President Muhammadu Buhari has complimented Kamarudeen Usman for effectively guarding his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title with a determined 50-45, 50-45, 49-46 win over Jorge Masvidal.
As the principal African-conceived and Nigerian UFC Champion, President Buhari in an announcement by his exceptional counselor media, Femi Adesina recognized the fearless warrior for ending on a good note inside the octagon, gladly flying the green and white hues in inaccessible grounds and reminding the world that beneficial things and incredible individuals will even now come out of Nigeria.
“While the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic may have carried despair to numerous families and countries, the President is charmed and satisfied that our welterweight champion has lifted our spirits with another expert presentation, demonstrating that things will most likely show signs of improvement at the completion of time when we stay focused on our vision.”
The President wishes Usman the absolute best and more triumphs in his profession and asks that like fine wine, he improves with age.
The triumph over Masvidal implies that Usman stays unbeaten in his UFC vocation so far just as putting his level with Khabib Nurmagomedov with 12 sequential successes.
A gathering with Gilbert Burns could, in any case, be on the cards after the Brazilian had to pull back from his battle with Usman, six days before the occasion; having tried positive for coronavirus.
“As a matter of first importance, I have to return home to my little girl,” said Usman. “That is what is significant. I have to sit on my lounge chair, eat some Thai food and watch some Netflix with her and afterward, watch two or three aerobatic preparings and jiu-jitsu rehearses”.
“And afterward, we will begin reconsidering battling someone. That is to say, that is the one thing in this division. There is no deficiency of competitors”.
“Leon Edwards is there. That is to say, the person has been destroying it. Gilbert (Burns) had a stunning year. He is there. Colby (Covington) thinks he is there. So there is no lack of difficulties”.
“There is continually going to be a challenger and they (UFC) are continually going to toss someone in there with me.”