News and events involving MMA fighter Kamaru Usman.
Manager: Next UFC welterweight title match-up finally set
Leon Edwards' UFC welterweight title will likely be contested in either November or December, now that we know who will be fighting.
UFC's Khamzat Chimaev vs. Paulo Costa fight rumor is a giant mess
Paulo Costa vs. Khamzat Chimaev? What the hell is going on with this UFC 294 fight card anyway.
Chimaev urged by ex-UFC champ to 'stop flirting' and cut weight
Undefeated UFC star Khamzat Chimaev is being urged to follow through and make his next big fight happen.
UFC 294: Khamzat Chimaev says 'There was no other match. It's just him'
Undefeated UFC star Khamzat Chimaev has some reason to believe he faces a former champion in Abu Dhabi.
Watch Chimaev's doppelgänger score 41-second KO
Undefeteated UFC star Khamzat Chimaev has a doppelgänger in the Middle East fighting under the Brave CF banner.
Israel Adesanya explains why he likes Khamzat Chimaev bout, but has ‘bigger fish to fry’
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya isn’t afraid of a fight with Khamzat Chimaev, but it’s not the first one on his list.
Six unbooked UFC champions, and the blatant disrespect on Sterling
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling is being disrespected by UFC and Dana White in favor of Sean O'Malley.
No Paulo Costa, Khamzat Chimaev expecting ex-UFC champ in Abu Dhabi
Khamzat Chimaev and Paulo Costa have both been riding the UFC sidelines waiting for a fight. Now Costa's booked, but what's Chimaev doing?
Gane vs. Blaydes and other UFC fights to make
It's an off-week, making it a perfect time to look over every division and figure out what the UFC matchmakers should be putting together.
Chimaev is a betting favorite over longtime champ Usman
Check out the Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kamaru Usman betting odds.
Long live the bantamweight king! - Sterling vs Cejudo Bold Predictions
Get all the dirt on the main event of UFC 288 between Aljamain Sterling & Henry Cejudo, including who will emerge victorious.
White gives one condition for entertaining Usman vs. Chimaev
Dana White will only entertain the Kamaru Usman-Khamzat Chimaev fight under one condition.
Gracie will look better than ever | Bold Predictions
Dig in for the boldest of predictions for UFC 288's main card, including Belal's chances, and Andrade's drop back to 115.
Kamaru Usman offers three big-name options
Former welterweight champion Kamaru Usman wants no-nonsense options for his next fight.
Jorge Masvidal is right: UFC could be sued if Colby Covington fights with a brain injury
Jorge Masvidal is right. The UFC could be sued if it books Colby Covington to fight with a brain injury.
UFC stats review 2023: Chris Curtis remains perfect
An up-to-date look at all the important UFC stats in 2023
UFC 287 results, videos: Burns retires Masvidal
Check out the results and highlights of Jorge Masvidal vs. Gilbert Burns from the UFC 287 co-main event.
Muhammad Wants 'Usman, Colby, or Leon’ Next
Muhammad wants his next matchup to be against someone ranked higher than him.
‘I still haven’t got over it’ – Jorge Masvidal reflects on KO loss to Kamaru Usman
Mentally, ‘Gamebred’ has yet to come to terms with his KO loss to Usman.
Francis Ngannou claims Kamaru Usman ‘didn’t train’ for UFC 286 ‘because of a lot of injuries’
Ahead of UFC 286, Kamaru Usman vowed to reclaim the welterweight title in his third fight with Leon Edwards. Specifically, “The Nigerian Nightmare” planned a “soul-taking” at the expense of “Rocky.” “In his head, he forgot what happened four rounds before that. He’s like, ‘I landed the kick, I’m the champ! I’m good.’ But he […]
UFC rankings: Kamaru Usman slips on P4P list following second straight loss to Edwards
UFC 286 saw Kamaru Usman slip down the welterweight rankings.
UFC 286: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3 – Unofficial Awards
MMA is an interesting sport. There’s fights where you know exactly what you’re going to get. Sometimes that’s exactly what you hope for, other times you’re begging for a rabbit to be pulled out of a hat. Other times, you have no clue what to expect. As a fan, those are my favorite type of […]
UFC 286 Reactions & UFC San Antonio Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
It’s time for another one of our infamous and patented ‘Care/Don’t Care Podcasts’, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson, author of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson Substack’, the upcoming “A Walk Across Dirty Water and Straight Into Murderer’s Row: A Memoir”, & the ‘Fight Book’, “Fight: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking But […]
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3 – Fights to make
UFC 286 is all wrapped up. While it didn’t have the high tension thrills of 285, it was a pretty satisfying PPV all around. Leon Edwards put on what may have been the most complete performance of his career to put his rivalry with Kamaru Usman firmly to bed in the main event, while Justin […]
UFC 286: ‘Edwards vs Usman 3’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show
Related CLICK HERE TO PLAY THE SHOW ON OUR NEW SUBSTACK WITH EXCLUSIVE BONUS CONTENT FOR PAID SUBSCRIBERS! – UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3 | 6th Round Post-Fight Show via BloodyElbowPodcast.Substack.com Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon & his co-hort Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Saturday, March 18th, 2023, with a breakdown of […]
UFC 286 highlight videos: Leon Edwards wins decision over Kamaru Usman to retain ww title
The top of the UFC 286 billing witnessed England’s own Leon Edwards retain his welterweight title by takin a majority decision over the former champ, Kamaru Usman. Edwards got his strikes going right away, pumping his volume from range and stuffing the takedown attempts. The champion also landed a huge knee to the face in […]
‘And still’ – Pros react to Leon Edwards’ close win over Kamaru Usman at UFC 286
Leon Edwards defeated Kamaru Usman by majority decision. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the match.
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3 post-fight press conference live stream
Join us here at BloodyElbow.com around 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT for a live stream of the UFC 28: Edwards vs. Usman 3 post-fight press conference, live from London, England. You can catch the video above, and since Bloody Elbow has the best comments section of any sports site, you should stick around and participate […]
Video: Kamaru Usman discusses post-KO stories with Michael Bisping
Former UFC champions Kamaru Usman and Michael Bisping have similar stories about being knocked out for the first time. Usman suffered the first KO loss of his professional career after Leon Edwards sent him to the canvas with a head kick at UFC 278 this past August. In a recent interview with Bisping, the ‘Nigerian […]
UFC 286 results, highlight videos: Leon Edwards earns majority decision in trilogy with Kamaru Usman
Check back in on this post later on to see who won the UFC 286 co-main event, which is going down from the O2 Arena in London, England. This post will cover tonight’s UFC’s welterweight title fight between the champion, Leon Edwards and the former champ, Kamaru Usman. Honestly, Edwards scoring that miraculous come from […]