USA.

Pro debut

A 25-year-old Usman made his professional debut on November 30, 2012 against David Glover.
Kamaru won by technical knockout (TKO).

First world title

On March 2, 2019 Kamaru Usman became the UFC welterweight champion.
The Nigerian defeated world champion Tyron Woodley.

Current world MMA welterweight champions



weight limit:
170 lbs / 77,1 kg
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