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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has claimed that Conor McGregor went running when offered a fight with him earlier this year.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated Kamarudeen Usman on the successful defence of his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title, saying his victory has lifted the spirits of Nigerians despite the gloom COVID-19 pandemic has brought.
Ultimate Fighting Championship president, Dana White, has hinted that Gilbert Burns will be the next fight for welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman.
Kamaru Usman put on a ‘Fight Island’ masterclass Sunday to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight world title by grinding down a brave Jorge Masvidal in Abu Dhabi.
Nigeria’s UFC star Kamaru Usman has reached out to rival Khabib Nurmagomedov who lost ins father on Friday.
President of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Dana White has ruled out the possibility of Conor McGregor taking on fighting for the welterweight champion Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman.
UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman insists he’s ready to give Conor McGregor a chance to challenge for the title if he’s interested.
Irish-born Conor McGregor has been offered the chance to face Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight belt after the Nigerian manager challenged him on Twitter.
Nigeria’s Sodiq Yusuff says he hope to follow the footsteps of compatriots Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman to land UFC world title in the nearest future.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account has been hacked, with a series of expletive-laden and racist tweets being published.
Nigerian martial art star Kamaru Usman says he’s ready to present his belt to American president Donald Trump.
Colby Covington slammed referee Marc Goddard following his stoppage defeat to Kamaru Usman at UFC 245.
Kamaru Usman sent a bloodied, bleary Colby Covington spiralling to the ground for the second time. Usman then leaped on him and went to work on Covington’s badly injured face, battering his dazed opponent with hammer fists until the referee mercifully intervened.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman successfully defended his crown for the first time in spectacular fashion, breaking open a razor-close fight with Colby Covington with a fifth-round stoppage that may not have put an end to their rivalry, but that certainly cemented Usman’s place as the top 170-pounder in the world.
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya for knocking out 185-pound challenger, Robert Whittaker, to become UFC undisputed world middleweight champion.
Nigeria has always had a history when it comes to combat sports. The towering legend of Dick Tiger was impossible to escape, Hogan ‘Kid’ Bassey held a featherweight title as far back as 1957, and in the last three decades the likes of David Izonritei, Ike Ibeabuchi and Samuel Peter have shaken up the heavyweight division.
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A yet-to-be-identified driver conveying Automotive Gas Oil, also known as diesel, to a destination in the state lost control of the vehicle and crashed around the New Road bus stop in Apapa, Lagos.
US comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving three and a half years in jail, has filed a new appeal against his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has handed his man-of-the-match award against Atalanta to Eric Choupo-Moting while manager Thomas Tuchel and Ander Herrera have praised the striker.
Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed has approved the dissolution of caretaker chairmen, their deputies and councillors of all 20 local government areas of the state.
Rangers could discover today the extent of the injury that forced Leon Balogun off during the 3-0 win over St Johnstone at Ibrox, in Wednesday’s Scottish League tie.
A former Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawrence Alobi, has blamed the prevailing security challenges in the country on corruption, inadequate funding and bad governance orchestrated by successive governments.
China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
At least 20 people were killed and 13 others wounded Sunday in torrential rains and flooding, the latest victims of days of flooding in Sudan, the civil defence said.
Muhammed Nasiru-Karofi, Director-General, Kebbi Concerned Citizens Initiative, an NGO, has dissociated himself from a letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari demanding the suspension of Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, over alleged corruption.
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 35-year-old man, Maroof Buhari, at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged breach of peace and stealing.